Heather Mack holds her baby inside a holding cell before her trial at Denpasar court on Bali island on April 7, 2015. Indonesian prosecutors have recommended a 15 year prison sentence for Mack, for the murder of her mother, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase. (Credit: SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bali Murder Suspect Moves To Transfer Part Of Trust Fund To Baby Daughter

As a young woman from Chicago awaits a verdict from an Indonesian court in the killing of her mother, she’s moving to transfer part of her $1.3 million trust fund to her newborn daughter.


Mary Ryan (Credit: Chicago Police)

Mother Charged With Trying To Suffocate Daughter

A woman drove her daughter to Rosehill Cemetery, tried to suffocate the 4-year-old with a plastic bag, then trieed to kill herself before changing her mind, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday.


Jeremiah Thompson (Credit: Lansing Police)

Bail Denied For Man Charged With Killing 2-Year-Old Daughter

Jeremiah Thompson, 21, has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of 2-year-old Jahariah Patterson.


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.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2013

Woman Charged With Killing Elderly Mother On South Side

A South Shore woman has been charged with beating her elderly mother to death during a domestic dispute over the Mother’s Day weekend.


Elaine Harman of Virginia and her birth mother, Jenny Hadley of Hobart, Ind., say goodbye after meeting for the first time this week. (CBS)

Joyous Reunion Of Mother, Daughter Wraps Up — For Now

CBS 2 earlier this week reported on the joyous reunion between Elaine Harman of Virginia and her birth mother, Jenny Hadley of Hobart, Ind. On Thursday, the two said farewell – for now. Mike Parker reports.


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Cops: Carpentersville Mom Locked Daughter, 8, Out Of Home

A northwest suburban Carpentersville woman is facing criminal charges after she allegedly locked her 8-year-old daughter out of their home.


Julie Franck (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Daughter Charged With Robbing Own Mother

A Northwest Side woman is being held on $300,000 bail after prosecutors say she robbed her own mother.


Andre Curry, 21, talks with CBS 2 about how he got in legal trouble for posting a photo of his taped daughter. (CBS)

Dad Who Posted Facebook Photo Of Duct-Taped Daughter Acquitted Of One Charge

A Chicago man who bound his 22-month-old daughter with tape and posted a photo on Facebook was acquitted Tuesday of unlawful restraint and will find out the verdict on a second charge next week.


Patricia and Anna Krentcil (Credit: CBS New York)

Mom In Trouble For Allowing Daughter, 5, To Tan At Salon

A former Chicago woman is facing charges after allowing her 6-year-old daughter to tan at a salon.


Anita Joost

Elgin Woman Charged With Urging Daughter To Beat Girl Up

An Elgin woman is facing federal charges after she allegedly encouraged her teenage daughter to beat up another girl and then videotaped the assault.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012


Dallas Woman Arrested Years After Kidnapping Daughter From Chicago Area

A woman who allegedly kidnapped her daughter from the Chicago area more than two years ago was behind bars in Dallas, Texas, Friday.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Andre Curry, 21, talks with CBS 2 about how he got in legal trouble for posting a photo of his taped daughter. (CBS)

Dad Can Visit Daughter He Bound With Tape, Photographed For Facebook Page

A judge said Friday the Andre Curry can visit with the girl under the supervision of Illinois Department of Children and Family Services workers.


Andre Curry, 21, talks with CBS 2 about how he got in legal trouble for posting a photo of his taped daughter. (CBS)

Dad Who Posted Controversial Facebook Photo Of Daughter Says ‘I Wasn’t Thinking’

Andre Curry, 21, is out on bail and spoke to CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker about the pain of being away from his child.


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A Girlie Good Time in Chicago

Every little girl (whether she’s 6 or 46) likes to be treated like a princess. A little bit of sparkle, a little bit of pampering and a whole lot of pink can sure take a girl far. Chicago has many options to make each girls feel special on her birthday or any day. From dress up-parties to interactive experiences, each shop has a different way to create an unforgettable celebration.


Joseph Berrios

Opponent Attacks Berrios In Mock Newspaper Valentine

There wasn’t a whole lot of love to be found in a newspaper Valentine addressed Tuesday to Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

Brad Olsen

Mom Fights For Benefits For Missing Son’s Young Daughter

Five years now after the disappearance of a 26-year-old DeKalb County man – and almost two years since a court declared him dead – his mother says she is fighting to keep Social Security death benefits for her son’s young daughter.

WBBM Newsradio–01/18/2012

Andre Curry

Man Who Posted Picture Of Daughter Bound With Duct Tape Faces Felony Charges

A Chicago man made national headlines when he posted a picture on Facebook of his 22-month-old daughter bound with duct tape. Now, a grand jury has indicted the man on felony charges.


Edward Stringer

Firefighter’s Daughter To Sue Owners Of Building Where He Died

The daughter of a fallen Chicago firefighter plans to announce on Wednesday that she’s suing the owners of the abandoned building where her father and another firefighter were killed last year.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2011

Jovanni Tufele

Man Charged With Murder In 3-Month-Old Daughter’s Death

A Jefferson Park neighborhood man stands charged with murder in the death of his 3-month-old daughter, who died this week as a result of injuries from child abuse.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011