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State Shuts West Side Daycare Center After Baby’s Death

State officials have shut down a daycare center in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, after a 1-year-old girl died there earlier this week.

08/08/2013

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DCFS Investigating Death Of SW Side Infant

The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the death of a one-month-old baby Friday in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

05/25/2013

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DCFS: Neglect Alleged In Death Of Elmwood Park Infant

State child welfare officials are investigating allegations of neglect in connection with the death of a 4-month-old Elmwood Park girl

04/23/2013

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DCFS Investigating Death Of Englewood Infant

The state Department of Children and Family Services are investigating the death of a four-month-old girl Saturday at her South Side Englewood neighborhood home.

02/24/2013

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Governor OKs More Money For Road Projects, DCFS

Illinois road construction projects will get a $675 million boost this spring under a package of short-term spending projects Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Thursday that Republicans complained was rushed through with little input from taxpayers.

02/08/2013

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Death Of 2-Year-Old Ruled Homicide

The death of a 2-year-old South Side girl has been ruled a homicide, due to multiple injuries from a beating, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

01/20/2013

The principal of Christ's Academy Christian School in Shorewood, Ill., has been accused of bullying students, and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating. (Credit: CBS)

Shorewood Principal Accused Of Bullying Students

It’s a disturbing allegation of bullying in a suburban school. The person accused of doing the bullying is not a student, it’s the principal of the school.

CBS 2–11/09/2012

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DCFS Probes Death Of Joliet Boy Who Drowned In Family’s Pool

The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy who drowned Friday night at his family’s backyard pool in Joliet.

07/08/2012

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DCFS Investigating Death Of 3-Year-Old Aurora Girl

The state Department of Children and Family Services has launched a probe into the death of a 3-year-old girl from west suburban Aurora.

05/13/2012

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Two-Year-Old Girl Abandoned On West Side

State officials are asking for the public’s help in locating the family of a 2-year-old girl who was abandoned on the West Side last week.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2012

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Skokie High School Teacher Accused Of Making Girl, 17, Strip

A teacher at Niles North High School in Skokie has resigned after being charged with sexual misconduct.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

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Police, DCFS Investigate After Little Girl Appears Duct Taped On Facebook

An investigation into possible child abuse is underway, after a man posted a picture of a little bound in duct tape on Facebook.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

DCFS, Police Investigating Death Of 2-Week-Old Boy

Police and the state Department of Children and Family Services are investigating the death of a 2-week-old South Side boy.

04/06/2011

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DCFS Probes Death Of Park Forest Infant

State officials were investigating the death of a 3-month-old boy who died early Friday from blunt force trauma.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2011