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Brandy Campbell (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Charged With Stabbing Nurse At Mother’s Nursing Home

Brandy N. Campbell, 31, was upset with the way her mother’s medication was labeled when she came to the fourth floor of the Monroe Pavilion Health and Treatment Center at 1400 W. Monroe, Cook County prosecutors said at a Sunday bond hearing.

05/04/2015

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One Of Three Patient Deaths Tied To Holland Home Ruled As Natural Causes

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said it has determined 98-year-old Leon Krynicki died primarily due to heart problems. His hospitalization on Feb. 3 might have been due to over-medication, but the medical examiner’s office said the medication did not contribute to his death about one month later.

04/21/2015

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Former Nursing Home Employee Charged With Stealing From Elderly

Bria Abrams, 21, has been charged with felony theft, for allegedly stealing from five elderly people living at Alden Poplar Creek, at 1545 N. Barrington Rd., while she worked there.

04/01/2015

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Police Investigating 3 Deaths From South Holland Nursing Home

Police in the far south suburbs have opened an investigation, after three of six nursing home residents who were hospitalized on the same day last month have died.

03/17/2015

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

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