9 Former Patients Of Dr. Van Koinis, Pediatrician Who Committed Suicide, Show They Weren't Vaccinated While They Thought They WereTheir fears are confirmed – some former patients of Evergreen Park pediatrician Dr. Van Koinis were not vaccinated.
Public Safety Committee Chairman To Call Hearings On Police Suicides, Minority Hiring At CPD And CFDCity Council Public Safety Committee Chairman Chris Taliaferro (29th) said the Chicago Police Department can learn some lessons from Los Angeles in addressing officer suicides.
Confusion Continues As Dr. Koinis' Suicide Note Hints At Not Vaccinating Kids, Doctoring RecordsThe note he left indicated he might not have given some of his young patients vaccinations.
Evergreen Park Dr. Van Koinis' Suicide Note Details Regret Over Vaccination PracticesThe sheriff's office said his suicide note indicates there might problem with records he kept regarding the vaccinations children received or did not receive at his office on West 95th Street in Evergreen Park.
Evergreen Park Physician Van Koinis, Who Shot Himself, Might Not Have Given Some Patients Requested VaccinesDr. Van Koinis was found dead in a Cook County Forest Preserve in Palos Township on Sept. 10, 2019.
Boy, 8, Found Dead In Closet In Lawndale; Police Say Suicide Is LikelyIn a heart-wrenching experience for all involved, police were called out to a home in North Lawndale after a family discovered an 8-year-old boy hanging dead in the closet.
Chicago Police Officer Dies In Suicide At Bunker Hill Forest PreserveOfficer Paul Escamilla, 40, was found dead, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Suit Settled In Naperville Teen Suicide That Led To Illinois Law ChangeA wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of 16-year-old Corey Walgren that focused on those questions has been resolved, with the city of Naperville expected to approve a settlement on Tuesday.
Man Dies After Jumping Off Bridge, Landing On Cab Of SemiHe hit the windshield of a 2019 semi truck and bounced onto the truck's cab. The 47-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
New Play In Chicago Aims To Teach Warning Signs About SuicideThe Morning Insiders heard about a unique program starting in Chicago on Wednesday. It’s a theatrical production designed to prevent suicide.
Families Who Say CPS Didn't Stop Bullying, Abuse Of Special Needs Students To Protest At Federal Building TuesdayParents of elementary-aged special needs students who have been strangled, beaten and dragged at the hands of their teachers are speaking out about what they say is really going on in some Chicago Public Schools classrooms.
Parent Of Suicidal Student Says CPS Isn't Doing Enough To Stop BullyingA seventh grader bullied so badly, she thought about suicide. Her mother said CPS isn't taking her cries for help seriously.
Sister Of Chicago Police Sergeant Lori Rice Hopes Her Suicide Can Prevent Future Officer SuicidesChicago Police Sergeant Lori Rice's sister is still reeling, trying to make sense of her sister's suicide, but she hopes to help other officers now.
Lyons Middle School Student Dies After Shooting Himself On CampusA seventh grade student at a Lyons middle school died after shooting himself at the school Wednesday afternoon, police said.
'We Need To Do Something," Expert On Survivor's Guilt, Coping With Tragedy In the last week, two survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida and the father of a 6-year old girl killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting took their own lives.