Originally, pathologists said “fatal acute” bleeding had caused the death of Benjamin Kingan, who died in January 2009. Melissa Calusinski is serving a 31-year prison sentence in the boy’s death.
The boy — thought to be 1 or 2 years old — fell from a window about 2:15 a.m. in the 3300 block of West Warren Boulevard, said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer, citing preliminary information.
Mohammed Alyamani fell from the top floor of a three-flat apartment building in the 3700 block of North Kostner Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. He died Wednesday evening at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.
Police stopped a driver for failing to use her turn signal, then allegedly discovered more than a dozen uncapped drug needles in the vehicle, a driver who was high, and a 1-year-old boy in the back seat.
A father killed his 3-year-old daughter in an apparent murder-suicide in southwest suburban Woodridge Friday, police said.
A 2-year-old boy died Wednesday after being pulled from a retention pond Monday afternoon near west suburban Montgomery.
Five people, including a toddler, were seriously injured when their vehicle struck a light pole in the Brighton Park neighborhood early Tuesday.
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.
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.