Mother leaves child in car in cold

December 16, 2008 3:14:30 PM PST
A suburban mother is charged with leaving her toddler alone in a car in freezing temperatures. Pamela Weberski of St. Charles faces a misdemeanor charge of endangering the life of a child. She's accused of leaving her 20-month-old son inside her vehicle for 25 to 30 minutes while she shopped inside a store in Elgin on Monday.

Police say the temperature outside was about 11 degrees at the time.

Weberski was released on $100 bond.