Five 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.
Nancy 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 officials have shut down a daycare center in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, after a 1-year-old girl died there earlier this week.
Kimberly 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.
A Highland Park couple faces the fines and possible jail time for allegedly neglecting cats living their garage.
A 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.
A 2-month-old girl from Cicero is dead, and now her family is facing allegations of neglect.
Lake 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.
Some city officials disagree that stray animals are being neglected at North Chicago’s animal pound, which is staffed by a lone employee.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services in investigating accusations of neglect, for the family that lived in the Far South Side apartment where a fire broke out early Tuesday and killed two children.
Dogs in the North Chicago pound were discovered neglected and unattended on Thursday according to Waukegan municipal animal workers, who declined to speak about the incident to the Lake County News-Sun.
Two of the three adult children of an Aurora woman face a preliminary hearing in Kane CountyTuesday–where they are accused of felony neglect of their elderly mother.
A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of whoever left a dog to die in a garage in northwest suburban Harvard.
While the mother may have thought it was safe to leave her sleeping children alone in her car for a short time, her son was not as content.