Valeria Abarca, missing teen from Elk Grove Township (SOURCE: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Cook County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help to Locate Missing and Endangered Teen from Unincorporated Elk Grove Township

439 COOK COUNTY, IL – Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and endangered teen from unincorporated Elk Grove Township. Valeria Abarca, 13, was last seen […]

Sutton Road and Magnolia Lane Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps)

Police-Involved Crash Involving Cook County Sheriff’s Office Vehicle on Sutton Rd North of Golf Rd Near Hoffman Estates

256 Police the Cook County Sheriff’s Office and firefighter/paramedics from Hoffman Estates responded about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, October 7, 2020 to a report of a crash involving a Cook County Sheriff’s Deputies police vehicle on […]

Peter Zhang, promoting prostitution suspect (Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Cook County Sheriff’s Police Arrest Male Suspect from Chicago Accused of Promoting Prostitution; Rescue 2 Victims from Sex Trafficking

1,071 Cook County Sheriff’s Police arrested a Chicago man for promoting prostitution and rescued two victims of sex trafficking following an undercover investigation prompted by a tip from the National Human Trafficking Hotline, Cook County […]

Witness report of shots fired near Clifford's Pub on Rand Road in Palatine Township

One Man Shot: Cook County Sheriff’s Office Investigating a Shooting Near Clifford’s Pub; Victim Arrived at Northwest Community Hospital without Paramedics

1,311 Cook County Sheriff’s Deputies responded about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, September 26, 2020 to investigate shots fired near Clifford’s Pub, 1503 Rand Road, according to a witness of the investigation. Cook County Sheriff’s police were […]

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Cook County Sheriff’s Office Announces Electronic Monitoring Program Transition from Radio Frequency to GPS Bracelets

313 To address the continued increase of criminal defendants court-ordered to the Sheriff’s Electronic Monitoring (EM) program, currently over 3,300 participants, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office has made the administrative decision to formally transition all […]

Fatal crash scene Central Road near Oakton Community College Des Plaines

Fatal Vehicle vs Pedestrian Crash at Des Plaines River Trail and Central Rd Near Oakton Community College — Report that Pedestrian Was a Bicyclist Not Confirmed

1,931 Fatal vehicle pedestrian crash near Cook County Forest Preserve Trail near Oakton Community College Des Plaines Police, Cook County Sheriff’s Deputies, and firefighter/paramedics from Des Plaines responded about 10:56 a.m. Sunday August 9, 2020 […]

House fire in unincorporated Hoffman Estates Tuesday July 14, 2020

Fire at House on Shotkoski Drive in Unincorporated Hoffman Estates Involved Natural Gas Service; Severely Damaged Home

783 Cook County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighter/paramedics and command officers from Bartlett, Barrington, Hoffman Estates, Elgin, South Elgin and Streamwood responded about 5:12 p.m. Tuesday July 14, 2020 to a report of a house fire […]

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One-Vehicle Crash on Roselle Rd Near Central Rd in Unincorporated Palatine Township Kills Schaumburg Woman

1,415 Police from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office and firefighter/paramedics from Palatine Fire Department responded about 5:04 a.m. Monday June 15, 2020 to a report of a serious crash with an unresponsive person inside an […]

Missing Endangered Glenview girl Monica Elias (SOURCE: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

FOUND SAFE: Cook County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help from Public in Locating Missing, Endangered Teen Girl from Unincorporated Glenview

995 The Cook County Sheriff Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and endangered teenage girl from unincorporated Glenview. UPDATE: The Cook County Sheriff’s Office reported on Thursday morning that Monica […]


Former Arlington Heights Resident/Cook County Jail Inmate Awaiting Trial Dies at Stroger Hospital with Advanced Cancer, Coronavirus Symptoms and Positive COVID-19 Test

1,171 An Arlington Heights male jail inmate with advanced cancer, who was awaiting trial for his second bar fight, died Tuesday May 5, 2020 after being admitted to Stroger Hospital with COVID-19 symptoms in April […]