Firefighters and paramedics responded to the Gurnee Holiday Inn around 8:50 p.m., after receiving a call for a possible drowning.
The porch in the 1600 block of East 74th Place gave way about 5:50 p.m. Monday, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Joe Roccasalva said.
A brazen pedophile broke into a Calumet Park home, raped a 4-year-old girl while others were inside, and then went into a closet at the residence and started smoking a cigarette.
Her death is thought to be accidental. At the time she was killed, the girl’s mother and a younger sibling were also home in the apartment.
Witnesses at the scene tells CBS 2 the girl is four and was riding on a scooter in an alley when a man jumped out of nowhere and began shooting, hitting her in the stomach. She apparently was caught in the crossfire.
Three children were hurt in a house fire Wednesday night in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, one of them a 4-year-old girl who suffered burns on 40 percent of her body.
Makayla Dameron was just 3 years old, taking a walk with her mother on a late Saturday morning, when a delivery truck cut her life tragically short.
Bond was set at $200,000 Monday for a South Side man accused in a hit-and-run crash that left a 4-year-old girl critically injured Saturday afternoon.
Police have a person of interest in custody for a hit-and-run accident that left a 4-year-old girl in critical condition Saturday afternoon.
Robbing the store wasn’t enough; a Chicago man is accused of ripping a necklace off the neck of a 4-year-old girl at a West Rogers Park jewelry store. As CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports, the jewelry store owner shot the robber to protect his wife and two young grandchildren.
A 4-year-old girl is dead and her mother, father and brother were hospitalized after a rollover crash Saturday morning in south suburban Dolton.
For a third time since October, a Chicago-area child has been killed by a falling TV.
A 4-year-old girl is in critical condition after falling out a window in the North Lawndale neighborhood.