5-Year-Old A.J. Freund Still Missing; Police Say Mom Not Cooperating
It’s been nearly five days since 5-year-old Andrew “A.J.” Freund disappeared from his home in Crystal Lake, and it’s still a mystery what happened to him. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.

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