Prosecutors have decided against charging a central Illinois mother for failing to report her 8-year-old autistic son missing.
Pekin police say Janita Smith's son had been missing from her home for an hour Monday when she called the boy's father to report him gone.
Authorities say she didn't call police herself because she was wanted on an outstanding DUI warrant.
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