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Woman Dead After Jail Hunger Strike

Posted 01.09.2012 | Chicago

A woman who was being held in a suburban Chicago jail for missing a court appearance died Tuesday after going on a hunger strike. Authorities are t...

Murder Suspect Requests Fresh Fruit, Vegetables In Prison

Posted 08.28.2011 | Chicago

A man accused of murdering his wife because she woke him up during the night reportedly wants "healthy food and more milk” in his Lake County Jail c...

Suburban Woman Jailed Over 'Offensive' T-Shirt

Lake County News Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Round Lake Park woman was held in contempt and jailed for two days for the message on her T-shirt. The message was: "I own the (female body part)...

Lake County Jail Ends Netflix Subscription

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Lake County Jail inmates behaved, officials ordered a little weekend entertainment from Netflix, showing such hits as "Schindler's List" and "Hot...

Lake County Sheriff Begins Week In Own Jail

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran began a week-long stint as an "inmate" in his own jail Wednesday. Curran believes the voluntary detention will give h...