children http://peoriapublicradio.org en Lawmakers question state DCFS on abuse cases http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lawmakers-question-state-dcfs-abuse-cases <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More Illinois children are dying from abuse or neglect. &nbsp;And Monday - Illinois state senators once again asked the state’s child welfare agency what’s being done about it. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 21:36:58 +0000 Tony Arnold 17539 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lawmakers question state DCFS on abuse cases Resource center opens for Gifford recovery http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/resource-center-opens-gifford-recovery <p></p><div>Residents in the Champaign County town of Gifford are getting additional help after last week’s tornado. &nbsp;Officials opened a resource center that offers a single destination for donated items and access to social service agencies. As parents take advantage of these services, children are also getting extra help.</div><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 23:40:48 +0000 Sean Powers 15508 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Resource center opens for Gifford recovery