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  • Trial date set for officer in 95-year-old's death

    Trial date set for officer in 95-year-old's death
    A trial date has been set for the Park Forest police officer charged with reckless conduct in the case of a World War II veteran who died after being shot five times with beanbag rounds from a shotgun.
  • Park Forest officer pleads not guilty in World War II vet's death

    Park Forest officer pleads not guilty in World War II vet's death
    A Park Forest police officer charged in connection with the death of a 95-year-old World War II veteran pleaded not guilty during an arraignment hearing this morning. Craig Taylor, 43, appeared at the Cook County courthouse in Markham with his wife...

    Park Forest woman charged in south suburban hit-and-run

    Park Forest woman charged in south suburban hit-and-run
    A Park Forest woman has been charged in a hit-and-run accident that critically injured a 58-year-old man in late December in south suburban Chicago Heights. Ariel Wilson, 22, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing personal injury,...

    Judge orders release of suburban officer charged in death of man, 95

    Judge orders release of suburban officer charged in death of man, 95
    Carrying a shield, an unholstered Taser, a shotgun loaded with beanbag rounds and a drawn handgun, five Park Forest police officers entered the assisted-living apartment where a 95-year-old World War II veteran had holed up alone with a knife after...

    Report: Cop shot at veteran John Wrana 5 times with beanbag rounds

    Report: Cop shot at veteran John Wrana 5 times with beanbag rounds
    The official Illinois State Police report on the death of 95-year-old John Wrana at the hands of Park Forest police in July remains unreleased, but I have just seen a copy. And what it says is both riveting and disturbing about the police killing of the...