7-Year-Old Girl

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7-Year-Old Girl Struck By Car, Critically Injured In Aurora

The girl apparently ran into traffic in the 1000 block of Plum Street in Aurora and was hit by an eastbound 2005 Honda Civic about 3:10 p.m., according to a statement from Aurora police.

11/11/2014

Nyasha Mbawa (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Man Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 7-Year-Old Girl

Under a negotiated agreement approved Tuesday by Lake County Judge James Booras, Nyasha Mbawa, 20, pleaded guilty to one count of predatory criminal sexual assault, a Class X felony that carries a penalty of six to 30 years in prison, or a term of up to life if extended.

04/16/2014

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Ministers Urge People To Turn In Gunman Who Killed Girl, 7

One day after a 7-year-old girl was gunned down as her mother watched while she sold lemonade in front of her West Side home, a ministers’ group is trying to persuade people to turn over the killer.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

Heaven Sutton

McCarthy Expects Arrest Soon In Murder Of 7-Year-Old Girl

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said police have very good leads in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl overnight, and he expects an arrest soon.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2012

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4 Dead, 28 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Four people are dead and at least 28 others were wounded in weekend shootings across the city since Friday afternoon, including a 7-year-old girl shot while playing in front of her South Side home.

05/27/2012

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Man Accused In Sycamore Girl’s 1957 Murder Returned To Illinois

Late Wednesday afternoon, the Seattle man accused of the 1957 kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl was returned to Illinois to face the charges against him.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Suspect In 1957 Sycamore Murder Charged As Fugitive

A Seattle man arrested in the 1957 killing of a girl in Sycamore has been charged with being a fugitive, as authorities attempt to have him returned to Illinois to face murder charges.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Police issued this community alert after a 7-year-old girl was sexually assaulted. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Police Search For Man Who Sexually Assaulted Girl, 7

A community-wide effort is underway to catch the sex attacker who assaulted a 7-year-old girl over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

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Man Charged With Choking Daughter, 7

A Back of the Yards neighborhood man has been charged with choking his 7-month-old daughter who had to be hospitalized earlier this week.

03/04/2011