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‘Horrible accident’: Boy undergoes surgery, remains in critical condition after being thrown from carnival ride in Antioch

The 10-year-old boy thrown from a carnival ride in Antioch remains in critical condition after undergoing surgery as officials say a full investigation is underway into the cause of the incident. The Antioch Police Department and Antioch Fire Department responded around 2:40 p.m. Sunday to the area of Main Street and Orchard Street for a […]

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Mother charged with throwing toddler onto concrete, seriously injuring child in Harvard

A mother was arrested after she allegedly threw her toddler face down onto the concrete, leaving the child seriously injured, and then resisted arrest in Harvard. Caitlyn J. Montana, 33, of Harvard, was charged with aggravated battery of a child causing great bodily harm, aggravated battery in a public place, aggravated battery of a peace […]

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Prosecutors drop charges against father charged in brutal beating of toddler that left her critically injured in Waukegan

Prosecutors on the day of a scheduled trial dropped charges against a father accused of severely beating his 14-month-old daughter at a Waukegan residence, leaving her in critical condition. Albert K. Estrada, 32, of Beach Park, was charged in October 2021 with two counts of aggravated battery to a child causing permanent disability, a Class […]

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Child injured after being struck by vehicle while riding bicycle in Round Lake Park

Police say a juvenile was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle while the child was riding their bicycle in a neighborhood in Round Lake Park. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District, McHenry Township Fire Protection District, Antioch Fire Department and Round Lake Park Police Department responded around 9:50 a.m. Tuesday to the 300 […]

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Charges upgraded against man who caused drunk driving crash that left child passenger injured near Richmond

A grand jury has upgraded charges against a man who police say drove drunk and crashed his car near Richmond, leaving an unrestrained disabled child passenger injured. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Richmond Fire Protection District responded around 10:24 p.m. on February 12 to the 7800 block of Tryon Grove Road in unincorporated Richmond. […]