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Cops: Mom faces criminal charges after locking daughter, 8, out of home

Updated: February 14, 2013 6:48AM

Candis A. Johnson, 26, of the 0-100 block of Oxford Road, Carpentersville, was charged with misdemeanor counts of endangering the life of a child and contributing to the neglect of a child stemming from an incident Thursday. According to police, Johnson locked her 8-year-old daughter outside of her apartment, “telling her to walk outside in the rain, in an apartment complex known for violent crimes and drug activity,” at about 9 p.m. according to court records. In court on Friday, her bail was set at $7,500, and she was given a Jan. 25 court date.

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