DCFS Confirms At Least 5 Encounters With Waukegan Parents That Locked Girl In BasementCBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports the Department of Children and Family Services has had contact with the couple on numerous occasions since the mid-1990s.
Family That Allegedly Locked Girl In Basement Known To DCFSThe department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) took away four children living in a Waukegan home after authorities found a 10-year-old allegedly held captive in the family’s basement for several months. 
Mother Charged With Neglect After Daughter Dies In Valparaiso PondA 32-year-old woman has been charged with neglect, after her 3-year-old daughter died in a pond in Valparaiso, Ind., on Monday.
Dad Accused Of Putting His Children In DryerSheriff Morando said Barr told him his daughter was always climbing in the dryer and that his son was put in the dryer " because he was trying to teach him not to be scared."
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. 
Gary Mother Pleads Not Guilty To Neglect In 2 Kids' Fire DeathsGary police said 33-year-old Kristen Gober left her three children home alone on March 24 while she spent the night drinking at a neighbor’s apartment.
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.
Woman Accused Of Neglecting 4 Children On NW SideA woman has been charged after four children were found Sunday afternoon living in neglect in an apartment in the Dunning neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
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.
Police Ask Adults To Be More Alert To Signs Of Child Abuse And NeglectThe Aurora Police Department has urged residents to be more aware of the signs of child abuse, and not to fear calling police to check out any suspicions.