Brian Wiles was on board a friend’s power boat in Monroe Harbor on Saturday when he saw it happen.
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.
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.
Daniel McCormack pleaded not guilty to three counts of felony aggravated criminal sexual abuse before Judge Angela Munari Petrone.
The pastor of a Catholic church in Batavia was charged Friday with public indecency.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Two men are charged with repeatedly harassing and robbing an elderly Catholic priest.
Former Chicago priest Daniel McCormack faces a new challenge on Monday
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 2’s Walter Jacobson says an 80-year-old Chicago should not be put out to pasture.
The pastor at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Evergreen Park has resigned, and the Archdiocese of Chicago has removed him from public ministry.
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.
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.
The victims of sexual abuse will receive about $2 million each, attorneys for the men said in a news release.
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.
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.
John Moulder is a Catholic priest who finds spiritual fulfillment and strength by playing jazz guitar. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.