Carbon Monoxide Blamed In Deaths Of Two Men Found In Des Plaines Town HomeEmergency crews were called to a HazMat situation at a home on the 9400 block of Harrison Street in unincorporated Maine Township about 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Opinion: Chicago's Abandoning Poor Kids To Preventable Health RisksWant to know the breadth of inequality in Chicago? Just take a look at the childhood injury risks across the city's different neighborhoods.
Highland Park Couple Dies From Apparent Carbon Monoxide AccidentPolice and the Lake County Coroner’s office were investigating, after a Highland Park couple died of carbon monoxide poisoning in their home earlier this week.
Opinion: No, The Year-To-Year Rise In Law Enforcement Officer Deaths Isn't Because People Hate CopsWho knows, maybe there is a grand conspiracy to murder police officers. But you know what? The numbers provided by the FBI don’t come close to proving that. If you say otherwise, you are a liar.
Expert Panel Criticizes Medical Care At Illinois PrisonsA scathing new report by court-approved researchers paints a bleak picture of medical care in Illinois prisons, describing treatment delays, haphazard follow-up care, chaotic record keeping and a litany of other problems that may have cut short the lives of some inmates.
One Of Three Patient Deaths Tied To Holland Home Ruled As Natural CausesThe Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said it has determined 98-year-old Leon Krynicki died primarily due to heart problems. His hospitalization on Feb. 3 might have been due to over-medication, but the medical examiner’s office said the medication did not contribute to his death about one month later.
2 Illinois Residents Among 3 Who Died Snorkeling In Florida KeysMonroe County Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin says two men and a woman were vacationing with their families in the Keys when they died on Monday.
Source: Assisted Living Facility Tied To Three Deaths Might Have Been UnderstaffedThree employees of a South Holland assisted living facility have been removed from their jobs, after an elderly woman died from an overdose of pain medication. Two other residents who were hospitalized the same day also have died, and understaffing might have been an issue.
Snow-Shoveling Death Toll Hits 18 In Chicago AreaAuthorities stress that shoveling snow can be potentially dangerous.
Flu Season At Epidemic Level; High Levels In Illinois, Indiana, And WisconsinThe CDC says 22 states are seeing high levels of illness -- including Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin -- up from 13 states a week earlier.
Rauner Blames Governor For DCFS Deaths; Quinn Campaign Calls Ad 'Despicable'Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner on Tuesday blamed Gov. Pat Quinn for the deaths of children whose families have had contact with the Department of Children and Family Services, an attack the Quinn campaign called a “despicable” smear attempt.
Deaths Of Two Actors Bring Sadness To Chicago Theater CommunityVeteran Chicago stage and television actress Molly Glynn was struck by a falling tree during storms in the Erickson Woods Forest Preserve. Bernie Yvon died a short time later, when a tractor-trailer ran over his car in Munster, Ind.