Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

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DCFS Investigating Neglect Allegation In Boy’s Drowning

STEGER, Ill. (CBS) — State officials were investigating allegations of neglect against the adult sister of a 10-year-old boy who drowned in a swimming pool last week in south suburban Steger. Anthony Perkins, of University […]

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

DCFS Probes Death Of Boy, 2

The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating after a 2-year-old boy south suburban boy died Tuesday at a hospital.


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Harvey Girl Dies 17 Years After Being Shaken As Baby

A 17-year-old Harvey girl who had been in state care for most of her life died Monday due to injuries she suffered when she was shaken as a baby.


Baby Drowns After Woman Let 8-Year-Old Babysit

A 9-month-old girl accidentally drowned in a tub Thursday night after a woman left an 8-year-old in charge of babysitting the infant, police said.


DCFS Investigating Death Of Hazel Crest Infant

State authorities have launched an investigation into the death of a south suburban infant, in light of an allegation of neglect.


DCFS Investigating Death Of Evanston Infant

EVANSTON, Ill. (WBBM) – An autopsy conducted Sunday afternoon on an infant boy from Evanston proved inconclusive.

WBBM Newsradio–01/16/2011

DCFS Probes Death Of Baby Found Under Car Seat

Police and the state are investigating the death of a 3-month-old west suburban girl found under a car seat in a Chicago home on Sunday.