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.
2 Charged After Disabled Child Found Living In ‘Filth’ In Blue IslandCharles A. Hopkins, 59, and Marinda Y. Hicks, 38, both face multiple charges of abuse and neglect of the nine children.
Relative In Custody After 3-Year-Old Boy's Death Ruled A HomicideAn autopsy on Thursday determined 3-year-old Steven Figueroa died of blunt abdominal trauma from an assault.
Gurnee Man Charged With Sexually Abusing ChildA north suburban man was arrested Tuesday and has been charged with sexually abusing a child.
Grandmother Accused Of Locking Granddaughter In Dog CrateGale Lalonde is accused of keeping her granddaughter, 9, locked in a dog crate, prompting a child abuse investigation in Racine County.
Man Charged With Battering Infant In Mount ProspectJames Howard, of the Montclare neighborhood, was charged with a felony count of aggravated battery of a child.
Parents Face Additional Charges In Homicide Of NW Indiana InfantThe parents of a 2 month-old northwest Indiana boy whose death in March was ruled a homicide by child abuse are facing additional charges.
Parents Charged With Neglect In Homicide Of NW Indiana InfantNeglect charges have been filed against the parents of a 2-month-old northwest Indiana boy whose death on Friday night was ruled a homicide by child abuse.
9 Children Found Living In Squalor In Englewood Home HospitalizedNine children were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after they were found living in squalor in an Englewood home with no heat or food.
Third Little City Employee Charged With Punching Disabled Boy, 11A third employee of a Palatine center for the developmentally disabled has been charged with beating an 11-year-old boy.