Authorities remove 9 unattended children from Chicago home

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CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say nine children who were left unattended in a dirty Chicago home have been taken to a hospital to be evaluated as a precaution.

The Chicago Police Department says officers responded Sunday to the home in Englewood on the Chicago's South Side after receiving a call to say the children had been left alone.

Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford described the home as "unkempt and dirty" and lacking heat and food.

The Chicago Tribune reports the children likely range in age from infant to teenager. Langford says they showed no signs of injury.

He says two women who identified themselves as mothers of the children arrived at the home after emergency service personnel.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that police say no arrests have been made. Detectives are investigating.

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