Baby critically injured, mother in custody hours after 2 children found home alone

Chicago police said a 7-month-old baby is in critical condition and the mother is in custody several hours after two children were found home alone on the South Side.

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- Also breaking tonight. A seven-month-old girl in critical condition after police found her unresponsive with blunt head trauma. This happened at an apartment near 104th and Cottage Grove and Pullman. Officers had been there earlier after getting a call about children being left alone. During that first visit, they found a five-year-old and a seven-year-old, but police say their Guardian had taken off with a baby. When they returned tonight, they discovered the injured seven-month-old. That baby now hospitalized in critical condition. Police took the woman in for a mental evaluation before placing her in custody.