A woman is charged after 7 children are found in a vacant apartment in a Chicago home


Woman accused of endangering children after seven children, including a 23-month-old, were found inside a vacant apartment in Humboldt Park on the West Side of Chicago

Chicago Police said the 31-year-old is charged with seven misdemeanor counts of endangering a child.

Police said that at around 3:50 p.m., officers responded to a welfare check in a supposedly vacant apartment in Building 700 on North Trimble Avenue.

Inside the unit, officers found a 14-year-old girl, an 11-year-old boy, a 7-year-old boy, a 6-year-old girl, a 5-year-old boy, and a 4-year-old boy. Police said a girl of age and a 23-month-old baby. All of them have been taken to Saint Mary’s Hospital and are in good condition.

The woman was expected to appear at a hearing


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