Illinois prosecutors are investigating a former child welfare agency employee who supervised an abuse claim involving a 5-year-old suburban Chicago boy later found beaten to death, documents show.
A former DCFS worker may be charged with child endangerment in the AJ Freund case.
Zachary M. Nunes, 20, of Dwight, faces a count of aggravated robbery, two counts battery and a counts of unlawful delivery and possession of cannabis.
Jonathan Gomes faces three felony counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, according to a statement from the McHenry County sheriff’s office.
The 70-year-old died March 21, according to the McHenry County Department of Health spokeswoman Lindsey Salvatelli.
They are charged in the death of 51-year-old Robert L. Krikie Jr., police said.
In November, a judge gave the community of Crystal Lake permission to demolish the house that had sat boarded up for months.
Andrew Freund Sr. made the request during a brief hearing in McHenry County court, the (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reported.
She appeared for a hearing Thursday morning, when a judge ordered her sentencing for April 30.
Meydi Guzman, 18, was granted bond Wednesday from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.
A Wisconsin man was arrested Monday on car theft charges just hours after he allegedly robbed a gas station in suburban Crystal Lake, police say.
No one was injured, and the derailment was cleared by 10:25 a.m., he said.
A 24-year-old man from Crystal Lake was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for a slew of sex abuse and child pornography charges involving several girls
A Crystal Lake man has been charged with trying to stab another man to death during a home invasion Thursday in an unincorporated area near the northwest suburb.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services confirmed Friday that Carlos Acosta and his supervisor Andrew Polovin left the agency after a lengthy internal investigation.
Cunningham, 36, faces a prison sentence of 20 to 60 years in prison for the April murder of her son, the Daily Herald is reporting.
A judge has given a northern Illinois community permission to demolish the house where a couple allegedly beat their 5-year-old son to death.
A northern Illinois police officer has been ticketed for parking his patrol car in a handicapped-accessible parking space.
Christmas is around the corner and last week, the Salvation Army was gifted its first gold coin of the season in the Chicago area.
Police in the north suburbs are searching for a woman who attempted to rob a Crystal Lake gas station.