Death Of 2-Month-Old Humboldt Park Girl Ruled HomicideThe Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating allegations of abuse against the girl’s mother, father and others.
$1M Bond For Woman Charged With Killing Englewood InfantBond was set at $1 million Friday for a 56-year-old woman charged with killing a 1-month-old boy last week in Englewood.
Woman Charged With Death Of Infant In EnglewoodWilla Wickerson, of the 6700 block of South Parnell Avenue was charged with a felony count of first degree murder, Chicago Police said Friday.
Person Questioned In Englewood Infant's HomicideTimothy Harmon was taken to St. Bernard Hospital, where he died at 2:39 p.m., authorities said. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide by child abuse.
Man Charged With Beating Baby Girl To Death In Back Of The YardsUriel Vega, 22, faces one count of first-degree murder for the death of Raiylana Vasquez, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was responsible for taking care of the child at the time of her death.
Orland Park School Bus Driver Charged With Slapping 4-Year-OldLinda Bell, 63, faces a felony count of aggravated battery to a child, according to Orland Park police.
No Bail For Woman Charged With Abusing 7-Year-Old SonThe wounds, bruises and burns on the boy’s body were the most injuries the doctor examining him had ever seen on a human being, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Lorraine Scaduto said.
Chicago Non-Profit Seeking To Prevent Child Abuse And NeglectEvery year, 2.9 million cases of child abuse are reported in the U.S. In Cook County, there were more than 8,000 child abuse and neglect cases reported last year. It's those numbers that inspired Melissa Moss to start the local non-profit Kids Have Hope.
Toddler's Death In Austin Ruled HomicideAn autopsy found 2-month-old Katana Greenlee died of blunt force trauma to the head from child abuse.
Dad Gave 6 Excuses For Infant Son's Death, Prosecutors SayBrandon Holman kept changing the story of how his 2-month-old son Bryson ended up dead, Cook County prosecutors said.
Ashburn Infant Dies From Child Abuse InjuriesBryson Holman, of the 3200 block of West 83rd Place, was pronounced dead at 12:05 p.m. Saturday at his home, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office. An autopsy Sunday determined he died of multiple injuries caused by abuse, and his death was classified a homicide.
Police Ask Adults To Be More Alert To Signs Of Child Abuse And NeglectThe Aurora Police Department has urged residents to be more aware of the signs of child abuse, and not to fear calling police to check out any suspicions.
Mother’s Live-In Boyfriend Charged With Abuse Of 7-Week-OldAnthony Briden, 21, of the 400 block of South Belmont in Elgin was charged with two felony counts of aggravated battery to a person under 13, according to a statement from Elgin police.
Evanston Man Charged With Shaking NewbornAn Evanston man was charged with aggravated battery to an infant after police say he admitted to shaking his 24-day-old daughter who would not stop crying, police said.
Official Raising Money To Bury 11-Year-Old Waukegan Child Abuse VictimAn 11-year-old victim of child abuse dies and to make this story even sadder, there's not enough money to bury the child.