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Boy who died from pneumonia lived in squalid home with 200 animals

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A  Berywn, Illinois woman is being investigated by police and child welfare officials after the death of her 14-year-old son from pneumonia.  Police who searched the house found over 200 animals, along with feces and squalor, in the house where she lived with her five children. Paramedics responded on Thursday to a call that the 14-year-old boy was unresponsive on the lawn […]

2-year-old drowns in pool at home day care

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A 2-year-old girl apparently drowned at in a pool at a home daycare facility in Aurora, Illinois. The child, Abigail Holland, was being cared for by a 36-year-old woman at a private residence. According to reports, the woman was caring for seven children (aged 10 months to nine years) and three of her own children were in the house. The […]

12-year-old who died while driving a stolen minivan was runaway

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Officials say that 12-year-old Travis Messenger,  who died earlier this week while driving a stolen minivan, was a foster child who escaped from a hospital emergency room after running away from his assigned foster home. The News Gazette newspaper in Champaign reported that the boy died Monday after crashing a stolen minivan on a country road near Westville, […]