Aneta M. Marsek, 33, of Volo, Ill. and her two children – four-month-old Macenzie and Chevelle, 2 -- have been missing since Saturday, police say. (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

Police Seek Missing Mother And Her 2 Children

Aneta M. Marsek, 33, of Volo, Ill. and her two children – Chevelle, 2, and four-month-old Macenzie – have not been seen since Saturday evening, family members told Lake County sheriff’s police.


Paulina Street Shooting

Mother, Baby Shot In Back Of The Yards

Police are searching for the gunman who shot and wounded a baby girl and her mother in the Back of the Yards neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012

Police respond to the scene of a multi-car, fatal accident on Lake Shore Drive near Montrose Avenue that killed a mother and her 6-year-old son Saturday evening. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Boy, 6, And His Mother Killed When Car Crosses Median On Lake Shore Drive

The mother and son were driving northbound on Lake Shore Drive when they lost control, crossed the median into the southbound lanes where they struck another car.


Cancer Lisa Mihaljevic had her power turned off by ComEd in a bill dispute this week; it was restored Thursday. (CBS)

Cancer Patient Loses Power After Returning Home From Hospital

Lisa Mijaljevic had just gotten out of the hospital with Stage 3 breast cancer and asthma. She woke up Wednesday with no power, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


(Credit: CBS)

Careless Smoking Blamed For Park Forest Fire That Killed Mother, Grown Son

Officials believe careless use of smoking materials is what caused a fire that killed a mother and son in south suburban Park Forest Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–07/11/2012

Monae Lucio

Mother Of Hit-And-Run Victim To Driver: Turn Yourself In

The mother of a 5-year-old girl who was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the North Lawndale neighborhood Monday night was calling for the driver to give himself up.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Chicago police were looking for Maria Miranda (right) and her daughters -- Victoria Ortega, 19 (center) and 1-year-old Mariana Gomez (left) -- who were last seen on May 1, 2012. Miranda had threatened to kill herself and her missing daughters. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Missing Chicago Mom, Daughters Found In Arizona

A missing Chicago mother and her two daughters have been found in Arizona.


Analise J. Garner, 19, of the 300 block of Village Creek Drive in Lake in the Hills, was charged with animal cruelty, two counts of domestic battery and underage drinking. (McHenry County Sheriff's Dept.)

19-Year-Old Woman Bites Family Dog, Mom After Coming Home Drunk: Police

Police say the bulldog Analise Garner attacked bit her back, but won’t be punished. “The dog was defending himself,” a Lake of the Hills sergeant said.


Tonishia And Jaliyah Allen

Mother, 1-Year-Old Daughter Shot On Far South Side

A mother and her 1-year-old daughter were shot and wounded while sleeping in the bedroom of their own home in the West Pullman neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

Dolton Fatal

Girl, 11, Killed By Mom’s Moving Van After Jumping

An 11-year-old girl is dead after jumping out of the moving van her mother was driving in Dolton, and being run over.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012


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.


Iryana Vaughn

Missing Racine Girl, Father Found In Chicago; Mother Slain

A missing 2-year-old girl from Racine, Wis., was found with her father on the city’s Southeast Side Wednesday morning, after the girl’s mother was killed in a homicide.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

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


Judge: Wheaton Mom Unfit Parent For Boy She Abandoned

A DuPage County judge has found a 27-year-old refugee unfit to parent the child she abandoned at birth but now wants back.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher and his mother, Lavoyda Lenard (Credit: CBS)

Urlacher’s Status Uncertain After Mother Passes Away

Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher will be away from the Bears for several days after the unexpected death of his mother.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Silly Lawsuit By Spoiled Brats

I came across a story today I never imagined I would – about two young adults, a brother and sister from an elite Chicago suburb, filing a lawsuit against their mother, accusing her of mistreating them.

CBS 2–08/30/2011

Yolanda Miller

Mom Once Deemed Unfit Gets Kids Back

A Chicago mother who lost her kids because she was deemed an unfit parent now has them back.

WBBM Newsradio–07/05/2011


Gary Mother Sentenced For Role In School Bus Fight

A Gary, Ind., woman has been sentenced to a year in jail for jumping into a fight between her daughter and another girl.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2011

Cezar Henry Waskowski

Son Charged With Bar Owner’s Death, Also Suspected In Father’s Murder

The son of a 67-year-old bar owner has been charged with her murder, and is also a suspect in the murder of his father.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2011

Two students fight when one is accused of bullying the other. (Credit: CBS)

Parents And Bullies: Taking A Stand Or Going Too Far?

A mother takes shocking action after she says her son is repeatedly bullied as she forces him to fight and it was all caught on tape.

CBS 2–05/18/2011