A jury trial was scheduled to begin Aug. 19 and, if convicted, Brett Degler could have faced up to 60 years in prison.
State officials have shut down a daycare center in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, after a 1-year-old girl died there earlier this week.
An electrical fire overnight at a Southwest Side daycare center has left the owner scrambling to find a new location to send dozens of kids Thursday morning.
Police rushed to a Chatham neighborhood daycare center around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, after 25-year-old Jeanette Holt called 911 to report her 1997 Chevy Monte Carlo had been stolen with her 1-year-old son inside.
At least one shot was fired into a day care center in the South Side’s Jeffery Manor neighborhood over the weekend.
A roving band of thieves is at it again, striking seven times in as many days in Naperville, this time targeting moms who are dropping off their kids at daycare.
A teenager is behind bars, accused of having sexual conduct with young children cared for by his mother in far north suburban Winthrop Harbor.
Police were able to negotiate with a man holed up inside a home, who said he wanted police to kill him in an apparent suicide attempt.