Melissa Calusinski

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."
Melissa Calusinski ‘Ready To Come Home,’ Father SaysCBS 2’s Marissa Bailey sat down with Melissa Calusinski’s father who says today’s developments restore his faith in the justice system.
Coroner: Cause Of Toddler's 2009 Death Now 'Undetermined'Originally, pathologists said “fatal acute” bleeding had caused the death of Benjamin Kingan, who died in January 2009. Melissa Calusinski is serving a 31-year prison sentence in the boy's death.
Newly-Discovered X-Rays Could Clear Daycare Worker In Toddler’s DeathNewly discovered X-rays of the skull of little Benjamin Kingan could reportedly be critical in the defense of a woman sitting behind bars for his death.
New Evidence Could Exonerate Daycare Worker In Toddler’s DeathThere is a push to free a woman convicted in the death of a baby at a Lincolnshire daycare.
Lake County Coroner Wants Calusinski Murder Case ReopenedAfter “48 Hours” uncovered evidence that casts doubt on the verdict that sent a teacher to prison for the death of a 16-month-old boy, the Lake County Coroner was calling for authorities to reopen the case.
'48 Hours' Examines Daycare Death And Asks: Was Teacher Wrongly Convicted?Police video shows suspect Melissa Calusinski being grilled by Lake Count detectives. Seventy-nine times, over the course of several hours, she denies any involvement in the death of of the toddler. Finally, after some nine hours, she changes her story.
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