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Linda Cottrell

Former Group Home Manager Charged With Stealing Nearly $9,000 From Residents

A former house manager for a west suburban group home for the developmentally disabled stands charged with stealing nearly $9,000 from the residents.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

Paul McCann died while under the care of a state contractor. (CBS)

Prison Sentence In Group-Home Death Exposed By 2 Investigators

The Mattoon Journal-Gazette and Times-Courier in Charleston reports 27-year-old Keyun Newble was sentenced Friday in Coles County. Newble was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in April.

07/06/2012

B.J. Peray, 10, (left) and Anycco Rivers, 13, (right) were both last seen on Oct. 23, 2011, at a group home in the 4800 block of North Francisco Avenue. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Two Boys, 10 and 13, Missing From Group Home

Police are looking for two boys who have repeatedly run away from a group home on the Northwest Side.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2011

Emily Steele (Courtesy: Chicago Police Department)

Two Teens Missing From South Side Group Home

Police are seeking a two teenage girls who are missing from the same group home on the South Side.

10/21/2011

Paul McCann died while under the care of a state contractor. (CBS)

State Lawmakers Seek To Prevent Abuse In Group Homes

State lawmakers want to make sure atrocities such as those documented at a group home in downstate Charleston never happen again.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2011

Paul McCann died while under the care of a state contractor. (CBS)

Action Taken After Investigation Of Group Home

Swift action is being taken after a CBS 2 investigation revealed years of abuse at a group home was not stopped until a Joliet man was murdered. CBS 2’s Dave Savini has the new effort to create legislation that would protect the people who can not protect themselves.

CBS 2–03/22/2011

Paul McCann died while under the care of a state contractor. (CBS)

State Ignored Evidence Vs. Group Home Before Resident’s Death

Paul McCann was viciously beaten in January while living at a group home for the developmentally disabled, even though state regulators knew the history of problems at the facility. 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.

CBS 2–03/21/2011