Demonstrators Gather At Hearing In Murder Case Against A.J. Freund's ParentsA group of activists in McHenry County is seeking changes at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, as the parents of 5-year-old A.J. Freund face murder charges in his grisly death.
John Maki Jr. Of Spring Grove Charged In MurderJohn Maki Jr., of Spring Grove, has been charged with two counts of first degree murder at a home in the 11100 block of Serenity Path, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said.
Mothers Gather To Remember Children Who Died From Overdoses, Demand Dealers Be Held AccountableThis Mother's Day, dozens gathered to remember those killed by drugs and to call attention to punish those responsible.
A.J. Freund's Parents Plead Not Guilty To Murder; Attorney Seeks Psychological Evaluation For DadThe parents of 5-year-old A.J. Freund pleaded not guilty Friday, after they were formally indicted on a combined 61 charges of murder, aggravated battery, and concealing a homicide.
A.J. Freund's Mother Appointed Public Defender In Murder Case; Father Seeks More Time To Decide On LawyerThe parents of 5-year-old A.J. Freund are back in court today, to be arraigned on charges they forced their son to stand in a cold shower for an extended time, and then beat him to death.
Heartbroken, Public Donates $14,000 For Crystal Lake Boy A.J. Freund's Funeral ExpensesCrystal Lake police on Thursday said people have been calling police to ask where to donate money to the brother of AJ Freund, the Crystal Lake boy who died last week after being beaten by his parents. 
New Information In AJ Freund Case To Be Released TodayNew information is expected to be revealed Friday in the case of AJ Freund, the 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy whose parents are charged in his murder.
A.J. Freund's Parents Charged With Murder; Missing Crystal Lake Boy's Body Found Buried In Shallow Grave Near WoodstockBoth of 5-year-old A.J. Freund's parents, Andrew Freund Sr. and JoAnn Cunningham, have been charged with murder, after a body believed to be the missing 5-year-old boy was found buried in a shallow grave near Woodstock, more than seven miles from his family's home in Crystal Lake.
Stepmother Goes After Drug Dealers Who Sold Ecstasy That Killed Her Teenage DaughterIllinois’ 1989 drug-induced homicide law is rarely enforced in Chicago, but prosecutors in McHenry County use it often to prosecute drug dealers.
Rockford Shooter Floyd Brown To Appear In Court TodayThe man charged with killing a McHenry County Sheriff's Deputy is due back in court today.
Rockford Shooting: Everything We KnowHere's what we know about the fatal shooting of the McHenry County Sheriff's deputy Thursday in Rockford.