child endangerment

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.


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Pregnant Mom Charged After Palos Hills Overdose Incident

A pregnant mother has been charged with child endangerment, joining two other people who were charged after one woman died and three people passed out from overdoses in Palos Hills earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2011

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Mother Charged With DUI While Kids In Car

A woman had two young children in her car when she was stopped for driving 63 mph in a 45 mph zone while drunk, police said.



Grandparents Charged In Death Of 5-Month-Old

The grandparents of an infant boy who died at a northwest suburban hospital last week have been charged with felony child endangerment.


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Bolingbrook Man Sentenced For Endangering Child

WHEATON (STMW) — A Bolingbrook man was sentenced in DuPage County Circuit Court Tuesday for leaving his 5-year-old daughter alone inside his car while he visited a downtown Naperville nightclub. William T. Gaston, 34, received […]