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.
A toddler was found alone and crying on the street Sunday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.
The boy suffered life-threatening burns on much of his body; including his head, face, and chest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A northwest suburban Carpentersville man was charged with felony domestic battery after allegedly punching a woman and a 3-year-old last Sunday.
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.
A father who bound his toddler with tape and posted a picture on Facebook was sentenced to probation on Friday.
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.
The police officer who saved a toddler’s life yesterday is telling his story.
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.
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…
Devell M. Johnson, 23, of the 5500 block of South Emerald Avenue, was charged Tuesday with one count of first-degree murder.
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.
The toddler was injured Saturday at a residence in the 2500 block of West 9th Avenue while playing with an older child and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital.
Chicago firefighters took a toddler to the hospital Thursday morning after three Good Samaritans found the child wandering on the street with no coat or shoes.
Police are looking for the motorist who fatally backed over his 15-month-old nephew Saturday afternoon in west suburban Aurora.
A 1-year-old boy found with bruises all over his body was beaten and suffocated in his Far South Side home, a Monday autopsy found.