A guilty verdict was returned Monday against a parolee accused in the stabbing death of a West suburban girl during a 2011 burglary of her home. The jury deliberated for about two hours before convicting John Wilson Jr. in the death of 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin.
Daily Herald, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 12:19 AM
While a man was lying in his bed at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, medicated and waiting for a heart transplant, a nurse entered his room and "initiated unsolicited sexual relations, including intercourse," according to a lawsuit filed Monday. The patient and his wife filed the lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging that Advocate Christ Medical Center was negligent in employing the nurse, who "had a propensity to initiate unauthorized physical contact with patients," the lawsuit stated.
The Southtown Star, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:27 PM
A Chicago man accused of sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend and injuring a university police officer who tried to help her has been ordered held on $800,000 bond. A Cook County judge charged Diego Rodriguez, 20, on Monday with felony counts including aggravated criminal sexual assault, aggravated battery to a police officer and aggravated domestic battery or strangulation.
WAND-TV Decatur, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:50 AM
An on-duty officer in a squad car has struck and killed a 20-year-old pedestrian in a northwestern Chicago suburb, Wheeling police said. The officer hit the man with his SUV early Sunday, police said.
WAND-TV Decatur, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 08:18 AM
John L. Wilson was found guilty on all counts Monday in the 2011 stabbing death of 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin in her Indian Park Home, Pioneer Press is reporting. The verdict came just two hours after closing arguments wrapped up in the case, which included an outburst from Wilson.
My FOX Chicago, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 08:45 PM
South Chicago suburbs Park Forest and Chicago Heights have renamed two area schools in tribute to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Those Cook County cities, which comprise School District 163, announced on Monday that Beacon Hill School, grades 4-8, now goes by the Barack Obama School of Leadership and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math , while Forest Trail School, 4-8, has been named Michelle Obama School of Technology and the Arts .
NBC Chicago, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 07:42 PM
A fatal shooting in Uptown on Monday is fueling concerns about gang violence in the North Side neighborhood. The shooting marks Uptown's third homicide of the year, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Red Eye Chicago, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 06:01 PM