A call for state welfare officials to appear at a public hearing follows our ProPublica Illinois investigation.
Here’s what we learned from our theater-journalism workshops in Rock Island and Toulon.
Chicago police and City Hall tracked anti-Trump demonstrators — and now state legislators want to let them use drones.
The Department of Children and Family Services struggles to find appropriate homes for young people with mental illness.
Hundreds of children and teens in state care are held each year in psychiatric hospitals for weeks or months at a time — even though they have been cleared to leave.
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