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Betty Brewer. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Hailed As Hero For Preventing Abduction Of Girl, 12

A little girl was being stalked by a man outside a grocery store and the quick thinking customer helped police catch him.


Thomas M. Chmura (Credit: Antioch Police)

Monk Seeks To Have Child Abduction Charges Dismissed

Several defense motions, including a request to dismiss the case against a Benedictine monk accused of child abduction attempts in the Antioch area, will be the focus of a hearing Aug. 21 in Lake County Circuit Court.


(Chicago Police Department)

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Attempted Child Abduction

About 3:20 p.m. last Wednesday, the suspect approached a boy outside Bell Elementary School and told him his mother was sleeping and he would take him home.


Adan Ozuna, 34. (Bensenville Police)

Man Charged With Stealing Car That Had Child Inside

Charges against Adan Ozuna include unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle, endangering the life of a child, and driving with a revoked license, Bensenville police announced in a news release Friday.


T'Keyah Williams (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Charged With Abducting Baby, Leaving It In A Gangway

Chicago police said a South Side woman abducted a baby earlier this week to help out her boyfriend, who had been arrested for another crime.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2012

Nicholas Sauer, 27, allegedly tried to run down a Chicago police officer while attempting to evade capture Sunday evening. (Illinois Department of Corrections)

Parolee Charged With Running Down Officer While Abducting Child

A Chicago police officer was recovering Monday morning, after a man suspected of kidnapping his 2-year-old son struck the officer with his car on the West Side Sunday evening.


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Child Abduction Attempts Reported In Chicago, Aurora

Two separate incidents of what first appeared to be incidents of attempted child abduction have caught the attention of police in Chicago and Aurora.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Siohvaughn Funches Wade (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Judge: Dwyane Wade’s Ex-Wife Can’t Visit Kids In Chicago Until Ruling

Their high-profile divorce and child-custody fight are long over, but the animus between Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and his ex-wife, Siohvaughn Funches-Wade, returned to a Chicago courtroom Tuesday.


Police have released a sketch of a man suspected of trying to abduct a 14-year-old girl. (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Oak Lawn Child Abduction

Police are seeking help in locating a man who allegedly attempedt to abduct a teenage girl in Oak Lawn on Tuesday.


Illinois State Police have issued an AMBER Alert for 1-year-old Moriah Milan (left) and 2-month-old Audermar Peterson (right). Police say they were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Nyway Abbaa, in Peoria on May 10, 2012. (Credit: Illinois State Police)

AMBER Alert For Missing Peoria Children

Illinois State Police have issued an AMBER Alert about two missing babies who were abducted by their mother in Peoria Thursday morning.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2012

Armando Uvalle, left, prevented a stranger Saturday from grabbing his 2-year-old son. (CBS)

Dad Foils Would-Be Child Abductor, Who Is Quickly Arrested

Chicago police moved fast Saturday after a father told an officer that a suspect tried to run off with his 2-year-old son.


Child Backpack Generic (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Police Investigate Attempted Kidnapping

Police are warning residents about a possible attempted kidnapping in west suburban Sugar Grove.


Zabrin Inan

Psychiatrist Charged With Abducting Kids

A Gold Coast psychiatrist was arrested at O’Hare International Airport yesterday, after she allegedly took her two children across state lines without the consent of their father.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011

File Photo (Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

Police Warn Residents Of Attempted Child Abduction

For the second time in less than two weeks, police in southwest suburban Lemont are warning residents of the attempted abduction of a child.