Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan said he expected Jamie Kalven to testify to clear up how he got the information at a hearing later this month.
It was the second time within hours that a cop or former cop had invoked their Fifth Amendment rights.
Legal experts say that Reynaldo Guevara faces a “perjury trick bag,” if he opens his mouth on the stand about the allegations against him.
The ruling raises questions about hundreds of disciplinary cases brought by Sheriff Tom Dart during his nearly 10 years in office.
Prosecutors say Chad Estep, unprovoked, pushed a 46-year-old man off the platform and onto the tracks at the Washington Blue Line Station on August 1.
Chambers was returned to the courtroom, where Judge Michael D. Clancy revisited his ruling on Chambers’ case and ordered him held without bond.
James Macon, 34, admitted to drinking at a club before he struck the ISP vehicle on the northbound side of the expressway, near West 87th Street, pros
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart wants to fire nine employees after a female detainee was sexually assaulted by two male detainees in a courthouse lockup.
The woman saw the man, naked except for his shoes and socks, masturbating, Cook County prosecutors said.
The money will fund programs aimed at reducing the population at Cook County Jail.
Toni Preckwinkle was not shy about saying what would happen without the estimated $200 million in tax revenue projected to come from the tax
Carlos Cregan, 30, was ordered held without bond for the 2015 murder of Leonardo Morales. A second man is in custody.
With 10 weeks blocked on Judge Michael B. McHale’s calendar, the trial may be one of the longest in recent memory at the criminal courthouse.
A half dozen members of the Black Souls street gang head to trial Monday in a sprawling racketeering case that began seven years ago.
Deonte Bowdrey and Deshawn Garrett are charged in the murder of 25-year-old Eric Banks.