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.
State Rep. Fights For Reforms At Group HomesThe deaths of two residents of a downstate Charleston group home in recent years have state lawmakers jumping into action.
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.