Clarence George, Alleged Victim, Speaks Out About Claims Of Sexual Abuse By Rev. John SmythThe victim at the center of the first lawsuit involving the Rev. John Smyth spoke out this week.
First Lawsuit Filed Against Chicago Archdiocese Accusing Rev. John Smyth Of Sexual AbuseThe first lawsuit was filed late Monday afternoon accusing the Rev. John Smyth, the disgraced now-deceased longtime leader of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines.
Monument Gone, But Painful Memories Stay For Those Accusing Father Smyth Of AbuseA remarkable discovery about a statue of once beloved Father John Smyth, the longtime leader of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines. It now symbolizes pain for grown men who accuse Smyth of sexual abuse.
Standing Tall Foundation Removes Statue Of Rev. John Smyth, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, From Maryville AcademyThe plot thickens with a remarkable whodunnit. Our mystery doesn’t involve a human victim though, but a statue.
Statue Of Disgraced Rev. John Smyth Gone From Maryville Academy, But No One Is Saying Where It WentThe bronze statue came to symbolize pain for grown men who have accused Smyth of sexually abusing them when they were children.
Public Life Of Maryville's Father John Smyth Belies Horrifying Allegations Of Sex CrimesAs the sun sat on Father John Smyth’s life, allegations of sexual misconduct arose.
Controversial Priest And Head Of Maryville Academy, Fr. John Smyth, Is DeadJust four months, ago, with Smyth already ailing, he was accused of sexual misconduct dating from the years 2002 and 2003. The archdiocese removed him from active ministry.
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.
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.
Maryville Academy Will No Longer House Teen Wards Of IllinoisThe cash-strapped state government is emphasizing foster-home placements, rather than group homes, Maryville's director tells WBBM's Bernie Tafoya.
Maryville Academy Seeks To Close HospitalThe move to shutter its hospital comes less than two weeks after its nurses staged a five-day strike to protest working conditions at the facility.
Cold Not Stopping Our Lady Of Guadalupe CelebrationCBS 2’s Derrick Blakely reports this is the 25th year for this celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Maryville Academy Shrine in Des Plaines and this one may be the coldest yet.
Garden At School For Troubled Youth Provides Calming InfluenceFor the past five years, spring and summer for students at Jen School on the campus of Maryville Academy has been garden time – a chance to learn how to grow fruits and vegetables, harvest them, and eat them.
An Estimated 100,000 Flock To Des Plaines To Honor The Virgin GuadalupeThousands of the faithful gathered in Des Plaines Monday for the conclusion of a two-day festival marking the day it is believed the Virgin Guadalupe appeared to a peasant in Mexico.