Mother Charged in Morphine Overdose of BabyInvestigators say a 21-month-old boy died of a morphine overdose and had amphetamines, opiates and meth in his urine.
Mother Charged With Murder In Teen's Starvation13-year-old son weighed just 21 pounds when he died in January.
House Passes Bill to Lengthen Abuse InvestigationsLegislation passed by the Missouri House would give social workers more time to complete investigations into child abuse and neglect.
2 Children Left In Car In -12 Degree Weather While Mom Shopped At Wal-MartBeloit police arrested a mother after two young children were found alone in a cold vehicle in a Wal-Mart parking lot.
Cases of Child Abuse in Illinois on the Decline The Child Care Association projects 21,720 abuse cases in the current fiscal year, 2012, which ends June 30.
Dozens of Mice, 157 Snakes/Lizards Found in St. Charles Co. Home St. Charles County spokesman John Sonderegger says detectives knew there was something terrible in the home as they approached it.
Toddlers Run Nearly Naked, Parents in TroubleA Granite City couple faces child neglect charges