A former house manager for a west suburban group home for the developmentally disabled stands charged with stealing nearly $9,000 from the residents.
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.
Police are looking for two boys who have repeatedly run away from a group home on the Northwest Side.
Police are seeking a two teenage girls who are missing from the same group home on the South Side.
State lawmakers want to make sure atrocities such as those documented at a group home in downstate Charleston never happen again.
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.
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.