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7-Year-Old Girl

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

Heaven Sutton

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

Jail/Prison

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