8-Year-Old Girl

Lauren Smith, 8, was killed as a result of a rollover crash. (Family handout)

Dad Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed 8-Year-Old Daughter

Jeffery Smith, 26, was charged with aggravated DUI leading to an accident or death, in addition to citations for negligent driving, failure to reduce speed and a child restraint violation.


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Police Search For Man Who Tried To Kidnap Girl, 8, In Little Village

Chicago Police are looking for a man who attempted to kidnap a young girl Wednesday evening in the Little Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

Daniel Happ

Police: Man Beat Woman With Hammer, Raped Little Girl, Stabbed Dog

A Carpentersville man is being held on $3 million bond on multiple heinous crimes – including beating a woman with a hammer, raping an 8-year-old girl, and stabbing a dog.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

Mariela Cristostomo (Family Photo)

Driver Hits, Kills Girl On Bike, Then Speeds Off

Police are searching for a sport-utility vehicle whose driver hit and killed a little girl riding a bicycle, then sped off on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

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8-Year-Old Girl Struck By Car While Riding Bicycle

An 8-year-old girl was critically injured when she was struck by a car while riding a bicycle in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.