A 49-year-old woman has been charged with criminal abuse, neglect and child endangerment after her disabled teenage son died amid squalid conditions in their west suburban home.
Animal-welfare officials are caring for the surviving animals pulled from a Berwyn home where a 14-year-old boy died earlier this week. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
The death of a 14-year-old suburban boy discovered living in squalid conditions Thursday afternoon has prompted state officials to warn about the dangers of “social isolation” and a lack of community response.
The number of homeless people in suburban Cook County dropped by almost 10 percent since 2009, according to a count in January, but advocates fear the dip could be temporary.
Two tied election races in Cook County are to be decided by the toss of a coin.
Bellwood, Berwyn, Forest Park, Maywood and Oak Park are moving ahead with plans to renovate homes and apartment buildings for low- and moderate-income families.
Michael “The Large Guy” Sarno is accused of ordering co-defendants to set off a bomb that wrecked the offices of a gaming company in Berwyn.
The trial of a reputed mobster accused of orchestrating the bombing of a video gaming company’s offices has been delayed for a few days.
Murder charges have been filed in the early-Tuesday strangulation death of a 90-year-old Berwyn woman at her west suburban home.
The death of an elderly woman found with injuries to her face is being investigated as a homicide.