Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Authorities said an allegation of abuse was made concerning Gina Pressly a week before she was killed. The boyfriend of her legal guardian is charged with first-degree murder in her death.
A spokesman for the Department of Children and Family Services has confirmed that the agency received an allegation of abuse one week before a 3-year-old Oak Forest girl was brutally murdered. The DCFS contacted Oak Forest police and asked them to perform a well-being check for Gina Presley, of the 15300 block of Walnut Road, on March 20, a day after receiving a report alleging abuse. A week later, Presley was pronounced dead and the boyfriend of her legal guardian, Jessie B. Rodriguez, 42, of Chicago, was charged with first-degree murder charge in her death. He was one of two people held for questioning after Presley's death on March 26. The Cook County medical examiner's office ruled that Presley died of blunt force trauma to the head, …
Monday, March 18, 2013
A 69-year-old Chicago woman was hurt and ticketed after an afternoon accident at 159th Street and Laramie Avenue, according to Sun-Times Media.
A three-car crash Monday at the intersection of 159th Street and Laramie Avenue left a Chicago woman with minor injuries, Sun-Times Media reports. READ: Check Out the Full Sun-Times Media Story for Full Details The woman, 69, was ticketed with making an improper turn in the afternoon accident, which backed up traffic along 159th Street, the report continued. Patch contacted Oak Forest Police late Monday afternoon, but no more details were available. Two Ways to Stay Connected to Oak Forest Patch:
Sunday, November 11, 2012
The single-vehicle crash happened near 147th and Oak Park Avenue late Saturday night.
Authorities have released the name of the driver killed in a motorcycle wreck near 147th and Oak Park Avenue Saturday night. Matteo Manueli, 34, of Alsip, has been identified as the driver of the motorcycle, the Chicago Tribune reports. The driver appeared to have lost control while driving at about 8:45 p.m., said Oak Forest Police Lt. John Koschnitzky. The roadway and weather were clear last night. Koschnitzky said the victim wasn't wearing a helmet. The driver was taken to Palos Community Hospital. Police were at the scene of the crash until early Sunday morning. Personnel from the Cook County Sheriff's Office and Oak Forest's Police and Fire departments were at the crash. The South Suburban Major Accident Reconstruction Team is …