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Man Takes Plea Deal After Sewing Son’s Buttocks

A north suburban Waukegan man took a plea deal that kept him out of prison for an incident in which he took a needle and thread to his son’s buttocks.

05/12/2012

Ally Bain, 21, helped push for "Ally's Law," legislation requiring stores in Illinois to provide restrooms for people with medical emergencies. She suffers from Crohn's disease, which can make her need to use the restroom almost without a moment's notice. (Credit: Facebook)

Vernon Hills Teen’s Disease Spurs Her Activism

A 21-year old Vernon Hills woman was recently honored for her work on behalf of people like her, who suffer a painful and potentially embarrassing disease.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011