Report On DCFS: Overburdened Case Workers, Unresponsive HotlineThe report covers the years 2015 through 2017 and points to an agency understaffed and overwhelmed.
Semaj Crosby Remembered Two Years After Her DeathSaturday marks the two-year anniversary of the death of 17-month-old Semaj Crosby.
Lawsuit Blames Child Welfare Agency For Death Of Semaj CrosbyA lawsuit is blaming a child welfare agency for the death of Semaj Crosby, the little girl found dead in her own home in Joliet last year.
Toddler Honored One Year After Her MurderThe toddler was found under a couch in her mother's garbage-filled house.
Persons Of Interest In Toddler's Death Point FingersIt’s been six months since 17-month-old Semaj Crosby was found dead under a couch in a trash-filled home near Joliet.
Toddler Semaj Crosby Suffocated In Homicide Death: Will County CoronerThe toddler died of asphyxia and her death is classified as a homicide, the coroner said in a news release issued Friday.
Critics Call For New Probe Into Toddler's DeathActivists gathered Thursday outside the Will County courthouse calling for an outside inquiry into the death of 16-month-old Semaj Crosby.
"Progress Is Being Made" In Semaj Crosby Death InvestigationWill County State’s Attorney James Glasgow said the circumstances of 17-month-old Semaj Crosby’s death are not simple.
State Lawmakers Question DCFS Officials On Semaj Crosby's DeathDCFS officials will testify at a joint House and Senate committee hearing about what could have been done to prevent Semaj Crosby’s death.
Community Activist Looks Into Recent Child Death InvestigationsA community activist wants to know why it is taking so long to solve the deaths of four youngsters in the past two months.
Joliet Action Group Seeks Answers, Justice For Semaj CrosbyA Joliet area group is taking steps to honor the memory of a 17-month-old girl who died in April under suspicious circumstances.
Still No Answers Behind The Death Of Semaj Crosby Will County investigators say they are still no closer now, than they were in late April, to finding out how a one-year old Joliet area girl died.
DCFS Chief Resigning In Wake Of Missteps In Semaj Crosby CaseThe Rauner administration confirmed DCFS Director George Sheldon has resigned.
State Agency Concedes Missteps Before Toddler's Death In Joliet TownshipThe Illinois Department of Children and Family Services released the 22-page report about Semaj Crosby on Friday.
Joliet Township House Where Toddler Was Found Dead Burns To GroundSemaj Crosby was found dead beneath a couch April 26 in the squalid rental home, a day after her family said the child had disappeared.