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Dear John: A New Strategy to Address the Sex Trade

Tom Dart | Posted 02.20.2015 | Crime
Tom Dart

Trafficking and prostitution will always exist in some form, even the most ardent abolitionist would not suggest otherwise. But we can't simply stand by and allow traffickers to continue profiting from within the darker recesses of the internet.

Justifiable Homicides by Police Resulting From Attacks by Allegedly Mentally Ill Rising

DJ Jaffe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
DJ Jaffe

Fortunately, law enforcement leaders around the country are starting to fight back in an attempt to return care and treatment of the seriously ill to mental health departments.

Teen Charged With Murder Of Parents In Chicago Suburb

Posted 11.13.2011 | Chicago

Updated story PALOS PARK, Ill. -- A suburban high school student was denied bond Tuesday after being charged in the murders of his parents in Palo...

WATCH: Cops Say Man Kept Alligator In Home To Attract Women

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 07.06.2011 | Chicago

A Ford Heights man told Cook County Sheriff's police that he kept a 4-foot-long American alligator in his home because "it attracted women." Deway...

Disturbing Details Emerge In Slaying Of Pregnant Teen

Posted 06.29.2011 | Chicago

A south suburban couple has been charged in the murder of a pregnant teen who was found strangled in a Cook County Forest Preserve near Calumet City j...

Family Angry At Cops For Ruining 'Designer Marijuana' Operation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Tinley Park family busted for running a $1 million marijuana grow operation in their suburban home is furious with the Cook County Sheriff's police ...

'Narco Saint' Leads Cops To Cocaine Bust

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A traffic stop in the west suburbs led Cook County Sheriff's police to a multi-million dollar drug bust on Saturday--and police say a statue of Jesus ...

Cook County Pot Bust One Of The Largest In Its History

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Describing it as one of the largest marijuana busts in its history, the Cook County sheriff's police has seized 5,525 pounds of the drug with an estim...

Man Jumps From Window To Avoid Paying Child Support

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man broke both of his legs Tuesday after jumping from a third-floor window to avoid an arrest for unpaid child support. Ronald "Boobie" ...

PHOTOS: Father And Son Marijuana Operation BUSTED

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A father and son were arrested last week after Cook County Sheriff's police discovered a massive marijuana grow operation in north suburban Skokie and...

White Sox Fan, A Sheriff's Deputy, Sues Team After Scuffle With Security

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was supposed to be a battle of the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox, but in the stands another rivalry was erupting: Chicago police vs. the C...

Kevin J. Long: Man Who Tried Bringing Knives To Daley Center Had 1,600 Knives, Guns, Names Of Officers And Deputies In His Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man who was arrested last week after attempting to bring knives into the Daley Center faces further charges after the Cook County sheriff's officers...

Minivan Meth Lab: Two Men Charged In Meth Lab Operation

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two Glenwood men have been charged with operating a methamphetamine lab out of the minivan they drove and the south suburban home they rented. Kevi...

Illinois State Building In Skokie Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Department of Health and Family Services building in north suburban Skokie was evacuated Thursday morning when a bomb threat was called i...