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.
Dad Gave 6 Excuses For Infant Son's Death, Prosecutors SayBrandon Holman kept changing the story of how his 2-month-old son Bryson ended up dead, Cook County prosecutors said.
Ashburn Infant Dies From Child Abuse InjuriesBryson Holman, of the 3200 block of West 83rd Place, was pronounced dead at 12:05 p.m. Saturday at his home, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office. An autopsy Sunday determined he died of multiple injuries caused by abuse, and his death was classified a homicide.
Police Ask Adults To Be More Alert To Signs Of Child Abuse And NeglectThe Aurora Police Department has urged residents to be more aware of the signs of child abuse, and not to fear calling police to check out any suspicions.
Mother’s Live-In Boyfriend Charged With Abuse Of 7-Week-OldAnthony Briden, 21, of the 400 block of South Belmont in Elgin was charged with two felony counts of aggravated battery to a person under 13, according to a statement from Elgin police.
Evanston Man Charged With Shaking NewbornAn Evanston man was charged with aggravated battery to an infant after police say he admitted to shaking his 24-day-old daughter who would not stop crying, police said.
Official Raising Money To Bury 11-Year-Old Waukegan Child Abuse VictimAn 11-year-old victim of child abuse dies and to make this story even sadder, there's not enough money to bury the child.
Baffoe: Sorry You’re Not Sorry, Brandon MarshallMarshall's press conference missed the mark Thursday, writes Tim Baffoe.
Back To School Means Spike In Child Abuse ReportsState child welfare officials say it's too hard to tell whether there's been an increase in reports of child abuse since news broke about Vikings running back Adrian Peterson taking a stick to his four-year old son.
Vikings' Peterson Booked And Released From Texas Jail Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL, which was already facing heavy criticism for its handling of a domestic violence case involving another star player.
Vikings Star Adrian Peterson Indicted On Child-Abuse Charge