A 35-year-old babysitter is accused of breaking the leg of a 13-year-old girl suffering from cerebral palsy. Police say Javier Rosales, from the Chicago suburb of Palatine, was watching the victim and her 12-year-old sister when he stomped on the victim’s leg as she lay on the floor.
A Waukeegan, Il., babysitter is charged with first-degree murder after a 3-month-old girl in her care died on July 27. Prosecutors say Sarah Gumm, 33, became frustrated while changing Rylan Koopmeiner’s diaper and slammed the infant on the table, causing a severe skull fracture.
Two 5-year-old girls drowned in a backyard swimming pool Sunday afternoon while the woman watching them talked on the phone, police say.