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Police: Father Stabs, Kills Daughter Then Takes Own Life

A father killed his 3-year-old daughter in an apparent murder-suicide in southwest suburban Woodridge Friday, police said.

04/05/2014

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Toddler Dies After Being Pulled From West Suburban Pond

A 2-year-old boy died Wednesday after being pulled from a retention pond Monday afternoon near west suburban Montgomery.

03/26/2014

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Toddler Among 5 Injured In Brighton Park Crash

Five people, including a toddler, were seriously injured when their vehicle struck a light pole in the Brighton Park neighborhood early Tuesday.

03/18/2014

Ameriah Roberson (Family photo)

Girl Found Dead In Riverdale Identified As Missing Toddler

Chicago police were conducting a death investigation after a toddler’s body was found in south suburban Riverdale this weekend, a day after she was reported missing from the Bronzeville neighborhood.

03/17/2014

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Indiana Appeals Court Upholds Sentence In Toddler’s Death

Timothy Tkachik, who pleaded guilty in 2010 to two Class A felony counts of neglect of a dependent, had argued in his appeal that the judge who sentenced him to 40 years failed to consider several mitigating factors.

03/04/2014

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Toddler Found Alone On Austin Street

A toddler was found alone and crying on the street Sunday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.

03/02/2014

A 20-month-old boy living at this apartment building in the South Shore neighborhood was hospitalized in critical condition after suffering burns on his head, face and chest. Police and state child welfare officials are investigating how he was burned. (Credit: CBS)

Toddler In Critical Condition After Suffering Burns

The boy suffered life-threatening burns on much of his body; including his head, face, and chest.

02/14/2014

Rosena Small (Credit: Gary Police)

Woman Caught On Tape Striking Toddler For Struggling With Alphabet

Rosena Small, 25, was arrested at her apartment Dec. 11 after her ex-boyfriend posted five videos of the incident on YouTube. The videos were all removed from the Internet hours after her arrest.

12/18/2013

Two-year-old Jamya Love was killed when she was struck by a car in Englewood. (Family Photo)

Toddler Struck, Killed By Car In Englewood

Police said the driver appeared to be drunk when he struck a 2-year-old girl who was walking with her grandmother, who was pushing a stroller carrying another child.

09/20/2013

Emmanuel Wiggins (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Father Hid PCP In Toddler’s Pants During Traffic Stop

A West Side father allegedly tried to hide 26 packets of PCP-laced drugs in his 2-year-old daughter’s pants during a routine traffic stop near his North Lawndale home.

08/13/2013

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ATV Accident Claims Life Of Harvey Toddler, Two Others

A toddler from the south suburbs was among three people who died this weekend when a crowded off-road vehicle slammed into a concrete wall and burst into flames along a rural western Indiana road.

08/05/2013

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Man Charged With Punching Woman, Toddler In Head

A northwest suburban Carpentersville man was charged with felony domestic battery after allegedly punching a woman and a 3-year-old last Sunday.

03/09/2013

Artistic Fletcher, 1, was declared missing after his father took him out of a Kankakee hospital amid an investigation into the cause of the boy's bruises. (Police handout)

Bruised Kankakee Toddler Taken From Hospital, Police Issue Alert

Artistic Fletcher, who is 1, was in the hospital with bruises on his body. Police say his father took him out against medical advice. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the boy’s family is ready to bring him to police on Monday.

03/03/2013

Andre Curry, 21, talks with CBS 2 about how he got in legal trouble for posting a photo of his taped daughter. (CBS)

Dad Gets Probation For Posting Pic Of Taped Toddler On Facebook

A father who bound his toddler with tape and posted a picture on Facebook was sentenced to probation on Friday.

01/04/2013

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Report: Couple Left Young Daughter Alone For 6 Hours While Burglarizing Cars

A 22-month-old girl was in the custody of the State of Illinois Friday morning, after police say her parents left her home alone while they burglarized cars in northwest suburban Wheeling.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Chicago Police Officer Edward Pakula discusses performing CPR to save the life of a 21-month-old boy, after the boy's parents flagged Pakula down along the Chicago Skyway on July 28, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Cop: Saving Toddler’s Life ‘Overwhelming’

The police officer who saved a toddler’s life yesterday is telling his story.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2012

A picture taken on September 29, 2010 shows Red-Bellied piranha inside the aquarium of the Dubai Mall. AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Pet Piranha Bites Off Toddler’s Fingertip

At first a suburban Chicago mother thought the family dog was responsible, but responding police looked at a fish tank near where the child had been playing.

06/22/2012

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How Your Backyard Can Save Your Summer

Much to my boys’ dismay, we simply cannot spend every minute of daylight each day of summer vacation at the park, the pool or at the beach. There are days we all simply need to relax, and well, the house isn’t self-cleaning and dinner isn’t self-preparing, so even if we table the relaxing idea, there are days (even in the gloriousness of summer vacation) when we simply must be homebound in order to keep alive and partially clean. This is where the backyard comes in…

06/18/2012

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Man Charged In Toddler’s Death

Devell M. Johnson, 23, of the 5500 block of South Emerald Avenue, was charged Tuesday with one count of first-degree murder.

04/16/2012

Wreckage remains at the scene of a high-impact crash at 45th and Western that left two children dead Saturday. (CBS)

Driver Fleeing Accident Plows Into 2nd Car, 2 Children Killed

A horrific scene played out on the Southwest Side Saturday evening after a hit-and-run driver fled one accident only to plow into a second car, killing a toddler and her 5-year-old brother inside.

03/24/2012

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