Paul McCann

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

State Rep. Greg Harris (D-Ill.)

State Rep. Fights For Reforms At Group Homes

The deaths of two residents of a downstate Charleston group home in recent years have state lawmakers jumping into action.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011

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