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Two sisters -- shown here as youngsters -- were kept in foster care for years, even though an aunt was trying to gain custody, the family says. (courtesy: family)

2 Investigators: Clerical Error Keeps Sisters Stuck In Abusive Foster Care For Years

2 Investigator Dave Savini reveals how actions by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services kept two girls from their family.

03/10/2014

Three children were killed in a fire in their home in Hammond, Ind., late Wednesday night. Their father and two other children survived, but were critically injured. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

Grandmother Seeks Custody Of Kids Who Survived Fatal Hammond Fire

The grandmother of three young children who died in a fire Wednesday night said the two surviving children have been placed in foster care.

01/13/2014

Gavel

State Resumes Referring Adoption Cases To Catholic Charities

The state has resumed referring foster care cases to Catholic Charities, as a court battle continues over the right to turn away same-sex couples in civil unions.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

Civil Unions

State Decides Not To Renew Adoption Contract With Catholic Charities

Following a legal dispute over the right to turn away same-sex couples in civil unions, the State of Illinois has decided not to renew adoption and foster care contracts with Catholic Charities.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011