A Berwyn home where a child died and hundreds of animals were confiscated is due to be torn down. But CBS 2 cameras caught countless rodents roaming the property and some neighbors worry that tearing the place down could send the vermin scurrying closer to them.
It was an extreme case of animal hoarding. There were hundreds of animals living inside a Berwyn house. A teenager was found dead there and now, for the first time, the family is revealing why they never called for help.
A disabled boy who died in a squalid Berwyn home and his siblings had never had any medical care in most of their lives, a police report says.
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.