Five people were removed from a Riverdale house being used as a care facility, after police found they were suffering the effects of abuse and neglect. (Credit: CBS)

5 Hospitalized For Signs Of Neglect At Home Care Facility

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.


Hospital Bed

Zion Police Investigate Complaint Against Nursing 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.


Closed Sign

State Shuts West Side Daycare Center After Baby’s Death

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, has pleaded guilty to neglect charges in the death of her ex-husband's son, Christian Choate. She will serve 25 to 35 years in prison and will testify against her ex-husband, Riley Choate, who allegedly beat Christian and confined him in a dog cage. (Credit: Lake County Indiana Sheriff's Office)

Stepmother Gets 35 Years For Keeping Boy In Dog Cage

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.


Annual CFA International Cat Show Showcases Pedigreed Felines

Highland Park Couple Could Face Jail Time For Neglecting Nearly 2 Dozen Cats

A Highland Park couple faces the fines and possible jail time for allegedly neglecting cats living their garage.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012


Man Charged With Neglect In Wife’s Death; Accused Of Cashing Her Disability Checks

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.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

Cicero Infant Death

Baby Dead In Cicero; Authorities Probe Possible Neglect

A 2-month-old girl from Cicero is dead, and now her family is facing allegations of neglect.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

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Woman Who Battered Child Into Brain Damage Gets 18 Years

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.


A dog at the North Chicago Animal Control Shelter. (CBS)

North Chicago Animal Shelter Under Fire

Some city officials disagree that stray animals are being neglected at North Chicago’s animal pound, which is staffed by a lone employee.


Fire Victims

DCFS Probes Neglect Allegations In Deadly Far South Side Fire

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.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

For Dogs Sake

Police: Dogs Neglected For Days At North Chicago Pound

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.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011


Kids Accused Of Neglecting Elderly Mother

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.

WBBM Newsradio–10/18/2011

File Photo Of Pitbull  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Dog Found Left In Cage In Garage Put To Sleep

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.


Car Tire

Mom Leaves Kids In Car To Run Errand

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.