5-Year-Old Boy

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Autistic Boy, 5, Struck And Killed By Car In Palatine

The boy was walking alone across southbound Palatine Road just east of Winston Drive when he was struck by a gray 2006 Hyundai Sonata about 4:15 p.m., according to a statement from Palatine police.

06/02/2015

James Nevils III (Supplied Photo)

Dog Owner Cited After Boy Mauled To Death; Victim’s Grandfather ‘Not Happy At All’

The grandfather of a 5-year-old boy killed by a dog Monday night said the dog’s owner got off too light, after being cited for two ordinance violations.

05/27/2015

James Nevils III. (Family photo)

Boy, 5, Mauled To Death By Dog

Witnesses said the attack started inside a home, and the boy’s mother was able to drag the dog and her son outside, and began asking neighbors to help her get the dog off her son. Neighbors used sticks and rocks to try to beat away the dog, and tried to free the boy from its jaws.

05/26/2015

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Dad Gets Restraining Order Against 5-Year-Old Accused Of Bullying Daughter

Brian Metzger said his daughter was threatened and attacked by one of her classmates at Prairie Lane Elementary School in Pleasant Prairie. He said his daughter used to love kindergarten, but doesn’t want to go to school anymore.

05/16/2014

Eileen Atwood and her grandsons Kamari Anthony, 5, and Kayden Carlvin, 3. (Photos supplied to CBS 2)

Woman, 2 Grandsons Shot; Neighbor Says ‘We’ve Got To Wear Body Armor Out Here’

A 51-year-old woman and her two grandsons were shot while standing outside in the South Shore neighborhood. A neighbor said gunfire is so common, she wonders if she and her daughter might have to start wearing body armor.

04/02/2014

Seven-year-old Christian Lyles (left) and 5-year-old Jaden Donald were critically wounded in separate shootings on July 4 and 5, respectively. Both were out with their family at city parks to celebrate the holiday. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Two Boys, 5 And 7, Among Victims Of Holiday Gun Violence

Dozens of people have been shot this long holiday weekend, including two boys who were just trying to enjoy family parties for the 4th of July.

07/04/2013

Chavonne Brown and Sterling Sims were found shot to death in a home in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Photos taken from Facebook)

Mom, 5-Year-Old Boy Slain In Back Of The Yards

A mother and her 5-year-old son were found shot to death early Friday at a home in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

06/28/2013

The Glenview Park District pool where a young boy drowned Friday. (CBS)

Glenview Police Close Case Of 5-Year-Old Boy Who Drowned

Glenview police have completed a two-month investigation into the June 15 drowning death of a 4-year-old boy in a park district pool.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Lake Rescue

Boy, 6, Rescued From Lake By Younger Brother

A 6-year-old boy was in serious condition Tuesday morning, after being pulled from Lake Michigan by his even younger brother at the South Side’s Rainbow Beach.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Brandon Stancliff is charged with robbing a bank in Lake County on Dec. 29, 2011, with an accomplice, Lauri Ruble, who allegedly brought her 5-year-old son with her during the robbery. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Two Accused Of Bringing 5-Year-Old On Bank Heist

State child welfare officials said Saturday they are investigating a report that a Lake County woman brought her 5-year-old son with her while she accompanied her boyfriend on a bank robbery.

01/15/2012

Fire Graphic

5-Year-Old Boy, Mom Pulled From Englewood Fire

A 5-year-old boy is in critical condition after being pulled from a burning basement Wednesday afternoon in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

03/23/2011