Police said the driver appeared to be drunk when he struck a 2-year-old girl who was walking with her grandmother, who was pushing a stroller carrying another child.
A 2-year-old girl was in critical condition in a Chicago hospital after she apparently was accidentally shot in the head by another child while playing.
A South Side man has been charged with trying to kidnap a small boy at North Avenue Beach on Saturday.
Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a man wanted for his involvement in a shooting last week in Avondale Park, which wounded two small girls.
Police have decided not to seek criminal charges in the case of a 2-year-old boy who drowned Sunday night in a lake behind his far northwest suburban home.