State News
6:43 am
Mon February 17, 2014

New DCFS boss pleaded guilty to stealing from social service agency's clients

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Director, Arthur Bishop.
Credit www.state.il.us / Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
The new director of Illinois’ child welfare department, Arthur Bishop, once pleaded guilty to theft from a social service agency where he worked. He also was sued for child support for a daughter he said he didn’t know was his. The revelations are part of an ongoing investigation by WBEZ and the Chicago Sun-Times into the Department of Children and Family Services. Illinois Public Radio's Tony Arnold has more.