| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:44 PM
A judge today abruptly declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of sexually assaulting a 92-year-old woman at a Crystal Lake nursing home where he worked.
Both sides had given their opening statements and the first witness had testified when the...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:39 PM
A missing 63-year-old man who left a Palatine nursing home yesterday and was last seen at the airport has been found in Santa Monica, Calif., according to authorities.
"Leon Joffe has no known connection to California, so it is not known why he...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Palos Hills officials have decided to give the owners of a local nursing home a discount on permit fees to build a new facility after discovering several surrounding municipalities charge less for commercial ventures.
Nathan and Daniel Weiss, owners...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 7:07 PM
The following items were taken from Palos Heights police reports:
A 25-year-old Blue Island woman was pulled over for driving 51 miles per hour in a 35-mph zone in the 12500 block of South Harlem Avenue around 9:45 a.m. on Oct. 1. She was charged with...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:31 PM
An attorney representing the 94-year-old former Winnetka teacher and scout leader charged with sex crimes against children that allegedly took place decades ago said today that extraditing his client to Wyoming would be akin to “a death sentence.&...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:26 AM
The following items were taken from Park Ridge police reports:
A Niles woman was charged with DUI, having no valid insurance and disobeying a red light July 8 on the 1500 block of W. Touhy Ave.
A Chicago man was charged with driving with no insurance,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:12 PM
At age 80, Elgin resident John Juergensmeyer was an active attorney who was passionate about many things, including scuba diving and piloting his small multi-engine airplane, according to family members and friends.
On Sunday evening, Juergensmeyer died...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:46 PM
After several months as a customer of NuScriptRX, a 4-year-old pharmacy management company based in Nashville, Tenn., Sentara Healthcare has purchased a 12 percent share in the company.
The company has developed a fully automated on-site medication...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Several years ago a friend wrote to me with her new best idea. When she was old (i.e. the age we are now), she would move to a Holiday Inn.
She would make sure that she received a complimentary breakfast and that transportation within a reasonable...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Lehigh County Commissioner Vic Mazziotti said Wednesday that plans to attract higher-paying patients to subsidize a nursing home with a mission to serve the community's neediest put him in a philosophical bind.
Those plans would upgrade a wing of Lehigh...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Nguyen Tran was promoted to director of the Northwest District of the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), to oversee the district's day-to-day operations. In the past, Tran was a senior planner for the City of...