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.
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.
Pritzker On DCFS, Its Role In A.J.'s Death: 'We're Looking Into It'"This child was killed by his parents. There aren't words to describe how I feel."
DCFS Launches Pilot Program To Help Trauma Children Move ForwardIllinois' Department of Children and Family Services is working with the Cook County Courts to find a better way to deal with the babies and toddlers living through trauma at such a young age.
53 Illinois DCFS Scholars HonoredThe Department of Children and Family Services honored 53 Illinois students as DCFS scholars and rewarded college scholarships.
Judge Questions Vigilance Of Care Workers Before Girl DiedA judge says child care workers missed obvious signs of trouble at a filthy, bedbug- and roach-infested house in northern Illinois where the body of a 1-year-old girl was later discovered.