Melissa Calusinski Gets New Hearing In Bid To Prove InnocenceA Lake County judge has granted lawyers for a former Lincolnshire daycare worker convicted of killing a toddler another shot at proving her innocence.
Controversial Coroner Gets Crime-Busting AwardLake County's Dr. Thomas Rudd has been named Illinois Law Enforcement Executive of the Year. He likely won't be in office much longer. CBS 2's Brad Edwards explains.
Melissa Calusinski: Detective “Made A Mistake”CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reveals important information that could shed new light on the death of Ben Kingan.
Melissa Calusinski Recalls “Nightmare” Interrogation In Toddler’s DeathIn this Original Report, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards speaks to Melissa Calusinski inside prison.
Calusinski's Bid For New Trial Will Wait Until MarchA woman’s bid for a new trial in the 2009 death of a toddler under her care will have to wait at least a couple more months, as her attorneys respond to prosecutors’ objections to her request.
Judge Expected To Consider 'New' Evidence In Daycare Murder ConvictionAhead of that hearing, there were prayers Thursday night for defendant Melissa Calusinski. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Calusinski Wins First Step In Bid For New Trial In Toddler's DeathMelissa Calusinski's attorneys hope a Lake County Judge will grant them an evidentiary hearing on X-ray evidence that they say contradicts the original autopsy ruling that 16-month-old Benjamin Kingan died of a skull fracture in 2009.
Monday Court Hearing Looms For Daycare Death CaseMelissa Calusinki was found guilty of the murder of a preschooler and sentenced to 31 years in prison. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Melissa Calusinski Case Front And Center In Lake County State's Attorney RaceLake County's top cop, Sheriff Mark Curran will run against the county's top lawyer, State's Attorney Mike Nerheim in a legal showdown that has heads spinning.
Protests Continue Over Daycare Worker's ConvictionProtests continued Thursday over the conviction and imprisonment of Melissa Calusinksi, the former daycare worker convicted in the 2009 death of a toddler.
Melissa Calusinski’s Family Hopes She's Out Of Prison SoonThe father of daycare worker convicted in a toddler’s death met with her for the first time this weekend after new evidence lead to the coroner changing the manner of the toddler’s death.
Father Of Jailed Daycare Worker Demands Her Release After Coroner BombshellMelissa Calusinski is serving 31 years behind bars for the 2009 death of Benjamin Kingan. A coroner this week re-classified the boy's death as "undetermined."