The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Juan Hernandez said.
The man threatened to hurt her parents if she did not come with him, but the girl ran away and told an adult, police said in a community alert.
A man approached the child in a red or maroon SUV and told her, “I have candy. If you want some, get in,” according to a Chicago Police Department community alert issued Friday.
Police said the girl was at her boyfriend’s home when someone ran up to the porch where they were sitting and shot her.
A west suburban bus driver was arrested after passing an inappropriate note to a young girl on his bus route.
A 12-year-old girl was killed in a fire early Friday that destroyed a home in northwest suburban McHenry.
An 11-year-old girl was critically injured when she was struck by a vehicle Sunday in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood.
A Naperville man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after admitting he had sexual contact with a girl under the age of 13.
The 13-year-old girl was on the roof of a business in the 5500 block of West Montrose Avenue when she fell through the skylight.
A girl suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen in a shooting Friday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, fire officials said.
Paramedics were attending to the child near the beach house, according to Fire Media Affairs, adding that a second ambulance was being sent to the beach.
A bullet hit the 7-year-old as she played in the front of her home on South Artesian Avenue, police said.
The state Department of Children and Family Services has launched a probe into the death of a 3-year-old girl from west suburban Aurora.
The shooting occurred shortly after 7 p.m. on the 600 block of East 133rd Street. Police indicated that the gunman fired into a crowd of children, striking the girl.
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Police say a 17-year-old student bit a Chicago Police officer in the hand three times as the officer tried to arrest her after a large fight during lunch Thursday at a West Side high school.
A 12-year-old girl escaped without injury after a man attempted to abduct her Monday morning as she walked to school in north suburban Evanston.
A woman filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the McDonald’s Corporation after an employee allegedly exposed himself to her daughter in the play area of a Northwest Side restaurant in 2009.