2 Charged After Disabled Child Found Living In ‘Filth’ In Blue IslandCharles A. Hopkins, 59, and Marinda Y. Hicks, 38, both face multiple charges of abuse and neglect of the nine children.
Woman Accused Of Neglecting 4 Children On NW SideA woman has been charged after four children were found Sunday afternoon living in neglect in an apartment in the Dunning neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Parents Face Additional Charges In Homicide Of NW Indiana InfantThe parents of a 2 month-old northwest Indiana boy whose death in March was ruled a homicide by child abuse are facing additional charges.
Parents Charged With Neglect In Homicide Of NW Indiana InfantNeglect charges have been filed against the parents of a 2-month-old northwest Indiana boy whose death on Friday night was ruled a homicide by child abuse.
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.
Parents, Attorneys Say State Law On Child Supervision Too VagueHow young is too young to leave a child alone, in the state of Illinois? The law says, under 14, for any unreasonable amount of time.
Man Charged With Killing Toddler In Northwest IndianaAntonio Harris, 19, is charged with murder, neglect of a dependent, and battery in connection with the death of Nieyely Lopez of Lake Station, Ind., according to the Lake County (Ind.) state’s attorney’s office.
Mom Pleads Not Guilty In Brutal Death Of Gary ToddlerSelena Strong, 26, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, two counts of neglect of a dependent, and battery in the death of Brandon Dillon, who was found dead Sept. 30 on an air mattress in the apartment where he lived with Strong, her husband, Bernard Dillon, 37, Brandon’s twin sister and infant sister.
Grieving Mom Wants 'The Chair' For Man Accused Of Killing SonChristopher Shaffer, 19, of the of the 4300 block of West 23rd Court, was charged Thursday with felony counts of neglect of a dependent and battery in the Saturday death of Juanzo Vargas Jr., 21 months.
Pregnant Woman Arrested For Endangering Unborn Child By HuffingAt 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
Indiana Appeals Court Upholds Sentence In Toddler's DeathTimothy Tkachik, who pleaded guilty in 2010 to two Class A felony counts of neglect of a dependent, had argued in his appeal that the judge who sentenced him to 40 years failed to consider several mitigating factors.
Woman Caught On Tape Striking Toddler For Struggling With AlphabetRosena Small, 25, was arrested at her apartment Dec. 11 after her ex-boyfriend posted five videos of the incident on YouTube. The videos were all removed from the Internet hours after her arrest.

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