Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

A 2-year-old girl drowned in an above-ground pool at a day care facility run out of this Aurora home on Aug. 2, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Aurora Day Care Where Toddler Died Had No License

An autopsy was planned for Wednesday afternoon for 2-year-old Abigail Holland, whose body was found floating in an above-ground pool Tuesday at an in-home day care operation in Aurora.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

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

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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.

03/16/2011

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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.

03/08/2011

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.

02/04/2011

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.

01/26/2011

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.

10/12/2010

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