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.
Police are questioning the parents of a 3-month old Jefferson Park girl who died on Tuesday as a result of several injuries from child abuse.
The Illinois Dept. of Children and Family Services is investigating allegations of abuse against the mother and father of a 3-month-old Northwest Side boy who died on Tuesday.
Police and prosecutors have released more information on multiple battery charges filed after a severely injured infant was treated at an area hospital.
An autopsy was inconclusive on a 1-month-old girl who died early Friday, prompting a state investigation.
It was an extreme case of animal hoarding. There were hundreds of animals living inside a Berwyn house. A teenager was found dead there and now, for the first time, the family is revealing why they never called for help.
A 49-year-old woman has been charged with criminal abuse, neglect and child endangerment after her disabled teenage son died amid squalid conditions in their west suburban home.
A man allegedly burned his girlfriend’s two small children that he lived with because he was upset about the snacks they were eating.
Ricardo Robledo-Espino faces up to 30 years in prison after being convicted Monday of breaking an infant’s legs as he took care of the girl last year.
An autopsy Saturday determined a toddler who died Thursday was beaten to death.
A south suburban woman filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the alleged operator of a babysitting facility where her 20-month-old daughter was abused in 2009.
The state is investigating the Tuesday death of a south suburban Country Club Hills infant.
A 56-year-old West Englewood neighborhood woman was charged with physically abusing a disabled 13-year-old girl after the child’s mother captured the alleged incident on videotape, police said.
A man is being held on $100,000 bond after being charged with beating his girlfriend’s young children with a leather belt.
Hugo Dominguez, 38, was charged Thursday with one count of aggravated domestic battery, while his girlfriend, Mary Ramirez, is charged with one count of unlawful restraint.
A Waukegan man has been charged with aggravated battery for allegedly breaking his infant son’s leg.