Attempted Suicide

This man was alive when scuba divers from the Chicago Fire Department pulled him out, after a passerby threw him a life preserver. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Throws Life Preserver, Helps Rescue Person From Chicago River

A man was pulled from the Chicago River early Wednesday in the West Loop, after a local resident threw a life preserver to keep him afloat until rescue crews arrived.

12/17/2014

Kelly Coca and her daughter Carla Eguez. (Family Photo)

Man Kills Wife And Daughter, Attempts Suicide In Little Village

Relatives said the couple had been separated for four years. The girl’s father apparently followed his wife and daughter to Chicago after the girl visited him in Miami for a week.

08/13/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Woman Fatally Shot, Man Injured In Attempted Suicide In Westchester

A 29-year-old woman was killed and a man was injured in an accompanying attempted suicide in Westchester Sunday morning.

07/22/2012