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Jennifer Del Prete walks out of prison escorted by her daughter. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Woman Freed In Baby’s Death: ‘I’m Not Bitter’

Jennifer Del Prete spent a decade without her children because she was convicted of killing someone else’s baby. She’s now free because of evidence never turned over at her 2005 trial.

05/01/2014

Jennifer Del Prete (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Judge Orders Woman Freed In Shaken Baby Case, Pending Appeal

A Hickory Hills day care worker who has spent almost 10 years behind bars after being convicted of shaking an infant to death tells WBBM she doesn’t think she will see the prison gates again – now that a judge has ordered her freed.

04/23/2014

Richard Martin (Credit: Chicago Police)

Bail Denied For Man Accused Of Shaking Baby

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating a woman and her boyfriend, who faces felony charges for allegedly shaking the woman’s 14-month-old daughter, causing critical brain injuries.

03/31/2014

Jose Garcia is charged with murder for allegedly shaking his 3-week-old daughter, and throwing her in the air about 100 times in a 30-minute period. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Prosecutors: Baby Died After Dad Threw Her In Air More Than 100 Times

Emergency medical technician Jose Garcia was alone with his daughter in their home in the 5100 block of South Hyde Park Boulevard when shook the baby repeatedly and threw her in the air about 100 times within a 30 minute period.

03/14/2014

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Lockport Teen’s Bail Set At $2 Million In Shaken Baby Death

Lockport teenager is being held on a $2 million bail after authorities say he killed his girlfriend’s baby by shaking her at least 10 times because her crying made him “aggravated.”

01/03/2013

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Harvey Girl Dies 17 Years After Being Shaken As Baby

A 17-year-old Harvey girl who had been in state care for most of her life died Monday due to injuries she suffered when she was shaken as a baby.

03/08/2011