The driver told police he was turning around and hit the gas instead of the brakes and the van drove right through the curb cut and down the sidewalk in reverse and crashed through the double doors at Woodland Middle School.
A Cook County judge on Tuesday found a South Side teenager guilty of shooting and wounding an 11-year-boy looking for snakes with his friends.
A west suburban man has been charged with being under the influence of heroin when the car he was driving plowed into the rear of a second car, killing an 11-year-old boy in February.
Three cars were stopped in the westbound lane of Illinois Route 64 and Peplow Road at about 7:30 p.m. in the village of Virgil, because of an earlier accident nearby, when another vehicle crashed into the back of one of the cars.
An 11-year-old boy was shot in the Woodlawn neighborhood Tuesday night.
Chicago firefighters made several rescues last night, but were not able to save an 11-year old boy from a fire in the Little Village neighborhood.
Police are questioning two young boys who were caught Monday night with homemade explosives in the Rogers Park neighborhood.
A driver who hit a boy on Interstate 57 Sunday afternoon is not facing any charges.
An 11-year-old boy suffered major head injuries and was in a coma after being hit by a car Sunday afternoon on I-57 in the Far South Side Washington Heights neighborhood, according to Illinois State Police.
A west suburban boy is dead after an accident with an ATV Thursday night.
An 11-year-old boy was wounded early Thursday when gunshots shattered the window of his home on the city’s Near West Side.
The bizarre death of an 11-year old boy from Hoffman Estates, who suffered a puncture wound to the chest, appears to be a “tragic accident,” authorities said Monday.
Police are looking for an apparent child molester who was unsuccessful in luring a boy into his vehicle Tuesday on the city’s Far Northwest Side.
Authorities say an 11-year-old boy wearing a hooded sweat shirt and brandishing a knife robbed a convenience store.
Investigators in far west suburban Sugar Grove say they have gotten to the bottom of an attempted child abduction by an elderly couple.