| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:26 PM
West Nile virus was found in Deerfield, the first confirmed presence in Lake County this year, according to a Lake County Health Department news release.
On July 8, a Deerfield mosquito pool that was sampled tested positive for West Nile virus, the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Less than three months after her estranged husband killed their 4-year-old son in a murder-suicide, Kyle Weber was fired from her job as a clinical psychologist at a Naperville counseling clinic.
In a recent DuPage County lawsuit, Weber sued her...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:48 PM
A Naperville man has contracted DuPage County's first reported human case of West Nile virus this year, authorities said Monday.
The man, who is in his 50s, was treated as an outpatient and his condition has improved, according to a news release from...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Amber English was looking for a new job when her mother said their neighbor, the silver-haired doctor, was hiring.
Then 26, English started as a medical assistant for Dr. William Dando in the spring of 2012, helping him with laser surgeries and other...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:41 AM
An Elgin Mental Health Center prisoner who police said escaped from a state vehicle and was captured after a massive manhunt Wednesday told a judge today that he hears voices and needs help, according to Kane County prosecutors.
Jesse Vega, 33, made the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:09 PM
A handcuffed prisoner from the Elgin Mental Health Center who escaped from a state vehicle Wednesday morning was captured eight hours later after he hailed a cab in Elgin, ending a manhunt that kept the community on high alert much of the day.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:59 PM
An Elgin Mental Health Center prisoner who managed to escape from custody earlier this month is due back in court next week for a fitness status hearing, a judge ordered Monday.
Jesse Vega, 33, also identified in court records as Jesse Ortiz, was...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:29 PM
On a November day four years ago, inside a Bloomingdale townhouse, Marci Webber killed her 4-year-old daughter, an act a court-appointed psychologist later said happened while Webber had lost touch with reality.
Just two years ago, Webber, a New York...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A 60-year-old Evanston man has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus, making his the first confirmed case of the potentially deadly disease in the north suburb this year, authorities said today.
In a Friday release, Evanston’s Health Department said...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:15 PM
State health inspectors have found a string of infection-control problems at Community Health Services in north Hartford, including inadequate handling of patients who arrive with a cough, fever or rash; unsanitary conditions; and poor sterilization...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Virginia is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by mobilizing a statewide unified command group, which will be responsible for coordinating resources and personnel, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday in a...