Fourth of July weekend shootings have left seven people dead — including a 7-year-old boy — and at least 38 others injured since Thursday evening.
Police were asking the public to help them identify the attacker who sexually abused a boy in a Little Village restaurant’s washroom Saturday.
By all accounts, Jackson Bartke seemed to be a normal, healthy, 7-year-old second-grader. But his heart stopped during gym class on Nov. 19. He collapsed.
A 7-year-old boy brought a loaded handgun to a northwest suburban elementary school Thursday morning, and the man who allegedly brought the gun to the boy’s home is being held on a $250,000 bond.
Tyvion Jackson was shot in the arm around 9 p.m. Sunday, as he was on the front porch of his home in the 4200 block of West Fifth Avenue.
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.
A seven-year-old boy was ejected from an SUV in a rollover crash Sunday morning on Interstate 65 near Rensselaer, Ind.
A 7-year-old Batavia boy is being called a hero for rescuing a toddler from a backyard pool.
One of the boys who were wrongly accused in the 1998 murder of an 11-year-old girl named Ryan Harris will still be spending 52 years in prison for another crime.
Two boys from Michigan City – ages 7 and 8 – are accused of savagely beating their school bus driver and two bus aides last week.
A 7-year-old boy remained in critical condition on Monday, after he was shot in the head while inside his home in Gary, Ind., late at night on Christmas Eve.
A 7-year-old boy was shot in the head inside his Gary home early Sunday morning and a man at the home was also shot in the groin.
A 7-year-old South Side boy has been found safe at a friend’s home, after disappearing Tuesday night.
A Pilsen neighborhood man has been charged with showing pornographic videos to a 7-year-old boy before sexually assaulting the child, who contracted an STD from the attack.