Employee Charged With Striking Disabled Adult At Elmhurst Group HomeLasonya T. Butler, 43, faces one count of aggravated battery, according to Elmhurst police.
Former Group Home Manager Charged With Stealing Nearly $9,000 From ResidentsA former house manager for a west suburban group home for the developmentally disabled stands charged with stealing nearly $9,000 from the residents.
Prison Sentence In Group-Home Death Exposed By 2 InvestigatorsThe 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.
Two Boys, 10 and 13, Missing From Group HomePolice are looking for two boys who have repeatedly run away from a group home on the Northwest Side.
Two Teens Missing From South Side Group HomePolice are seeking a two teenage girls who are missing from the same group home on the South Side.
State Lawmakers Seek To Prevent Abuse In Group HomesState lawmakers want to make sure atrocities such as those documented at a group home in downstate Charleston never happen again.
Action Taken After Investigation Of Group HomeSwift 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.
State Ignored Evidence Vs. Group Home Before Resident's DeathPaul 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.