Christopher Valdez (courtesy family/Dawn Valenti)

4-Year-Old Dies From Blunt Force Trauma: Police

Chicago police are conducting what appears to be a homicide investigation on the Southwest Side involving a four-year old victim.


Tubby's Liquors

Boy, 4, Accidentally Shoots, Kills Self In Liquor Store

A 4-year-old boy from Indiana is dead, after apparently shooting himself by accident inside a liquor store in far south suburban Beecher.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

Taytum Lewis

Downstate Mom ‘Overjoyed’ That Kidnapped Daughter Is Safe

The mother of a kidnapped 4-year-old downstate girl says she is “very much overjoyed” that her daughter was found in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Taytum Lewis

UPDATED: Missing 4-Year-Old Girl From Mt. Carmel Found In Chicago

A 48-year-old man was in custody on Monday, charged with kidnapping after he allegedly took his 4-year-old niece without her parents’ permission in downstate Mount Carmel over the weekend and was then found in downtown Chicago Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

Tinley Park Accident

4-Year-Old Girl Fatally Struck By Teen’s Vehicle

A 4-year-old girl is dead, after being struck by a teenage driver as she ran after a ball in Tinley Park.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

Brooklynn Morris

Girl, 4, Served Alcoholic Mudslide At Chili’s, Mom Says

A Far South Side mother says her child was served alcohol at a Chicago Chili’s Restaurant, just days after a similar incident in Michigan.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011