Andre Sharkey, 32, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of his 2-month-old son, who died Saturday at a north suburban hospital.
Sources tell CBS 2 the grandmother, who immigrated from Poland decades ago, has mental health problems.
The father of a 3-month-old Washington Heights boy who died Sunday has been arrested in connection with the infant’s death, police said.
The death Friday of an 8-year-old West Side girl was the result of strangulation and multiple injuries that were from child abuse and neglect and her death has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy has determined.
A 1-month-old baby was hospitalized after suffering smoke inhalation on the South Side early Saturday, authorities said.
A 21-year-old woman has been charged with killing her 5-month-old son at a North Side motel on Thursday, in what police said was an apparent murder-suicide attempt.
A baby boy was killed and his mother was critically wounded, in a stabbing police believe was a murder-suicide.
Chicago Zoological Society announced that an Angolan colobus monkey had been born at Brookfield Zoo. Both the baby and its mother seem happy and healthy and can be found in the Tropic World: Africa exhibit. Visitors to the exhibit will not only see the new infant and its mother, Olivia, but other females Chaka, and Tina, along with Sash, the father.
A 17-year-old Zion man has been charged with the murder and a woman charged with endangering the life of a child for the death of their 5-month-old child.
When unexplained bruising appeared on one of a Lincoln Park family’s infant twin boys, their doctor suggested installing a home surveillance system — a hidden “nanny cam,” police say.
A Saturday autopsy determined an infant boy found in a garbage can at a northwest suburban Salvation Army store Friday afternoon was strangled.
An Elmwood Park 911 dispatcher talked a desperate father through CPR after his 3-week-old daughter stopped breathing, and paramedics were later able to resuscitate the girl on the way to the hospital.
A 29-year-old Far South Side man has been charged with beating his 3-month old daughter to death.
Ricardo Robledo-Espino faces up to 30 years in prison after being convicted Monday of breaking an infant’s legs as he took care of the girl last year.
A former Bartlett man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison, convicted in a child pornography ring that included the sexual abuse of a baby for a live audience.
A Dyer, Ind., infant whose fight to get a potentially life-saving transplant received national attention has died after doctors discovered a new medical condition while he was awaiting surgery.
Raising a child is changing for some parents. Many are turning to a “hands off” approach to parenting babies and toddlers. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports toddler students at Chicago’s Waldorf School are creating their own mid-morning snack by using regular utensils, including a knife.
A Chicago woman has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for severely scalding her infant son and then failing to get him medical treatment.
An Iraq war veteran from Schaumburg who disappeared with his infant son has been found.