Trooper Danny Avitia was about two miles away when a call came in about a mother whose 2-year-old girl was having a medical emergency. The mother had pulled over to the side of Interstate 80 near Lake Station after noticing her daughter was unresponsive in her car seat.
A west suburban woman could go to prison for the next 14 years for failing to stop her boyfriend from beating her daughter, who was under 2 years old at the time.
For the second time in as many weeks, a carnival worker stands charged with sexually assaulting small children.
A 7-year-old Batavia boy is being called a hero for rescuing a toddler from a backyard pool.
State officials are asking for the public’s help in locating the family of a 2-year-old girl who was abandoned on the West Side last week.
A 2-year-old South Side girl who was found unresponsive in her bed, with bite and scratch marks on her body, was beaten to death and her death has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy Sunday has determined.
In a headline that has become all too common lately, a 2-year-old girl was hurt when a TV fell on her in her home in Aurora over the weekend.
Another small child is in the hospital, after a TV fell on her in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.