Waukegan Father Who Held Daughter In Basement Asks For Reduced BondWaukegan father Randy Swopes, accused in July of locking his daughter in a basement because he believed she was possessed is still in custody, but he’s asking for a new court hearing to get his bond lowered.
Uproar After Judge OK's Freeing Most New Mexico Compound DefendantsThe controversy was stoked even further when court officials condemned threats of violence made against the judge who issued the ruling and evacuated several administrative court offices as a precaution.
Children Found In New Mexico Compound Were Training For School Shootings, Prosecutors SayIn court filings, prosecutors only said they believe the children received advance weapons training and did not provide further details.
Boy's Remains Found At Compound Where 11 Starving Children Lived In FilthNine months after young Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj disappeared from Georgia, his family's worst nightmare may be realized in New Mexico.
Search For Missing Toddler Leads To Discovery Of 11 Emaciated ChildrenWhat started as a search for a 3-year-old Georgia boy led to a horrid discovery 1,400 miles away.
Waukegan Mother Released After Holding Daughter In Basement, Father Still In CustodyIn 2006, the family was investigated for medical neglect for refusing treatment for their son based on religious reasons.
Son Defends Waukegan Couple Charged With Locking Daughter In BasementRandy and Katherine Swopes were arrested on July 17, charged with unlawful restraint and child endangerment.
Ex-Priest Who Abused Child Allowed Access to Chicago SchoolsOnly after the victim and the AP asked why the district let former cleric Bruce Wellems enter schools as part of alternative-schooling programs he oversees, did CPS recently ban him.
Police: Parents Charged After 10 Children "Rescued From Horrible Living Conditions" In CaliforniaA California man has been arrested for what police say was "a long and continuous history of severe physical and emotional abuse" of his 10 children between the ages of 4 months and 12 years old.
Police File Charges Against Parents Due To Injuries To 10 Month Old BabyGriffith Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding extensive injuries to a 10-month-old boy. 
Daycare Worker Charged With Burning 5 Toddlers With Hot Glue GunLizandra Cosme, of the Humboldt Park neighborhood, has been charged with five counts of aggravated battery to a child.