Mother Of Missing 5-Year-Old Hires Criminal Defense Attorney
JoAnn Cunningham, whose son A.J. Freund is missing, appeared before reporters Friday for the first time. Her criminal defense lawyer George Kililis said she has nothing to do with her son's disappearance.

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MISSING CHILD: Crystal Lake Boy, 5, Last Seen Wednesday NightA 5-year-old boy has been reported missing in northwest suburban Crystal Lake. Police said the child was last seen Wednesday night around 9 p.m. on the 100 block of Dole Avenue.
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