An elderly woman was killed overnight when her home was leveled by an explosion in LaSalle County. The woman’s son also was in the home at the time, but survived. Three firefighters also were hurt while helping put out the flames.
Seven-year-old Dalton Mesarchik disappeared in March 2003 waiting on his front lawn for a church van to pick him up. The very next day, his body was found near a river; the boy had been bludgeoned with a hammer.
A desperate mother contacted CBS 2 on Tuesday, after going without power for a month. Her LaSalle County home has electric heat, and lately it’s been cold.