Another Contempt Of Court Order Issued Against Illinois DCFS Director Marc Smith For Violating Rights Of TeenIllinois Department of Children and Family Services Director Marc Smith was held in contempt of court again on Thursday for violating the rights of a teenage boy.
GOP Illinois House Leader Jim Durkin Calls For Hearings After DCFS Director Marc Smith Was Held In Contempt For Violating Rights Of Childrenllinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Westchester) called for hearings and an investigation after state Department of Children and Family Services Director Marc Smith was held in contempt of court for violating the rights of children.
DCFS Director Held In Contempt Of Court For Violating Rights Of Children And Faces $2,000 A Day In FinesIn a stunning move, a Cook County Juvenile Court judge issued two contempt of court orders against Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Marc Smith for violating the rights of two children left languishing in facilities for months. Now accountability - in a stunning move, a juvenile court judge issued two contempt of court orders against Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Marc Smith for violating the rights of two children left languishing in facilities for months. DCFS could soon be fined as much as $2,000 a day until those children are properly placed.
Thieves Steal Your Identity To Get Rental Cars, And You Get Stuck With The BillsCriminals nationwide are stealing victims' identities and using those to rent cars. These rentals are then stolen, sold and shipped overseas, or used here to commit other crimes locally. In either case, the identity theft victim is left to clean up the mess.
Volunteers Raise Nearly $100,000 For DuPage Food Pantries At HarvestFest; CBS 2's Dave Savini Serves As EmceeDuPage County came together this weekend to help families in need.
Latest Report Card On CPD Reforms Calls Out Failures In Anjanette Young Raid, Lack Of Training For School Resource OfficersWhen you read through a court-appointed independent monitor's latest progress report on the Chicago Police Department’s reform efforts, you can see the results of CBS 2’s investigative journalism.
Legally Parked, Ticketed Anyway: Chicagoans Hit With Bogus Street Cleaning FinesMarcus Jones sits on the front stoop of his Auburn Gresham home. On a city pole across from him, there is a bright yellow sign with a large letter "F". It's a warning to drivers - Friday is street cleaning day so don't park there or you will get a ticket. Marcus Jones would give the letter F to the City of Chicago for how it is posting these signs and issuing street cleaning tickets in his neighborhood.
Illinois AG Launches Investigation Into Joliet Police Department; Sergeant Who Exposed Circumstances Of Eric Lurry's Death In Custody Has High HopesEric Lurry died in Joliet police custody in January 2020, and CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini went on to expose accusations of a cover-up. On Wednesday, there was a major new development – as the Illinois Attorney General stepped in with his own investigation.
City Vows To Get Rid Of Dangerous Light Poles After CBS 2 Investigators Have Spent Years Documenting Them As They Fall Down, But Just When Will This Happen?The CBS 2 Investigators have spent years digging into faulty light poles that get rusted out and end up falling over. Now, the city has promised a fix.
West Englewood Neighbors Express Shock At Shooting That Killed CPD Officer Ella French, But Relief That Residents Helped Catch A Suspect Trying To EscapeCurrent and former residents of the West Englewood area reacted with shock and grief to the shooting that killed Chicago Police Officer Ella French over the weekend, and lamented the broader and longstanding crisis of gun violence in the area. But they expressed relief at the fact that some neighbors stepped in to help find a suspect trying to escape.
Family Sues After They Say Chicago Police Burst Into Their Home, Pointed Guns at Kids in 2019“You've had a mass traumatization of young children of color that's been going on for decades in Chicago,” attorney Al Hofeld Jr. said.
Frank Pietrangelo, Hero Of 1991 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Says He Was Among Those Sexually Abused By Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' AdrahtasCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini tracked down a local youth hockey coach who now lives in Florida – and is accused of posing as a woman to abuse his players. This happened as another player came forward.
CBS 2's Story, 'My Name Is Anjanette Young,' Wins Top Honors In Better Government's 2021 Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative ReportingCBS 2’s powerful story, “My Name is Anjanette Young,” has won first place in the Better Government Association’s 2021 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting.
Federal Lawsuit Alleges Cover-Ups Of Decades Of Abuse By Youth Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' AdrahtasExplosive allegations have surfaced of decades of abuse inflicted upon teenage boys by a prominent local hockey coach, and now they are the subject of a lawsuit.
More Accusers And More Allegations Of Abuse Against Trusted Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' AdrahtasMore men are coming forward to accuse a well-known youth hockey coach of grooming them for sexual abuse when they were just teenagers.