DCFS Asks For Public Help In Stopping Child Sex TraffickingChild sex trafficking has become an epidemic in Illinois. Now, the Department of Children and Family Services wants your help to stamp out the practice.
Parents, Attorneys Say State Law On Child Supervision Too VagueHow young is too young to leave a child alone, in the state of Illinois? The law says, under 14, for any unreasonable amount of time.
DCFS Investigating After Baby Left In Hot Car For Two HoursState child welfare officials are investigating after an infant was left in a hot car for about two hours Tuesday in southwest suburban Joliet.
Chicago Day Care Center Investigated After Worker Allegedly Paddled ChildA parent tells CBS 2 her child was beaten and bruised at a Chicago daycare center, and now the state’s child-welfare agency is investigating. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
ACLU Asking Judge To Order DCFS To Enact ReformsThe American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is asking a federal judge to order the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to start enacting court-ordered reforms, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
Judge Rules Teen At Center Of Custody Battle Was Victim Of Child Medical Abuse It is a case of a mother's wishes for her very ill son and a doctor's concern and fear. On Monday, a judge intervened on the heartbreaking story that stretches from Kansas City to Chicago.
Back To School Means Spike In Child Abuse ReportsState child welfare officials say it's too hard to tell whether there's been an increase in reports of child abuse since news broke about Vikings running back Adrian Peterson taking a stick to his four-year old son.
DCFS Investigating Deaths Of Two Four-Month-Old GirlsThe deaths of two four-month-old girls are being investigated by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
DCFS Investigating Parents For Neglect In Schaumburg Boy’s DeathState child welfare officials are investigating the parents of a northwest suburban boy who died Saturday morning.
Some DCFS Wards Get A Leg Up On Their Futures With ScholarshipsThe latest recipients for the four-year college scholarships were selected from 300 applicants across the state.
DCFS Investigating Mother In Death Of 3-Year-Old GirlCriminal charges could come later today in the death of a 3-year-old Northwest Side girl.
Parents Charged After Authorities Determine Baby Girl Starved To DeathThe parents of a 7-month-old baby girl who was found dead earlier this year have been charged after authorities determined the child starved to death in northwest suburban Barrington.