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Police respond to a fatal shooting on Harding Street overnight Sunday. (CBS)

At Least Eight Dead — Including Boy, 7 — Dozens Injured Over Fourth Of July Weekend

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 artist's sketch of the suspect in the sexual assault of a 7-year-old boy in the restroom of a Little Village restaurant, including a tattoo on one of the suspect's arms. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted Boy In Restaurant

Police were asking the public to help them identify the attacker who sexually abused a boy in a Little Village restaurant’s washroom Saturday.


A defibrillator used to treat cardiac arrest.

School Officials Save Life Of Boy, 7, Whose Heart Stopped

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.


Rashaad L. Byrd, 27, of the 200 block Highpoint, Romeoville, charged in connection with a 7-year-old bringing a gun to Gifford Elementary School in Elgin. (Credit: Elgin Police)

Man Charged After Boy Brings Loaded Gun To Elgin School

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.


Chicago police talk to witnesses after a 7-year-old boy was shot while walking his bicycle into his house in West Garfield Park. (Credit: NVP Video)

Teen Questioned In Shooting Of 7-Year-Old Boy

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.


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.


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Child Ejected In Rollover Crash; Three Others Injured

A seven-year-old boy was ejected from an SUV in a rollover crash Sunday morning on Interstate 65 near Rensselaer, Ind.


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Boy, 7, Hailed As Hero For Rescuing 2-Year-Old In Pool

A 7-year-old Batavia boy is being called a hero for rescuing a toddler from a backyard pool.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Ryan Harris

Onetime Child Suspect In Ryan Harris Murder Gets 52 Years For Shooting

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.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

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Two Boys — Ages 7 And 8 — Accused Of Beating Bus Driver

Two boys from Michigan City – ages 7 and 8 – are accused of savagely beating their school bus driver and two bus aides last week.

CBS 2–04/17/2012

Police investigate a shooting scene where a young boy was injured. (CBS)

Boy, 7, Still In Critical Condition After Christmas Eve Shooting

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.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2011

Police investigate a shooting scene where a young boy was injured. (CBS)

7-Year-Old Boy Shot In Head In Gary

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.

CBS Chicago–12/25/2011

Alonzo Powe

Boy, 7, Found Safe After Vanishing From Roseland Home

A 7-year-old South Side boy has been found safe at a friend’s home, after disappearing Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

Sexual Abuse

Police: Man Sexually Assaulted Boy, 7

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.