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.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (STMW) – A 21-year-old north suburban Park City man was arrested for allegedly beating his 22-day-old infant son. The baby was brought into the emergency room of the Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital facility […]
An investigation into possible child abuse is underway, after a man posted a picture of a little bound in duct tape on Facebook.
A Will County woman who was convicted of abusing a child at her home daycare is challenging the conviction based on a Facebook connection.
Police say a woman waited three days to bring her 3-year-old son to the hospital after she and her boyfriend gave him a severe beating in southwest suburban Joliet.
A day after she was charged with concealing the death of her 4-year-old son at the hands of her boyfriend, a 28-year-old woman has been charged with murder.
A 34-year-old Chicago man has been charged with killing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son and the boy’s mother has been charged with child endangerment and concealing a homicide in her son’s death.
An autopsy Saturday determined a four-year-old boy died Friday from child abuse and his death was ruled a homicide.
A Naperville man has begun serving a one-year prison sentence for using candy to lure two pre-teenage girls into his condominium unit and licking one of them on the lips.
A northwest suburban woman was charged with aggravated battery to a child after her infant boy was taken to an area hospital with a broken leg.
The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating allegations of neglect against the parents of a one-month-old girl who died Friday in the South Shore neighborhood.