In Latest Failure, DCFS Left 10-Year-Old With Psychological Problems In An Office, For 30 HoursWorkers for the state's child welfare agency knowingly left a 10-year-old child with psychological problems in their office for 30 hours, failing to place the child in a proper facility.
DCFS Attorneys Won't Defend 2 Staffers Who Were Involved In AJ Freund Case, CBS 2 Has LearnedThe lead attorneys for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services have said they will not defend two staffers assigned to the AJ Freund case when the 5-year-old boy died, CBS 2 has learned.
After AJ Freund's Death, DCFS Problems In McHenry County 'Have Gotten Worse,' State's Attorney SaysIn the months since the death of AJ Freund, the McHenry County State’s Attorney says the system that failed the Crystal Lake five-year old has actually gotten worse.
Plea Deal Might Be Coming For Andrew Freund In Murder Of Son AJ FreundAndrew Freund is charged with murdering of his 5-year-old son, AJ Freund, and trying to cover it up. On Thursday, CBS 2 learned he is working on a plea deal.
2 Illinois Child Welfare Workers Are Sued Over AJ Freund's DeathA lawsuit contends that two state child welfare workers ignored clear signs that the boy was being abused months before his death.
Crowd Celebrates What Would Have Been AJ Freund's Birthday, Marches For JusticeDozens of people in Crystal Lake came together Sunday to celebrate the life of AJ Freund.
ONLY ON 2: JoAnn Cunningham, Charged With Killing Son AJ Freund, Opens Up To CBS 2's Brad EdwardsIn a series of exclusive conversations with CBS 2's Brad Edwards, JoAnn Cunningham opened up about her life and the murder charges against her in the death of her son, AJ Freund.
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Inside The Home Of AJ Freund: Images Show A House Of HorrorsCBS 2 received more than three dozen images taken during visits to the Crystal Lake home of Andrew Freund and JoAnn Cunningham. The photos show a house in total disarray.
Crystal Lake Police Prepare For Crowds Expected At A.J. Freund's Visitation FridayPolice in northwest suburban Crystal Lake are preparing for large crowds expected at a public visitation for AJ Freund on Friday.
Acting DCFS Chief On A.J.'s Death: 'Your Sense Of Outrage I Share 100%'DCFS has placed A.J.'s case worker and supervisor on administrative duties, removed from child care decisions, while an investigation continues.
Heartbroken, Public Donates $14,000 For Crystal Lake Boy A.J. Freund's Funeral ExpensesCrystal Lake police on Thursday said people have been calling police to ask where to donate money to the brother of AJ Freund, the Crystal Lake boy who died last week after being beaten by his parents.
New Information In AJ Freund Case To Be Released TodayNew information is expected to be revealed Friday in the case of AJ Freund, the 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy whose parents are charged in his murder.
Hundreds Attend Vigil For 5-Year-Old A.J. Freund After 5-Year-Old's Body Found In Shallow GraveMissing for nearly a week, the search for A.J. ended in a rural field, with his parents in jail and accused of dumping the 5-year-old's body in a shallow grave about eight miles from the family's Crystal Lake home.
Who Failed A.J. Freund? The 5-Year-Old Is The Latest In A Long List Of Child Deaths In Cases Involving DCFSWho failed A.J. Freund? His parents are arrested and charged in his death and accused of hiding his body. But they weren't the only ones involved in his life.