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Jordan Elementary Community School (Credit: CBS)

Parents Upset Over Delay In Removing Teachers For Inappropriate Relationships

Angry parents met with the principal of a Rogers Park elementary school Thursday morning, after two female staffers were removed from classrooms, due to allegations of inappropriate conduct with underage students.

09/12/2013

Jordan Elementary School. (Credit: CBS)

2 Staffers At Rogers Park School Removed Amid Misconduct Allegations

Two staff members, including a teacher, have been removed from a local elementary school over allegations of misconduct. CBS 2 has learned it may involve inappropriate conduct with minors.

09/11/2013

Michael Zaky Bassaly (DuPage County)

Prosecutors: Man Who Killed Mother Was Facing Homeland Security Probe

Michael Bassaly, of Downers Grove, was denied bond when he appeared before a DuPage County judge Friday morning.

08/30/2013

Washington Heights Infant’s Death Ruled A Homicide

The state Department of Children & Family Services and Chicago Police are investigating the death of Tayshaun Dyson, who was found unresponsive at his home in the 8900 block of South Throop Street.

08/28/2013

Feds Raid Politically-Connected Bridgeport Scrap Metal Firm

No arrests were made at the site of the raid, and no charges have been filed in the case.

08/23/2013

Hospital Bed

Zion Police Investigate Complaint Against Nursing Care Facility

Nancy Rivera doesn’t believe that an abscessed tooth gave her 87-year-old mother a black eye or severely fractured jaw, but she says a nurse at a Zion care facility insisted that was the case.

08/20/2013

Cheryl Jackson wants FBI to investigate brother's death.

Suicide Or Murder? Woman Searches For Answers In Brother’s Death

Cheryl Jackson got the call that her brother Cary Owsley had killed himself on April 7th. She said his death was immediately ruled a suicide but Jackson says there was no autopsy and no forensics.

WBBM Newsradio–08/09/2013

Paul Fronczak, 49, grew up believing he had been kidnapped from a Chicago hospital in 1964 when he was a newborn, and reunited with his parents in 1965, but DNA testing earlier this year revealed he wasn't that baby. The FBI has reopened the case, hoping to find the real Paul Fronczak.

FBI Reopens 1964 Kidnapping Case

The FBI has re-opened a 1964 kidnapping case in Chicago, after DNA evidence revealed the man believed to have been the victim was not the infant who was taken from Michael Reese Hospital nearly 50 years ago.

08/08/2013

Former Metra CEO Alex Clifford testifies before the RTA Board about political patronage allegations involving House Speaker Michael Madigan. (Credit: CBS)

Metra Wants Former Federal Prosecutor To Probe Clifford’s Patronage Claims

Metra has asked former federal prosecutor Patrick Collins to conduct an independent investigation of former CEO Alex Clifford’s patronage hiring allegations.

07/19/2013

Rescue crews use construction equipment to dig into Mount Baldy to find 6-year-old Nathan Woessner, who ended up buried 11 feet under the sand dune on July 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Park Officials Continue Probe Into Dune That Swallowed Boy

Park rangers have brought in ground-penetrating radar to help determine why a 6-year-old boy plunged 11 feet under the sands of Mount Baldy at the Indiana Dunes a week ago.

07/19/2013

Jovanny Martinez is accused of beating his pregnant girlfriend, causing a miscarriage. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Beating Pregnant Girlfriend, Killing Unborn Baby

A 23-year-old man has been charged with beating his pregnant girlfriend so badly, she lost her nearly full-term baby earlier this month.

07/18/2013

(CBS File Photo)

Fired As Chicago Cops — And Collecting City Pensions

Thirty-two Chicago police officers who were fired from the department or who quit while facing firing since 2004 have been collecting city pension that cost more than $1.2 million a year.

06/24/2013

The re-assembled shell of TWA flight #800 sits inside a hangar at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) training facility during a press conference July 16, 2008 in Ashburn, Virginia. The NTSB and FAA announced a new device commonly called an 'air separater' that replaces oxygen in aircraft fuel tanks with nitrogen preventing potiential flammable vapors on the anniversary of the crash of TWA flight #800 announcing the new technology that will be required in large passenger aircraft. The flammable mixture of fuel and oxygenated air caused the catastrophic explosion of the Boeing 747 flight in 1996. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

TWA 800 Victims’ Daughter: Missile Coverup ‘Impossible”

A Chicago woman who lost her father and stepmother in the crash of TWA Flight 800 in 1996 said she doesn’t believe claims made in a new documentary that the plane was brought down by a missile and was covered up by government investigators.

WBBM Newsradio–06/21/2013

Police and a forensics team investigate after a body was found on a frontage road near the Edens Expressway. (Credit: CBS)

Source: Wilmette Murder Victim’s Car Found In Chicago

Police were looking into new leads in the investigation of the murder of a 20-year-old man from Highland Park.

06/06/2013

Schaumburg Police car. (CBS)

Another Schaumburg Cop Under Investigation

That marks the fourth time in as many months that a sworn officer in the village has run afoul of the law. CBS 2′s Mike Puccinelli reports.

05/17/2013

David Wooten has been charged with four felony counts and one misdemeanor count of theft. Police believe he might have conned more than 100 people in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Missouri. (Credit: Park Ridge Police)

Police Believe Alleged Con Man Had Scores Of Victims In 4 States

Park Ridge police were asking for the public’s health in a fraud investigation against a man they said has been using a fake identity to fleece people in at least four states.

05/17/2013

Jim Boeheim (credit: Nate Shron/Getty Images)

NCAA Investigating Syracuse? Boeheim Brushes Off ‘Annual’ Reports

Syracuse has been under investigation for possible NCAA violations, mostly in its basketball program, for at least a year, according to two reports.

03/21/2013

Better Government Association logo. (Credit: BGA)

BGA: Calumet City Pol Used Campaign Funds For Miami Trip

In the aftermath of former Congressman Jesse Jackson Junior’s conviction for misusing campaign funds, there’s been increased scrutiny of how politicians use the money donated by supporters. Now, the Better Government Association has found another lawmaker with questionable expenses.

03/06/2013

Hadiya Pendleton (Supplied to CBS)

McCarthy: Detectives ‘At A Critical Point’ In Hadiya Pendleton Case

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Friday the search for the killer of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton is at a critical point, but he said he can’t reveal any details, at the risk of jeopardizing the investigation.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2013

David Koschman

Special Prosecutor To Complete Koschman Probe Pro Bono

Going forward, Cook County taxpayers won’t have to pay for work of a special prosecutor investigating why Chicago Police and Cook County prosecutors did not charge a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley in the death of David Koschman.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2013

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