| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:14 PM
An autopsy conducted today found that a 3-month-old girl died of multiple injuries due to child abuse.
The Cook County medical examiner's office ruled the death of Jayden Tufele, of the 5100 block of West Ainslie Avenue, a homicide.
| Oct 14, 2011
| 3:02 PM
A Northwest Side man admitted to investigators he shook his 3-month-old daughter, fatally injuring her, after he bumped her head against a wall twice and she would not stop crying, prosecutors said today.
Jovanni Tufele, of the 5100 block of West Ainslie...
| Oct 24, 2011
Jenny Kales spent the last few hours of a recent Halloween night scraping from her front stoop the peanut butter candies that trick-or-treaters had dropped in their dashes from door to door. She's not an obsessive cleaner, mind you, just a mother of a...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 10:59 AM
Five people, including four children, were hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition this morning after an SUV they were in was cut off by another vehicle and rolled over several times on the northbound lanes of I-94, officials said.
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:51 AM
A 10-year-old boy and another 14 were wounded and a 20-year-old man killed in separate shootings Monday night.
A spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office said Daniel Cisneros, of the 4200 block of South Campbell Avenue, was pronounced...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Two men have been charged in the shooting of a 10-year-old boy who was wounded Halloween night in the city's Albany Park neighborhood.
Cruz Perez, 22, of the 3800 block of West Foster Avenue, and Steven Figueroa, 18, of the 3000 block of West Gunnison...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 9:13 PM
A 1-year-old girl is fighting for her life after being shot in the head this morning on a street in the South Chicago neighborhood, police said.
The incident happened about 8:11 a.m. at 84th Street and Muskegon Avenue, where the child and her 15-year-old...
| Aug 26, 2011
It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
| Aug 31, 2011
An upcoming clinical trial could help show if a test kit for a common eye ailment will save consumers money and reduce faulty diagnoses, health experts say.
Conjunctivitis, better known as pinkeye and most prevalent in children, causes inflammation of...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 8:20 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study of two-year-olds in Boston, black kids were twice as likely as white kids to have an immune response to foods such as peanuts, milk, and eggs, and almost four times as likely to have a "sensitization" to three or...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:23 AM
Three teenagers, including a 13-year-old boy, were shot at a Rogers Park neighborhood street corner Monday night, Chicago police said.
The shooting happened at about 7:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of West Pratt Boulevard, Chicago police said. Authorities...