2-Year-Old Boy

A 2-year-old boy was found alone, without a coat, hat or shoes, at the intersection of 82nd Street and Avalon Avenue. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Toddler Found Wandering Outside Without Coat, Hat, Or Shoes

Someone found the 2-year-old boy shortly before midnight Thursday night, wandering near the corner of 82nd Street and Avalon Avenue, and called police. The temperature was in the single digits at the time.


Artesian Avenue Fall From Window

Woman Charged After 2-Year-Old, Home Alone, Falls From Window

A young mother stands charged with child endangerment, after leaving her toddler home alone in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

Court Case Graphic

Woman Who Battered Child Into Brain Damage Gets 18 Years

Lake Superior Court Judge Thomas Stefaniak Jr. imposed an 18-year sentence for aggravated battery and neglect of a dependent for an East Chicago woman who beat her 2-year-old child, causing a permanent, lifelong disability.


Fire Victims

2 Toddlers Dead In Far South Side Fire

Two toddlers were killed early Tuesday in a townhouse fire on the city’s Far South Side, and an accident involving a 6-year-old boy cooking on the stove may be to blame.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

A makeshift memorial of stuffed toys was placed on the 3000 block of West Columbus Avenue after a 2-year-old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle on Aug. 31, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Boy, 2, Fatally Struck By Vehicle On SW Side

A 2-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the Marquette Park neighborhood Wednesday evening on the Southwest Side.


The office of the Fire Marshall tapes up the elevator at the Plaza Hotel in Joliet; on Sunday a 2-year-old boy fell down the elevator shaft. (Credit: Michael R. Schmidt~Sun-Times Media)

Inspector: Boy Shouldn’t Have Accessed Elevator Switch

New information is out about a recent incident in which a 2-year-old boy fell down an elevator shaft in a Joliet hotel, resulting in serious injuries.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2011