child endangerment

Mariah Warner (Credit: Porter County Sheriff)

Pregnant Woman Arrested For Endangering Unborn Child By Huffing

At 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, a Porter County Sheriff’s Department’s officer went to Mariah Warner’s home, in the 100 block of East Bates Street in Hebron, to serve an arrest warrant for neglect of a dependent and inhaling toxic vapors, stemming from a July 9 incident in Hebron

08/22/2014

Erica Hampton (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Mom Of Dead 7-Month-Old Held On $250K Bond

A 7-month-old girl found in a snowsuit and blanket in a “very warm” Lawndale apartment died in part from dehydration and overheating.

12/13/2013

Rashaad L. Byrd, 27, of the 200 block Highpoint, Romeoville, charged in connection with a 7-year-old bringing a gun to Gifford Elementary School in Elgin. (Credit: Elgin Police)

Man Charged After Boy Brings Loaded Gun To Elgin School

A 7-year-old boy brought a loaded handgun to a northwest suburban elementary school Thursday morning, and the man who allegedly brought the gun to the boy’s home is being held on a $250,000 bond.

12/13/2013

Eleven people, including nine children, were injured when this Chevy Suburban rolled over on Interstate 57. (Credit: NVP Video)

Woman Charged With DUI In Crash That Injured 9 Kids

Seven of the children – who range in age from 3 to 14 – were not wearing seat belts, or in other child restraints.

08/02/2013

Tatiana Meakens (Chicago Police Department)

Mom Gets 5 Years In Prison For Leaving Toddlers Alone Before Fire

Tatiana Meakens pleaded guilty to two counts of child endangerment and Judge Diane Cannon sentenced her to five years in prison.

08/01/2013

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Three Women Arrested For Child Neglect In Naperville

Three women have been arrested and charged with child neglect in separate incidents over a five-day period in Naperville, including one who allegedly left her 18-month-old child alone in a hot, unsecured car while she went shopping.

07/03/2013

Adolfo Gomez, 52, and his wife Deborah Gomez, 43, were arrested in Lawrence, Ks., after allegedly leaving two of their five children bound and blindfolded in an SUV in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart store. (Credit: Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

Northlake Mom Gets Probation For Binding, Blindfolding Kids In Kansas

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.

01/16/2013

Tabyus Jackson, 3, was found running on the street in Englewood. (Supplied by Chicago Police)

Mom Charged After Boy Found Alone On Englewood Sidewalk

A young mother has been charged with child endangerment, after her son was found running by himself in the Englewood neighborhood on Monday night.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2013

Britany Meakens, left, and Tatiana Meakens have both been charged with endangering a child in connection with a fatal fire that killed two young kids. (Chicago Police Department)

Prosecutors: Mom And Sister Went To Parties, Leaving 2 Kids To Die In Fire

A young mom and her sister went to parties, leaving their unsupervised children to die in a house fire, prosecutors said.

12/24/2012

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

Wisconsin Man Arrested After Trying To Leave 3-Year-Old Son At Greyhound Station

A Wisconsin man has been arrested and his 3-year-old son turned over to the state Department of Children and Family Services after he tried to leave the boy with strangers at the Greyhound bus station in the West Loop late Saturday.

11/18/2012

T'Keyah Williams (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Charged With Abducting Baby, Leaving It In A Gangway

Chicago police said a South Side woman abducted a baby earlier this week to help out her boyfriend, who had been arrested for another crime.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2012

Tiesha Powell comforts baby Kyan  at Comer Children's Hospital. (Credit: CBS)

Gary Man Arrested After Leaving Children Alone

The boy who fell from his third-story window last month is in foster care with a 5-year-old child after they both were found home alone Saturday morning.

08/14/2012

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Mom Charged With Taping Infant’s Limbs And Mouth

Police say a man didn’t think it was as funny as his son’s mother when she sent him a picture of the 1-year-old boy bound and gagged with tape in southwest suburban Joliet.

07/04/2012

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Police: Kids Were Found In Squalor After Baby’s Death

A Little Village neighborhood couple is charged with child endangerment, in an investigation by police and state welfare agents following the death of their infant son and the discovery of three other children living in squalor.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

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Joliet Couple Arrested For Severely Beating 3-Year-Old Boy

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.

12/11/2011

Cesar Ruiz, 34, (left) and Crystal Valdez, 28, (right) are charged with murder and concealing a homicide in the death of Valdez's 4-year-old son, Christopher Valdez. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Mother, Boyfriend Charged In Death Of 4-Year-Old Boy

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.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2011

Marco Santos, 39, was charged with scalding his 2-year-old son with a burning hot frying pan because his son soiled his diaper. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Prosecutors: Man Scalded 2-Year-Old Son Because Of Dirty Diaper

A man became so upset when his 2-year-old son asked him to change his soiled diaper that he scalded the toddler with a burning hot frying pan.

11/15/2011

More than 100 cats had to be put down after they were found in squalid conditions in a home in Berwyn. A teenage boy was also found dead at the home. (Photo credit: Animal Welfare League)

Family Speaks Out About Boy’s Death At Squalid Home

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.

CBS 2–09/20/2011

Lydia Price, 49, has been charged with multiple counts of child abuse, neglect and endangerment, as well as animal cruelty, after her disabled teenage son died at their squalid Berwyn home. More than 200 animals were found in the home and more than half of them had to be put down due to neglect. (Credit: Berwyn Police Department)

Mom Charged After Disabled Boy Dies At Squalid Berwyn Home

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.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

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Uptown Father Charged After Baby Left At Archdiocese Building

Child endangerment charges have been filed against the father of a 9-month-old baby who was abandoned at an Archdiocese of Chicago building on the Near North Side Thursday afternoon.

05/14/2011

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