You Paid For It: Longer, Unnecessary Stays At Psychiatric Hospitals For ChildrenPsychiatric hospital stays cost $350 per night. It's $126 more per night, per child, for hospitalization no longer required.
Doctor: Kids At Higher Risk For Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke"When they've stop sweating and they're even more fatigue and have a lot of muscle cramps, they can have a fever also that’s a sign of a heat stroke."
Walmart Partners With Kidbox Styling Service For KidsIt marks its first subscription service for clothing. In 2014, Walmart launched a quarterly subscription of beauty samples and products. Walmart had tested a short-lived subscription snack service called Goodies.
Fight At Funeral Leads To Arrests In AlsipPolice said it all started with a dispute Saturday afternoon at the Restvale Cemetery in Alsip. Officers said a man pointed a gun at someone, somebody called the police and officers tried to stop the suspect's car but the driver took off, leading police on a chase.
Alex Jones Blames Conspiracy Claims On 'Psychosis'Jones blamed his mental state on "the trauma of the media and the corporations lying so much, then everything begins — you don't trust anything anymore, kind of like a child whose parents lie to them over and over again, well, pretty soon they don't know what reality is."
Flu Season Arrives Later Than Usual, Hitting Children The HardestThe Centers of Disease Control reported 13 children have died nationwide, including one in Illinois.
Toy Depository Still In Need Of Many ToysThe Chicago Toy Depository is still in need of about 600 more gifts to help 900 children across Cook County.
Operation North Pole Offers Distraction For Families With Kids Battling IllnessesOperation North Pole is a fun-filled day of distraction for families like the Cervones, who lost their five-year-old son Lucas to cancer.
Empty Boxes Top High-Tech Toys On Doctor-Recommended ListThe pediatricians' group recommends no screen time for children up to age two, and says total screen time including TV and computer use should be less than one hour daily for ages two and older.
AP Investigation: Insulin Pumps Have High Number of injuriesWhen it comes to medical devices, none have had more reported problems over the last decade than insulin pumps, a product that's used by hundreds of thousands of diabetics around the world, many of them children.
Secretary Of State: Slow Down As Kids Hit The Streets For HalloweenResearch published by Canadian researchers found that there's a 43 percent higher risk of pedestrian deaths on Halloween night than on other nights near that date.
CPD: Car Accident Leaves One Child Dead, Seven InjuredAccording to police, a Ford Focus entered the intersection after the light turned red, causing an accident with a Ford SUV.
In Chicago, A Little Art Studio Bridges A Great Divide The stretch of asphalt in the Old Town neighborhood of one of America's most segregated cities starkly separates black and white, haves and have-nots.
King Bio Expands Recall To All Water-Based Meds For Kids And AdultsIn a statement on the company's website on Aug. 27, King Bio announced that over 50 products were being voluntarily recalled over concerns of "water-purity issues."
Boy Hospitalized After Standing Up To Friend's Bullies, Reports SayA six-year-old in Washington state was hospitalized with a broken arm and badly injured eye after he was reportedly attacked by a group of children bullying his friend.