Man Carrying Infant Son Stole 2 Squad Cars In NW IndianaA Michigan man had his 7-month-old son with him when he stole two squad cars Wednesday afternoon and led police on a chase that ended when a helicopter spotted him running through the woods in northwest Indiana, police said.
Girl, 5, Accidentally Shoots Herself In The StomachChicago police were investigating how a 5-year-old girl got her hands on a gun, after she accidentally shot herself in the stomach Tuesday night at a home in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Man Stole Car With Toddler In Back SeatA 26-year-old woman was unloading groceries about 12:45 p.m. Saturday in the 7100 block of South Sawyer when Oscar Cervantes got in the driver seat, used a 9-inch steak knife to start the Nissan Sentra and drove off, Cook County prosecutors said during a bail hearing Sunday.
Man Gets Probation After Son Fatally Shoots 3-Year-Old BrotherA man who faced charges after his 6-year-old son found a loaded gun and accidentally fatally shot his 3-year-old brother in the head last year in their Humboldt Park home has been sentenced to probation.
Woman Charged With Drunk Driving In Crash That Injured 5A 24-year-old woman was charged with DUI and child endangerment after a crash in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side that that left her and four passengers injured early Monday.
Prosecutors: Woman Beat Daughter For Not Eating NoodlesJazmine Jones faces one count of causing child endangerment leading to death, according to Chicago Police. Jones was arrested because she “neglected to treat the injuries sustained by the victim while the victim was being cared for by Jones,” police said. “The victim sustained injuries that may have led to the victim’s death.”
Lawndale Mother Cleared Of Child Endangerment In Baby's 2013 DeathA Lawndale woman was found not guilty of child endangerment Wednesday, two years after her 7-month-old baby was discovered dead in the family’s apartment.
Felon Charged After Girlfriend's Son Shot By Another Boy Playing With GunBail was set at $350,000 for a Chicago man who left a gun on top of a refrigerator at his girlfriend’s North Lawndale home, where an unsupervised boy found it and accidentally shot another boy.
Mom Charged After 8-Year-Old Boy Shot While Playing With GunA 31-year-old woman with a felony conviction on her record has been charged with child endangerment, after her 8-year-old son was accidentally shot while he and another child played with her boyfriend’s gun.
Man Charged With Causing Death Of West Side ToddlerReginal Brown, 36, is charged with one felony count of endangering the life of a child leading to death, according to Chicago Police.
Pregnant Woman Arrested For Endangering Unborn Child By HuffingAt 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, a Porter County Sheriff’s Department’s officer went to Mariah Warner’s home, in the 100 block of East Bates Street in Hebron, to serve an arrest warrant for neglect of a dependent and inhaling toxic vapors, stemming from a July 9 incident in Hebron
Mom Of Dead 7-Month-Old Held On $250K BondA 7-month-old girl found in a snowsuit and blanket in a “very warm” Lawndale apartment died in part from dehydration and overheating.
Man Charged After Boy Brings Loaded Gun To Elgin SchoolA 7-year-old boy brought a loaded handgun to a northwest suburban elementary school Thursday morning, and the man who allegedly brought the gun to the boy’s home is being held on a $250,000 bond.
Woman Charged With DUI In Crash That Injured 9 KidsSeven of the children – who range in age from 3 to 14 – were not wearing seat belts, or in other child restraints.
Mom Gets 5 Years In Prison For Leaving Toddlers Alone Before FireTatiana Meakens pleaded guilty to two counts of child endangerment and Judge Diane Cannon sentenced her to five years in prison.