A 27-year-old South Side woman is accused of leaving three children home alone this afternoon in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
McWilliams, of the 400 block of East 48th Street, was charged with three counts
of misdemeanor endangering the life and health of a child.
Her three children, a 5-year-old girl, an 11-month-old girl, and
a boy under 2 years old were discovered by themselves about midday in a
first-floor apartment at the 48th Street address by an Illinois Department of
Children and Family Services representative.
called and the children, who did not appear to be physically harmed, were taken
to be checked out at the University of Chicago Hospitals.
McWilliams was arrested at 12:35 p.m. when she showed up at the home