A 5-month-old baby is in critical condition and not expected to survive severe head trauma that police say was caused by abuse.
A Friday autopsy determined Demari Brown died from multiple blunt force injuries and child abuse, and the death was ruled a homicide,
When a skeletal Andre Ford was wheeled into court last week, even prosecutors said the ailing man was too frail to beat the 8-year-old daughter he is accused of murdering, but what Ford couldn’t do with his hands, he allegedly did with his mouth.
The state Department of Children & Family Services and Chicago Police are investigating the death of Tayshaun Dyson, who was found unresponsive at his home in the 8900 block of South Throop Street.
McMahon said people can agree or disagree with his decision not to file charges, but he stands by it as the right thing to do. He said there was no evidence of a coverup, and that the problem was more one of ignorance of the state’s reporting law than anything else.
Videos discovered while police searched the home of a southwest suburban man accused of having child porn led to additional charges of sexual abuse and assault of a child, the Joliet Herald-News is reporting.
The so-called Million March Against Child Abuse is taking place today in cities across the nation. WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore caught up with a small crowd of demonstrators in Daley Center Plaza.
Kimberly Leona Kubina, 47, of the Black Oak section of Gary, Ind., said she was remorseful for the April 2, 2009, death of Christian Choate, who suffered years of abuse at the hands of his father.
Pictures and memories. It’s all Melissa Leon has left of her sister’s youngest child, Layla.
Deborah Gomez, 43, and her husband, Adolfo Gomez, 52, of Northlake, Ill., have been in custody since they were arrested June 13. Police found two of their children, ages 5 and 7, bound by their hands and feet in a Walmart parking lot in Lawrence.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services says neglect and abuse killed 90 children in the state last year and almost half were infants who died in unsafe sleeping conditions.
A south suburban man who admitted that he routinely beat his 13-year-old son and chained the boy to a dryer at night pleaded guilty last week and was sentenced two months in jail and probation.
A young child was abused, suffered a head injury, and spent nearly a week in the hospital; two adults were home with the girl at the time, yet no one has been criminally charged.
An 11-year-old girl’s suicidal feelings started an investigation that led to a Lake in the Hills man being convicted this week of sexually abusing her.
A Hobart man pleaded guilty on Wednesday just as his trial was winding down on charges stemming from the death of his ex-girlfriend’s three-year old son.
A lawsuit has been filed in connection with the abuse of a 15-month-old girl by the nanny hired to look after the child.
Media pundits were wondering why the prosecution isn’t calling a psychiatrist specializing in pedophiles to explain Sandusky’s behavior. Some people in social media were wondering why the victims didn’t come forward sooner.
Police on Friday night announced charges against the father of a 4-month-old girl who was apparently shaken to death.
Hoffman Estates police are investigating the death of a 4-month-old Mount Prospect girl who officials say might have died from shaken baby syndrome Saturday afternoon.
The mother of an 11-month-old boy hospitalized with skull fractures and a broken clavicle last week has been charged with multiple counts of felony child abuse.