Daycare worker convicted of shaking toddler ordered freed

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A federal judge says a suburban daycare worker must be freed from prison while she appeals her conviction for shaking a toddler to death.

Jennifer del Prete has spent almost a decade behind bars for the death of 14-month-old Isabella Zielinski.

But the judge says there is new evidence to suggest that Del Prete didn’t cause the child’s death.

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