Child Dies In Altgeld Gardens Fire; 'It's Something You Never Prepare For'The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) said it has had previous contact with the family and the agency is investigating a case.
Indiana Woman Appealing Conviction In Fatal School Bus CrashCourt documents show Shepherd told police she saw the lights but didn't recognize the vehicle as a school bus until the children were right in front of her.
Joshua Juarez Charged With Beating Death Of 9-Month-Old Josue JuarezJosue Juarez was rushed to Holy Cross Hospital on Saturday night. Hospital staff told police Josue had signs of extensive trauma to his body.
Father Of Child Who Fatally Shot Himself Heads Back To CourtHis family told police they were in another room, heard gunfire and returned to find the boy with a gunshot wound to the face.
Man Charged In Infant Daughter's Beating DeathA Channahon man has been charged in the beating death of his 2-month-old daughter.
Gary Woman Agrees To Plead Guilty In Daughter's Shooting DeathUnder the plea agreement, Fowler will be sentenced to three years in prison. She originally was charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in a death, which carries a prison sentence of 20 to 40 years.
Acting DCFS Chief On A.J.'s Death: 'Your Sense Of Outrage I Share 100%'DCFS has placed A.J.'s case worker and supervisor on administrative duties, removed from child care decisions, while an investigation continues.
DCFS Investigating Death Of Infant At West Pullman Home Daycare CenterState child welfare officials are investigating the death of an infant at an unlicensed home daycare center on Monday in the West Pullman neighborhood.
Mother Charged With Neglect After Daughter Dies In Valparaiso PondA 32-year-old woman has been charged with neglect, after her 3-year-old daughter died in a pond in Valparaiso, Ind., on Monday.
Kansas Stepmom Dead After Leading Investigator To Remains Of BoyThe boy's body had been hidden under a culvert bridge and was covered with debris.
5-Year-Old Dies From Flu-Related IllnessAs of April 14, eight children have died this flu season in Illinois. Nationwide the total number of pediatric deaths has reached 156.
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.
7-Year-Old Girl Who Died At Cheerleading Camp Had Rare Heart DefectA 7-year-old girl who died while attending a cheerleading camp in northwest suburban Park Ridge suffered a rare congenital heart disease, an autopsy has revealed.
Girl, 7, Dies At Suburban Cheer CampKatherine Babich, of Park Ridge, fell ill Monday morning, and was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, where she was pronounced dead early Monday afternoon, according to Maine Township High School Distrct 207 and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Cicero Man Charged With Beating 18-Month-Old Toddler To DeathA 23-year-old Cicero man has been charged in the beating death of an 18-month-old toddler last Thursday, a spokesman for the town of Cicero said.