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Woman On Run For 11 Years Nabbed In Naperville

A former hospital employee who was a fugitive for 11 years in a federal forgery case was arrested after a crash in a Naperville parking lot.

03/05/2014

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Ex-Hospital Worker Gets Probation For Sending Letters To Patients Saying They Needed Lobotomies

Prosecutors accused Michelle Morrison of sending letters to Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital patients, claiming their electroshock therapy treatment had not worked.

02/10/2014

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Police Officer Charged In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Darius Thompson, 32, was charged with multiple counts of felony theft, loan fraud, money-laundering, wire fraud and forgery for his alleged role in a plot to falsify mortgage applications during his previous employment as a loan processor and originator

11/29/2013

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Charges Dismissed Against Man Accused Of Forging Divorce Document

A Northlake man accused of forging a divorce document to get his church’s blessing to remarry has been cleared of criminal charges, after his attorney successfully argued the prosecution was a violation of the separation of church and state.

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Olga Vanis is out $44,000 -- money stolen by a former caregiver. (CBS)

Caregiver Steals $44,000 From Elderly Woman

An attorney for Olga Vanis says her bank bears blame for not detecting obvious forged checks. CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports.

03/04/2013

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Alvarez Files Suit Seeking Ouster Of Thornton HS Board President

Last month, Kenneth Williams received a letter from the state’s attorney’s office demanding he resign because he’s a felon. He was convicted of forgery in Indiana in 1985.

01/16/2013

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State’s Attorney Demands School Board President Resign Over Felony

The Cook County State’s Attorney’s office is demanding the president of a south suburban school district step down because of a felony conviction, the Sun-Times is reporting.

12/28/2012

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Granddaughter Accused Of Stealing Over $200,000 From Grandma

A Palatine woman has been arrested on charges she stole more than $200,000 from her 98-year-old grandmother.

10/12/2012

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Ex-Hospital Employee Accused Of Stealing Patient Files, Harassing Patients

Cook County Sheriff’s police Wednesday morning arrested a suburban woman who allegedly stole confidential patient files from a psychiatric hospital.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Sara M. Glashagel, 27, was arrested Friday on a forgery warrant and subsequently charged with 24 counts of forgery, DeKalb police Lt. Gary Spangler said.

Teacher Who Changed Athletes’ Grades Now Charged With Forgery

A woman on probation for changing the grades of football players at Antioch High School — where she was a teacher and her husband head coach — is now facing multiple counts of forgery for allegedly scamming her new employer.

05/09/2012

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Investment Advisor Charged With Defrauding Clients Out Of $4 Million

Federal prosecutors are accusing a Carol Stream man of scamming more than $4 million from clients to use in risky investments.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

Prosecutors: Women Trying To Collect Weren’t Really At Indiana State Fair

Two women have been charged with trying to collect money from funds intended for the victims of the stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair this past summer.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

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Former Ambulance Service Exec Admits To Embezzlement

A former ambulance service executive from Wayne, Ill., has admitted to embezzling from her company, while making a $200,000 salary.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

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Brother Named ‘Person Of Interest’ In Naperville Murder

The brother of a Naperville woman found beaten to death Wednesday night in her home has been identified by police as a “person of interest” in that crime.

06/12/2011

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Former Cop Convicted Of Swindling 90-Year-Old Man

A former Chicago Police officer was convicted of scamming a 90-year-old man out of a total of $900,000.

04/21/2011

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Move To Eliminate Oak Lawn Village Manager Withdrawn

Oak Lawn voters who want to change the way government does business in the south suburbs will have to wait.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2011

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Undercover Cops Deliver Pizza To Make Bust

Undercover police officers posed as deliverymen for Edwardo’s pizza in Skokie last week to arrest a man for credit card fraud.

01/12/2011