A 27-year-old Cook County Sheriff's Officer was killed in a December 17 crash. At approximately 4:00 p.m., near the intersection of Joliet and Davey Roads, two vehicles and a light-duty box truck all collided. One of the vehicles was driven by Sheriff's Officer Zachary Perry. Tragically, he was declared dead on the scene. Perry worked in the Cook County jail as a correctional officer.
For an Illinois family, the birth of a child can be an exciting time. Learning that your child suffered injuries during the birth process can mar this momentous occasion and cause you distress and concern as you learn more about the impact of these injuries. In some cases, certain types of birth injuries can lead to life-altering complications and issues for a baby.
A Cook County Circuit Court jury has awarded the family of a deceased Vietnam veteran $7 million in a wrongful death case. The verdict was reached late on Wednesday, December 12.
Nursing homes in Illinois are certified and regulated by several agencies, both federal and state. While each agency is separate from the next, their jurisdictions do sometimes overlap.
According to recent reports, a 26-year-old Glenview man is facing charges stemming from an accident that involved the death of a 59-year-old construction worker on a Tri-State Tollway. The charges include possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence of drugs involving death, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, improper lane usage and aggravated speeding. It was also discovered that the man had an outstanding warrant for parole violation in Berrien County, Michigan.