A 19-year-old Chicago woman is facing charges of dropping her newborn daughter from an eighth-floor window in Uptown, killing the baby, because she feared discovery of the pregnancy by her family, prosecutors said.
It’s a familiar story: unwanted babies abandoned out on the street or worse. What we don’t often hear about are the babies safely surrendered under Illinois’s “safe haven” law. As CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, 110 babies have been given a second chance since
Mubashra Uddin, 19, was charged with first-degree murder. She’s accused of dropping her newborn baby out of an eighth-floor window of her family’s apartment in Uptown.
Through the emergency room in a Ukrainian Village hospital was awake and bustling around 3 a.m. Tuesday, a newborn girl was left alone around the corner, wrapped in just a jacket.
MARION — Hoping to adopt a child, Margie R. signed up at her local Children and Family Services’ department and was later encouraged to add her name to a waiting list of newborn babies who had been given up by
The signs are posted at hospitals and fire stations: The figure of a hand cradling a baby is enclosed in the outline of a blue house.
Statements made to a Jacksonville police detective by a teenage girl in the wake of her arrest in connection to a newborn baby found in a trash Dumpster in August can be used as evidence in her attempted murder trial.
More than a year after he was found dead in a plastic shopping bag, a newborn boy was laid to rest in a tiny white casket, covered with blue and white flowers.