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Cameras in courtroom as babysitter pleads not guilty to slayings

Cameras in courtroom as babysitter pleads not guilty to slayings

The public got its first look this morning at a Naperville woman since her arrest in the stabbing deaths of her 7-year-old son and a 5-year-old girl she was babysitting. Cameras were allowed inside a DuPage County courtroom as a handcuffed Elzbieta Plackowska stood before a judge and her attorney, Michael Mara, entered a plea of not guilty for her. Plackowska, dressed in dark blue jail fatigues, said nothing and looked straight ahead as Mara entered the plea to charges that she killed her son, Justin, 7, and Olivia Dworakowski, 5. The hearing was over in about 5 minutes, and Plackowska calmly walked out of the courtroom, escorted by deputies. One video camera and one photographer were...

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