The family of a Chicago Police officer killed in March when his vehicle was struck by a van being pursued by Calumet Park police has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the village. David L. Harris, a 10-year Chicago Police veteran, had just ended his shift and was on his way home the night of March 14 when the van struck his car in the 8700 block of South Lafayette Avenue just off the Dan Ryan Expressway.
The Southtown Star, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:11 PM
The mother of four children who died in a Roseland apartment fire earlier this month and her boyfriend have filed separate lawsuits against the apartment building's owner and real estate management company. Shamaya Coleman and her boyfriend, Nathaniel Johnson, separately filed negligence lawsuits Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court.
My FOX Chicago, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 09:20 PM
A 47-year-old woman accused of stealing a diamond from a Rosemont jeweler is the latest employee of a prominent Chicago-based anti-violence program to get locked up in recent years. Stacie L. Winston, an employee of CeaseFire - an arm of Cure Violence - was charged last month with stealing a diamond worth more than $10,000 from Helzberg Diamonds on Dec. 2, according to court records.
Chicago Sun-Times, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 08:53 PM
The 2010 Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, the subject of a scathing state auditor general's report for mismanagement and misspending, already has been under scrutiny by federal prosecutors in Springfield, the Cook County state's attorney and a legislative commission. The subpoena, dated Aug. 27, was delivered to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, the state agency that took over NRI, according to agency spokeswoman Cristin Evans.
WYMG-FM Springfield, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 05:24 PM
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
As a man awaited heart transplant surgery at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, a nurse came into his room and "initiated unsolicited sexual relations, including intercourse" with him, according to a lawsuit against the hospital and the nurse. The husband and wife filed the suit Monday in Cook County, claiming the sexual episode took place on Oct. 12, 2012, while the man was a patient in the cardiac care unit.
Patch.com, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 02:21 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.
Daily Herald, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 10:23 AM
The following arrests were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth Police Departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.
301 Moved Permanently, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 01:12 PM