Former Porter County Sheriff’s Officer Charged With Battering SonCurtis Jones is charged with battery resulting in serious bodily injury to a person less than 14 years, aggravated battery, and neglect.
DCFS Investigating Death Of 3-Month-Old Beecher BoyState child welfare authorities are investigating the death of a 3-month-old boy from south suburban Beecher on Thursday morning.
Mother Cleared Of Neglect For Letting Kids Play Outside AloneState officials have backed down after a two-year fight with a single mother accused of neglect for allowing her three boys to play alone at a playground right outside her window.
5 Hospitalized For Signs Of Neglect At Home Care FacilityFive people were hospitalized over the weekend for the effects of abuse and neglect, after a startling discovery Saturday inside a south suburban home that was being used as a care facility.
Zion Police Investigate Complaint Against Nursing Care FacilityNancy Rivera doesn’t believe that an abscessed tooth gave her 87-year-old mother a black eye or severely fractured jaw, but she says a nurse at a Zion care facility insisted that was the case.
State Shuts West Side Daycare Center After Baby's DeathState officials have shut down a daycare center in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, after a 1-year-old girl died there earlier this week.
Stepmother Gets 35 Years For Keeping Boy In Dog CageKimberly Leona Kubina, 47, of the Black Oak section of Gary, Ind., said she was remorseful for the April 2, 2009, death of Christian Choate, who suffered years of abuse at the hands of his father.
Highland Park Couple Could Face Jail Time For Neglecting Nearly 2 Dozen CatsA Highland Park couple faces the fines and possible jail time for allegedly neglecting cats living their garage.
Man Charged With Neglect In Wife's Death; Accused Of Cashing Her Disability ChecksA Brookfield man stands accused of neglecting the medical needs of his bedridden wife for years, refusing to even purchase a proper bed or basic first aid products while spending his wife's disability checks.
Baby Dead In Cicero; Authorities Probe Possible NeglectA 2-month-old girl from Cicero is dead, and now her family is facing allegations of neglect.
Woman Who Battered Child Into Brain Damage Gets 18 YearsLake Superior Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak Jr. imposed an 18-year sentence for aggravated battery and neglect of a dependent for an East Chicago woman who beat her 2-year-old child, causing a permanent, lifelong disability.
North Chicago Animal Shelter Under FireSome city officials disagree that stray animals are being neglected at North Chicago's animal pound, which is staffed by a lone employee.