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Illinois child welfare officials are reacting with shock and anguish to the severe beating of a veteran investigator who was assaulted while taking protective custody of a 2-year-old child near Sterling, about 120 miles west of Chicago.

More >> DCFS investigator is assaulted while trying to aid a child in Sterling, Ill.

"CHIP has a proven track record of success, stemming from its adherence to the fundamental principles of state administrative flexibility, personal responsibility, and innovation aimed at enhancing health outcomes for beneficiaries". "If the lawmakers can't act in support of a program that was enacted in a spirit of bipartisanship and serves the most truly defenseless members of society, there's no hope for them".

More >> Alabama will dismantle All Kids health insurance if federal aid not extended

A Pittsburgh newspaper is reporting that an anti-abortion congressman asked a woman with whom he was having an extramarital affair to have an abortion when he thought she might be pregnant.

More >> Report: Anti-abortion US rep asked girlfriend to get one

A 33-year-old Bowie woman has been arrested for allegedly causing injury to a one-year-old child in her care as a foster parent.

More >> Foster mother jailed, accused of injury to a child

Ohio’s child support system is riddled with problems, including billions in unpaid support and an outdated formula that some believe contributes to non-custodial parents moving to the underground economy to avoid wage garnishments.

More >> Ohio’s child support system rife with fraud, poor collection rates

OAKLAND, Calif. — An attorney for the family of a foster child who died two years ago after allegedly ingesting methamphetamine has sued Alameda County, saying the girl should have been removed from a Stockton home after she swallowed the drug for the first time.

More >> Foster girl should have been removed after ingesting meth first time: suit

ABC7 News has learned that Alameda County Social Services Agency is being sued for allegedly putting a 3-year-old foster child at risk after she died from methamphetamine poisoning. It was the second time the child had allegedly ingested meth, at the same foster home. It's a story you'll see only on ABC7 News.

More >> County sued over 3-year-old's alleged meth death; 'I should have protected her,' brother says

JAY — A former foster parent and award-winning adoptive mother who was convicted of child abuse was sentenced Wednesday and will serve about three years in prison, a prosecutor said.

More >> Former DHS Adoptive Parent of the Year gets prison time in Delaware County child-abuse case

The federal government is preparing to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to settle multiple class-action lawsuits filed on behalf of First Nations people who were removed from their homes when they were children and adopted into non-Indigenous families.

More >> Ottawa to settle Sixties Scoop suits for hundreds of millions of dollars

PALAKKAD: Only Pratheesh and Sharmila knew the sort of pain they felt while sending their five children to orphanage, but when they got back home after public intervention, mostly through social media, the poverty-stricken parents must have found the joy equally inexplicable.The parents, from Kannadi panchayat, had put the children, all under 11 years and three of them girls, in an orphanage at Edathanattukara on September 21 with the help of ward (No.14) member Vineesh.

More >> Poor parents put 5 kids in orphanage

BOONE COUNTY, Ind. – Authorities say a 9-month-old boy suffered a fractured rib and bruising while under the care of his Indianapolis foster mother and her Whitestown boyfriend.

More >> Foster mom, boyfriend charged with neglect after baby suffers fractured rib

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