Protests continued Thursday over the conviction and imprisonment of Melissa Calusinksi, the former daycare worker convicted in the 2009 death of a toddler.
They won’t get paid until the state budget is passed. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, some fear the wait could kill them.
Previously, the highly publicized dognapping incident, which ended with the stolen pets recovered Thursday, was characterized as a carjacking.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel questions Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget decisions which affect children, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Hundreds of parents and daycare providers gathered at the Thompson Center on Friday to call on state lawmakers to restore funding to the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program.
Parents could lose their subsidies, and without childcare, they could lose their jobs. And without clients, daycare centers could lose their business. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Jian Feng is accused of inappropriately touching two 3-year-old girls on multiple occasions while they were in his care, Chicago police said.
A south suburban daycare will likely be closed through the week after a car slammed into the building late Sunday night.
A man was arrested and charged after police said they found guns, drugs and cash at an Austin apartment building that houses a daycare in the basement.
Highland Park Police are investigating an incident at a day care center where a 2-year-old may have been roughed up by an employee yesterday morning.
The licensing division of the state Department of Children & Family Services is investigating a West Side daycare center where a 1-year-old girl was found unresponsive Tuesday and later died.
Speaking here in Chicago, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was urging women to fight hard for more day care assistance for working mothers, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Frustrated parents who showed up with their kids still had more questions than answers. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
When Olga Morales took her first child–just a baby–to daycare, she expected her to be carefully watched.
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Daycare centers whose clients receive state funding say Illinois government is pulling payments. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
A 25-year-old former daycare worker faces a long stretch of prison time, following her conviction in the death of a 16-month-old child left in her care.