Metea Valley High School Choir Teacher Arrested For Sexual Abuse Of A Student

Metea Valley High School Choir Teacher Charged With Sexually Abusing Minor Student In Aurora AURORA, ILLINOIS (May 4, 2022) – A choir teacher at Metea Valley High School in Aurora has been charged for allegedly sexually abusing a minor student. DuPage County officials are saying that the arrest came after the alleged abuse was reported…

Wilson Intermediate School Teacher Arrested For Choking Disabled Student In Pekin

Wilson Intermediate School Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Choking Student With Physical Disability PEKIN, ILLINOIS (April 30, 2022) – A teacher at Wilson Intermediate School  was arrested on charges of aggravated battery involving a disabled student. Tazewell County police officials are saying that the alleged incident took place on March 25 at Wilson Intermediate School. A student…

Driver Dies after Crashing into Chicago Home

The Chicago Sun Times reports that an elderly man who failed to stop at an intersection and crashed into a house has died. According to police, the man was travelling east on Summit Street shortly after 8 a.m. when he drove straight through the stop sign. A vehicle travelling south crashed directly into him. The…

Immunity Plea Becomes Icy Failure for City of Park Ridge: Suing a Municipality

After an ‘unnatural accumulation’ of snow and ice formed on a city sidewalk due to the negligence of a city snow plow operator – making the sidewalk impassable — a woman was forced into the street and was subsequently hit by a car.  She brought suit against the city for her injuries citing negligence.

Two-Vehicle Crash Injures Four at O’Hare International Airport

The Chicago Tribune reports that four people are in the hospital after a serious two-car crash at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. The crash was in the early hours of the morning, and police and firefighters responded at about 12:30 a.m. Emergency workers transported two people to the nearby Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, another to Loyola…

Man Survives Fall into Chicago River after Car Accident

The Chicago Tribune reports that a man fell into the Chicago River after a car crash on Congress Parkway. Police say a red Ford sedan collided with a Lexus SUV just after 8 p.m. When one of the drivers stopped to ask if the other driver was ok, he fell into the Chicago River below….

Man Find Turns Signal in his Arm 50 Years after Accident

There’s a story behind every car accident. Unfortunately, many crashes end in tragedy, and to some degree, all accidents cause harm either to people or to a vehicle. The story of one car accident in 1963 recently came to a dramatic conclusion, when the victim found a turn signal in his arm more than 50…

Five-Car Crash in Illinois Critically Injures Man

Illinois sees its fair share of annual car crashes. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there are more than 1,000 fatal vehicle collisions across the state each year, and these cause more than 1,400 deaths. These car crashes can impact victims and their families for a lifetime. Besides the immediate emotional and physical damage,…

2 Recent Illinois Car Crashes End in Tragedy

All car crashes are tragic, but those that take the lives of young teenagers are particularly devastating. The Department of Transport in Illinois reports an average of approximately 1,300 car crashes on state roads each year and more than 1,400 fatalities as a result. The vast majority of these fatalities are the drivers of the…

Tragic Car Crashes Kill Two Young Girls in Illinois

Car crashes are tragic events that will leave a mark on all people involved, as well as their loved ones. This is especially true when there are serious injuries or deaths, and when the victims are young and in the primes of their lives, the adversity compounds. Each year in the state of Illinois, there…