Police are investigating a possible homicide after they found the body of a woman Monday in the trunk of a car in a wooded area in Gary, Ind.
A 19-foot Rinker pleasure craft hit a towing vessel hauling six barges on the Cal-Sag Channel near Southwest Highway in Worth Township late Friday night. The smaller boat capsized, and at least three people went into the water.
A body has been found along the Des Plaines River trail in north suburban Lake County, near where a 57-year-old man vanished while riding his bike earlier this month.
A 48-year-old Indiana man was being held on preliminary charge of murder, after a woman’s body was discovered in a freezer inside the home they shared.
The male body was found in a vehicle in the 6300 block of West Strong Street about 7:15 p.m.
Police could not provide further details of how the man ended up in the pond, but said foul play was not suspected.
Nathan Breitling, 28, of the 800 block of Morris Drive in Palatine, was found dead in the alley of the 4200 block of North Kenmore Avenue about 7:15 a.m. Thursday.
A woman whose body was pulled from Lake Michigan off a north suburban beach has been identified as a 32-year-old Lake Forest resident.
Divers have located the body of a male who went into Lake Michigan early Monday. A woman had been rescued in critical condition from the same incident.
Police Marine Unit officers responded to the area near the 400 block of West Harrison Street about 6:05 p.m. after a 911 caller reported seeing something in the water.
An unconscious man was taken to an Evanston hospital for surgery on a head wound after he was found laying near the Metra tracks in Glencoe, police said.
The body of the man — since identified as the 82-year-old Caplin — was found about 10 a.m. Saturday on the Edens Expressway near north suburban Northbrook, on Illinois Tollway property.
The man’s body was pulled from the river in the 1000 block of West Weed Street at 7:50 p.m.
Firefighters discovered the body in the doorway of the vacant building in the 1800 block of Pennsylvania Street in Gary as they were extinguishing the blaze a few minutes after midnight.
The person — thought to be in his 50s — was discovered near the 2900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue at 11:55 p.m.
A Cook County SWAP team, comprised of people sentenced to community service, discovered the body while cleaning the forest preserve in the 6200 block of River Road in Rosemont.
Police did not know the man’s exact age, only saying he was an adult. Area Central detectives are conducting a death investigation.
Ameriah Roberson was assaulted and died from trauma to her head, authorities said.
A body found wrapped earlier this week in a drain pipe, wrapped in plastic, is that of a Morgan Park woman who disappeared in 2011, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirms.
The 36-year-old was found lying between two parked vehicles in the 8300 block of South Brandon Avenue. He was initially thought to have been killed in a hit-and-run, police said, but his cause of death has not yet been determined.