Judge Questions Vigilance Of Care Workers Before Girl DiedA judge says child care workers missed obvious signs of trouble at a filthy, bedbug- and roach-infested house in northern Illinois where the body of a 1-year-old girl was later discovered.
Judge Demands Answers From DCFS In Death Of Toddler Semaj CrosbyWill County Judge Paula Gomora said Illinois DCFS caseworkers missed obvious signs of trouble in previous visits to the home.
Home Where Toddler Semaj Crosby Found Dead Deemed UninhabitableThe home where 16-month-old Semaj Crosby was found dead was deemed uninhabitable as police continue to investigate her death as “suspicious”
Missing Toddler Found Dead In "Very Deplorable" Conditions At Her HomeWill County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Richard Ackerson said police consider Semaj Crosby’s death “suspicious.”
Missing Toddler Semaj Crosby Found Dead In Joliet TownshipThe search for a missing toddler in Will County came to a tragic end overnight, when her body was found inside a Joliet Township home.
DCFS Investigating Mother Of Missing Baby In Will CountyThe Will County Sheriff’s office said 1-year-old Semaj Crosby was reported missing around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Baby Girl Reported Missing In Will CountyA desperate search was underway in Will County on Wednesday to find a baby girl who has been missing for more than 12 hours.
Most Chicago Area Counties Among Illinois' Healthiest, But Not CookCook County came in the middle of the pack in a recent county health ranking for Illinois, but seven other Chicago area counties were among the top 20.
Police Digging At Joliet Home For Woman Missing Since 1990The dig comes after new leads in the case of Robin Abrams, who was a Will County sheriff’s officer who disappeared on Oct. 4, 1990.
Heroin-Related Overdose Deaths Increase In DuPage, Will CountyThere were 78 heroin-related overdose deaths in DuPage County last year, compared to 51 in 2015.
Officials Comb Joliet Area Home For Cold Case EvidenceAuthorities are combing a house in Unincorporated Will County for evidence related to a 1975 cold case involving a disappearance.
Barricaded Man Shoots Squad Car Then Surrenders In Will CountyJohn Patrick Thomas has been charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and was booked into the Will County Adult Detention Facility shortly before 7 p.m., according to the Will County sheriff’s office.

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