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Chicago Sailor Saves Wheelchair Bound Man Who Fell Into Lake Michigan

Brian Wiles was on board a friend’s power boat in Monroe Harbor on Saturday when he saw it happen.

08/18/2014

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Bystanders Rescue Ex-Priest, 93, Whose Wheelchair Rolls Into Lake

The man and his caretaker were watching the Chicago Air and Water Show over the lake near a pumping station at the Chicago Yacht Club when they got distracted.

08/16/2014

A piece of wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is pictured on July 18, 2014 in Shaktarsk, the day after it crashed. Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, which US officials believe was hit by a surface-to-air missile over Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. (Photo credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukrainian Village Priest: MH17 Plane Crash ‘A Really Big Tragedy For Us’

Father Roman Artymovych at Saints Volodymyr & Olha Ukrainian Catholic Church said there is a great sense of loss in the community, after 298 people died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 apparently was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday.

07/18/2014

Daniel McCormack (Chicago Police Department)

Former Priest Pleads Not Guilty To New Sex-Abuse Charges

Daniel McCormack pleaded not guilty to three counts of felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse before Judge Angela Munari Petrone.

06/23/2014

Rev. Msgr. Aaron Brodeski

Priest Accused Of Exposing Himself At Gas Station

The pastor of a Catholic church in Batavia was charged Friday with public indecency.

05/23/2014

Daniel McCormack (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Bond Denied For Defrocked Priest Facing New Sex Abuse Charges

Daniel McCormack’s attorney Daniel Coyne said the former priest is currently receiving treatment and said he suffers a “mental disorder” and is a “sexually violent person.”

05/22/2014

Jerrell Harris (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Robbing, Beating Elderly Priest In 2011

Jerrell Harris, 21, is charged in the Dec. 6, 2011, attack at St. Margaret of Scotland Parish, when two suspects attacked Rev. Daniel Mallette while wearing “ninja masks” after they broke into the rectory as he lay sleeping.

05/16/2014

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Priest Reinstated After Sex Abuse Allegation Deemed Unfounded

The Rev. Michael W. O’Connell will resume his role as pastor of St. Alphonsus Parish on Thursday, according to a statement from Archdiocese of Chicago spokeswoman Susan Burritt.

04/15/2014

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Lakeview Priest Steps Aside Amid Sex Abuse Allegations

The pastor of a Roman Catholic church in the Lakeview neighborhood agreed to step aside from day-to-day responsibilities amid an allegation he had sexual contact with a child nearly 20 years ago while working at an Orland Park parish.

12/09/2013

Deandrea Little (Left) and Markquis Little (Right). (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Men Charged With Attempting To Rob Priest

Two men are charged with repeatedly harassing and robbing an elderly Catholic priest.

11/10/2013

Daniel McCormack

Ex-Priest Daniel McCormack Faces New Trial

Former Chicago priest Daniel McCormack faces a new challenge on Monday

01/28/2013

Rev. Daniel Mallette

Longtime Priest Expected To Move From Rectory This Week

The longtime pastor of a Catholic church in the Longwood Manor neighborhood is leaving the position he’s held for 35 years, but he’s not going quietly.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Church Should Not Displace Priest

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says an 80-year-old Chicago should not be put out to pasture.

09/27/2012

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Pastor Of Evergreen Park Church Resigns Amid Sex Abuse Claim

The pastor at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Evergreen Park has resigned, and the Archdiocese of Chicago has removed him from public ministry.

09/25/2012

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Joliet Diocese: Bishop Can’t Be Removed From Ministry Despite Having Molested Boy

The Roman Catholic bishop in Joliet is allowing an accused predator priest to return to limited ministry, and advocates for priest sex abuse victims are livid over the decision.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

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Priest On Leave While Joliet Diocese Looks Into Sexual Abuse

The Diocese of Joliet says it is likely that a priest in the diocese engaged in the sexual abuse of a minor more than two decades ago. While the diocese looks further into the allegation, the priest has been placed on administrative leave.

08/30/2012

Daniel McCormack

Attorneys: Archdiocese, 4 Victims Of Pedophile Priest Reach $8M Settlement

The victims of sexual abuse will receive about $2 million each, attorneys for the men said in a news release.

05/31/2012

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Man Claims Now-Dead Priest Molested Him As Altar Boy Decades Ago

The Chicago Catholic Archdiocese is facing another priest sex abuse lawsuit, involving a now-dead priest who allegedly molested a boy nearly 30 years ago.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

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Suit: Ex-Altar Boy Claims Priest Molested Him

A man filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming a now-deceased Chicago Archdiocese priest molested him more than 20 years ago while he was a parishioner at a Mount Greenwood neighborhood church.

04/24/2012

Father John Moulder is a world-class jazz guitarist. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Jazz Guitarist Priest

John Moulder is a Catholic priest who finds spiritual fulfillment and strength by playing jazz guitar. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.

03/02/2012

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