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Charges filed against 2 DCFS workers who handled AJ Freund case

Two DCFS caseworkers that investigated abuse of AJ Freund, who was murdered in 2019, were arrested on Thursday and are facing felony charges. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday evening that arrest warrants had been served on Carlos J. Acosta, 54, of Woodstock, and Andrew R. Polovin, 48, of Island Lake. Acosta and Polovin […]

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Round Lake home day care owner charged in death of 3-month-old baby, police say

A Round Lake woman has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 3-month-old baby boy at her home day care, which police described as a ‘neglectful environment’ with ‘abusive practices.’ Jane Korzun, 52, of the 300 block of West Savoy Drive in Round Lake, was charged with one count of involuntary manslaughter, […]