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Four people were hospitalized after a fire Thursday morning at a Des Plaines nursing home.  (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Four Hospitalized After Fire At Des Plaines Nursing Home

The fire started around 8:20 a.m. at Presence Ballard Rehabilitation, at 9300 Ballard Rd. North Maine Fire Protection District officials said the fire was contained to a single unit at the nursing home, and the building’s sprinkler system extinguished the flames by the time firefighters arrived.

02/19/2015

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Cop: Shooting Nursing Home Patient, 95, Was Necessary

Craig Taylor, facing a charge of reckless conduct, hit John Wrana with four bean bag rounds from a 12-gauge shotgun when the elderly man became unruly and threatened officers, he says.

01/15/2015

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Daughter Of Woman Allegedly Injured In Nursing Home Pushes For Patient Monitoring

The state’s attorney general supports the extra set of eyes and ears and so does the daughter of a woman allegedly injured, reports Suzanne Le Mignot.

12/09/2014

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Condom Found In Nursing Home Patient’s Stomach, Suit Claims

L.C. Scott was a resident at Westchester Rehab in June 2012 when he was taken to La Grange Memorial Hospital for suspected gastro intestinal bleeding and low hemoglobin levels, the suit claims.

06/05/2014

John Wrana's stepdaughter Sharon Mangerson, holding a picture of John. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Park Forest Cop Pleads Not Guilty In WWII Vet’s Death

A Park Forest police officer has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in connection with the death of a 95-year-old man at a suburban senior facility last year.

04/29/2014

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6 Hurt In Fire At Burr Ridge Senior Facility

The fire apparently started when a resident put a piece of clothing in a microwave, said an employee of the facility, who declined to give her name.

09/02/2013

Victory Center nursing home in Park Forest. (Credit: CBS)

State Police Probe Death Of Elderly Man Shot By Cops

Illinois State Police have launched an investigation into why police in Park Forest shot a 95-year-old man with a bean bag round, leading to the man’s death.

08/02/2013

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Elderly Man Dies Hours After Being Shot By Police With Beanbag Rounds

Police are waiting for an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a 95-year-old Park Forest nursing home resident who died several hours after a confrontation with officers

07/27/2013

Catherine McCann had 57 maggots removed from her ear canal; her family is suing her former nursing home. (CBS)

2 Investigators: 57 Maggots Removed From Nursing Home Patient’s Ear

Imagine paying $10,000 a month for skilled nursing home care for your loved one only to have the unthinkable happen. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

11/29/2012

Chicago Fire Department responds to a car fire at 66 W. Oak St. Thursday. (Credit; John H. White/Sun-Times)

Car Fire At Gold Coast Nursing Home Garage

Multiple ambulances were called to a Gold Coast neighborhood nursing home Thursday morning when a car fire was accompanied by heavy smoke and triggered the building’s sprinkler system.

11/15/2012

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Man’s Family Sues Joliet Nursing Home After Assault By Other Patient

The family of a Joliet nursing home resident is suing the facility, alleging it failed to prevent the abuse of as many as two dozen patients.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Anibal Calderon, 80, is believed to have been fatally beaten at an Oak Park nursing home. (courtesy: Calderon family)

Family Of Beaten Nursing Home Patient Retains Attorneys

Family members say they hope they’ll find justice and prevent another family from feeling the pain they’re experiencing now.

02/20/2012

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Report: Nursing Home Didn’t Report Fight That Later Led To Death

A published report says an Oak Park nursing home failed to report a fight between two residents that left an Alzheimer’s patient dead earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

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Elderly Alzheimer’s Patient Beaten To Death At Nursing Home

An 80-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease was beaten to death at an Oak Park nursing home and police said Tuesday it appears another resident is to blame.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Samuelstine McGrew, 61, went missing from a West Side nursing home on Aug. 24, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Police Search For Woman Missing From Nursing Home

Police were asking for help in locating a 61-year-old woman who went missing from a West Side nursing home on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

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Lightning Strike Prompts Evacuation Of Lombard Nursing Home

Lightning is suspected of causing a Saturday morning fire that forced more than 50 seniors to leave a nursing home in west suburban Lombard.

08/21/2011

Robert Phelan (Credit: Orland Park Police)

Man Charged With Sex Assualt Of Elderly Dementia Patient

A 56-year-old employee of a southwest suburban nursing home has been charged raping a 93-year-old resident of the facility who suffers from dementia, police said.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

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Nursing Home Resident Dies Falling During ‘Escape’

A 57-year-old nursing home resident died earlier this week from a fall after he apparently tried to sneak out of his Northwest Side facility using tied bedsheets.

04/21/2011

Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In Decades Strikes California

Nurse: Boss Didn’t Try To Stop ‘Angel Of Death’

A nursing home supervisor repeatedly allowed an employee to give excessive doses of morphine to patients, including at least one who died of a morphine overdose.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2011

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Surprise Nursing Home Check Leads To Four Arrests

A statewide initiative that is aimed at protecting residents of nursing homes has lead to the arrest of four residents of a south suburban nursing home who had outstanding criminal warrants.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

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