Parents Charged With Neglect In Homicide Of NW Indiana InfantNeglect charges have been filed against the parents of a 2-month-old northwest Indiana boy whose death on Friday night was ruled a homicide by child abuse.
9 Children Found Living In Squalor In Englewood Home HospitalizedNine children were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after they were found living in squalor in an Englewood home with no heat or food.
Third Little City Employee Charged With Punching Disabled Boy, 11A third employee of a Palatine center for the developmentally disabled has been charged with beating an 11-year-old boy.
Death Of 2-Month-Old Humboldt Park Girl Ruled HomicideThe Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating allegations of abuse against the girl’s mother, father and others.
$1M Bond For Woman Charged With Killing Englewood InfantBond was set at $1 million Friday for a 56-year-old woman charged with killing a 1-month-old boy last week in Englewood.
Woman Charged With Death Of Infant In EnglewoodWilla Wickerson, of the 6700 block of South Parnell Avenue was charged with a felony count of first degree murder, Chicago Police said Friday.
Person Questioned In Englewood Infant's HomicideTimothy Harmon was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he died at 2:39 p.m., authorities said. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide by child abuse.
Man Charged With Beating Baby Girl To Death In Back Of The YardsUriel Vega, 22, faces one count of first-degree murder for the death of Raiylana Vasquez, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was responsible for taking care of the child at the time of her death.
Orland Park School Bus Driver Charged With Slapping 4-Year-OldLinda Bell, 63, faces a felony count of aggravated battery to a child, according to Orland Park police.
No Bail For Woman Charged With Abusing 7-Year-Old SonThe wounds, bruises and burns on the boy’s body were the most injuries the doctor examining him had ever seen on a human being, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Lorraine Scaduto said.
Chicago Non-Profit Seeking To Prevent Child Abuse And NeglectEvery year, 2.9 million cases of child abuse are reported in the U.S. In Cook County, there were more than 8,000 child abuse and neglect cases reported last year. It's those numbers that inspired Melissa Moss to start the local non-profit Kids Have Hope.
Toddler's Death In Austin Ruled HomicideAn autopsy found 2-month-old Katana Greenlee died of blunt force trauma to the head from child abuse.