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.
A young mother stands charged with child endangerment, after leaving her toddler home alone in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.
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.
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.
A 2-year-old boy is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the Marquette Park neighborhood Wednesday evening on the Southwest Side.
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.