COMING UP @12:30: Authorities To Provide Update In Fox Lake Officer Shooting Investigation


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Opinion: Chicago’s Abandoning Poor Kids To Preventable Health Risks

Want to know the breadth of inequality in Chicago? Just take a look at the childhood injury risks across the city’s different neighborhoods.


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University Of Chicago Hospital Monitoring Child For Signs Of Ebola

Doctors at the University of Chicago Medical Center have been monitoring a child for possible symptoms of Ebola, after the child flew into O’Hare International Airport with a fever Thursday night.


Armani McKinnis was attacked by a dog while playing with friends at a birthday party in Greater Grand Crossing. (Supplied to CBS)

Boy, 6, Injured In Dog Attack

Officers responded to reports of an attack at 74th and Champlain, Chicago Police News Affairs said. There, they found a young victim with facial injuries and a bite to the leg.


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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.



Child, 2, Injured In Fall From Window

The child was rushed to Stroger Hospital, the Chicago Fire Department said.


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Man Attempted To Lure Girl Into SUV On Her Way To School: Police

The incident occurred Thursday morning in the 5400 block of West Roscoe Street, according to a statement from Chicago Police.


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Boy, 3, Falls Out Of Window In Portage Park

The 3-year-old fell through a screened window on the second story of a building in the 4700 block of West Addison Street about 3:45 p.m.


Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.


Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.


Jim Page, a detective in Bull Valley, Ill., talks about how he saved the life of a small boy. (CBS)

Detective Revives 14-Month-Old Boy Who Stopped Breathing

A far northwest suburban police detective was in the right place at the right time and brought the child back when he stopped breathing.


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Child, 4, Pulled From Montrose Harbor

The child, a possible drowning victim, was pulled from the water by civilians a few minutes after 7 p.m.


Paramedics carry a woman to an ambulance after she was shot while holding her daughter outside her home in the Calumet Heights neighborhood. (Photo credit: Devlin Brown)

Woman Shot While Carrying Daughter Near Elementary School

A woman carrying her 2-year-old daughter in her arms was shot outside her home in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, as kids were leaving school less than a block away.

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Woman Going To Prison For Driving Child To School While Drunk

A west suburban woman has been sentenced to prison for her fourth DUI arrest after she dropped her child off at school while intoxicated.


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Marino Acknowledges He Had Child With CBS Production Assistant

The image of legendary Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino has taken a hit.


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Child And Adult Treated For Smoke Inhalation During Englewood Fire

One adult and one child were treated for smoke inhalation after a small fire broke out in a residence in the West Englewood neighborhood Saturday afternoon.


Elaine Overton, 48, as been charged with a misdemeanor count of endangering the life of a child and a felony count of possession of a controlled substance. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Woman Left 3-Year-Old Granddaughter On CTA Bus

She remembered the drugs, but not the child. Police say when a South Side who left her 3-year-old granddaughter on a CTA bus in the South Loop was arrested Wednesday night, they found heroin in her pocket.


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Police: Drunk Mom Ran Over Daughter In Driveway

A mother who admitted consuming “several alcoholic beverages” struck and killed her baby daughter as she was backing her car out of a driveway, police said.


Police investigate the scene of a fatal accident Monday that killed a juvenile in Skokie on Saint Louis Avenue. (CBS)

Child Killed In Chain-Reaction Crash In Skokie

A young boy on a bicycle was run over and killed in north suburban Skokie Monday evening in what authorities call a chain-reaction accident.


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Aurora Man Charged With Abuse Of 3-Year-Old

A west suburban Aurora man has been charged in connection with the abuse of a 3-year-old boy.


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Child Starts Fire That Damages Home

A child playing with a lighter ignited a blaze that damaged a northwest suburban St. Charles home, leaving the family homeless.