Father John Smyth, Former Head of Maryville Academy and Notre Dame College Prep, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Has Died was just three months ago when former Maryville Academy head Father John Smyth was asked to leave the ministry in the wake of sexual abuse allegations. Smyth, 84, died early Wednesday, according to the Archdiocese of Chicago. 
Crumbling Stretch Of Dempster Street Paves Way To Frustration; 'Where’s The Money For This Road?'Lawns, curbs, and medians up and down Dempster Street have been littered with pebbles and large chunks of the crumbling pavement.
Des Plaines Man Charged With Conspiracy To Make 'Swatting' CallsNeal Patel, of Des Plaines, has been charged with conspiracy to help a Los Angeles man make phony emergency "swatting" calls around the nation.
Retired Priest, Former Superintendent Of Maryville Academy Accused Of Sexual AbuseFather John Smyth has been accused of sexually abusing minors from 2002 to 2003 while he was superintendent at Maryville Academy.
Operation North Pole Offers Distraction For Families With Kids Battling IllnessesOperation North Pole is a fun-filled day of distraction for families like the Cervones, who lost their five-year-old son Lucas to cancer.
A Final Farewell To Fallen Officer Samuel Jimenez"He was the person who in the face of inhumane evil did the most humane thing one can do, and that is he sacrificed his life to protect others."
Notable Moments From Officer Samuel Jimenez's FuneralThe funeral mass was attended by family, friends and police officers from around the state to pay their respects to Jimenez. He was one of three people killed by a gunman at Mercy hospital last Monday.
Funeral For Chicago Police Officer Samuel JimenezCardinal Blase Cupich will preside over funeral services for Officer Jimenez at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of St. Joseph at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines.
Funeral And Visitation Plans For Fallen Officer JimenezVisitation for Jimenez is Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Oehler Funeral Home in Des Plaines. A full honors funeral set for 11:00 a.m. on Monday at the Chapel of St. Joseph, also in Des Plaines.
Father Sanchez Talks About The "Miracle" Of Surviving The Aeromexico CrashDuring the mass, Sanchez talked about the crash and how many passengers, including himself, were changed by the experience.
Aeromexico Crash Survivor Father Sanchez Returns To Chicago"It was terrorizing. It was horrible. We shouldn't be here, but that's why they call it a miracle."