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The Joliet sink hole that trapped a woman this week. (CBS)

Joliet Woman Swallowed By Hole

The hole may look small from the outside, but underground it opened up enough to swallow a woman up to her hip. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


Kimberly Leona Kubina, has pleaded guilty to neglect charges in the death of her ex-husband's son, Christian Choate. She will serve 25 to 35 years in prison and will testify against her ex-husband, Riley Choate, who allegedly beat Christian and confined him in a dog cage. (Credit: Lake County Indiana Sheriff's Office)

Stepmom Pleads Guilty In Death Of Boy Buried In Trailer Park

The stepmother of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found buried in a Northwest Indiana mobile home park has agreed to testify against the boy’s father in exchange for a more lenient sentence.


Michael Plumadore

Fort Wayne, Ind., Man Charged With Killing 9-Year-Old Girl, Cutting Up Body

A Fort Wayne, Ind., man is being held without bond, on charges that he brutally beat a 9-year-old girl to death and dismembered her body.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

Christian Choate (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Report: Many Knew Of Abuse Before Indiana Boy Died

A report says more than 13 people might have known of abuse endured by a Gary, Ind., boy before his death but most said nothing to authorities.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

Christian Choate (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Probe Continues Into Death Of Boy Kept In Dog Cage

The probe continues into the bizarre death of Christian Choate – the 13-year-old boy who was kept in a dog cage for a year in a Northwest Indiana trailer park.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

Paul Bridwell (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Justice Man Charged In Copper-Wire Thefts

Paul Bridwell, 30, allegedly stole copper wire from utility lines outside homes, causing more than $10,000 worth of damage.


Riley Choate and Kimberly Leona Kubina

Bond Denied For Father, Stepmother Of Boy Killed In Trailer Park

Bond was denied today for the father and stepmother of a 13-year-old boy who was kept in a dog cage for more than a year, then buried under a slab of concrete in a trailer park after he died.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Christian Choate (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Dad, Stepmother Charged With Boy’s Murder In Trailer Park

The father and stepmother of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found in a Gary, Ind., trailer park last week have now been charged with the boy’s murder.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

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Man Fatally Shot By Police In Beecher Trailer Park

A Will County Sheriff’s officer fatally shot a man late Friday morning in far south suburban Beecher.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011