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The late Helen Roach (courtesy Grady Davis)

Woman’s Body Unclaimed, But Her Friends Are Trying To Arrange A Proper Burial

Eleonora Roach is fondly remembered by a co-worker, who thinks it’s a shame she had no one when to look after her when she died. WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.

03/24/2015

Authorities pull a car from the Des Plaines River Sunday. (CBS)

Body Of Chicago Woman Found In River, Day After Car Pulled From Water

Firefighters searching the Des Plaines River in the western suburbs near where a vehicle was found submerged on Sunday have discovered the body of a Chicago woman.

03/09/2015

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Missing Man Found Dead In Gary, Police Have Person Of Interest In Custody

The Lake County Coroner’s office says family members have identified the man as Nathan Marshall, 30, of Whiting, Ind.

02/26/2015

Vicente Mundo (photo provided)

U Of I Student’s Body Identified; Sheriff Says It’s Murder

Vicente Mundo, 20, who is originally from Chicago, was last seen Jan. 25 at a friend’s apartment, his family has said.

02/02/2015

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Police: Body Of Man Found In Jefferson Park Dumpster

The body — believed to be of a white man in his 40s — was found in the 4800 block of North Lipps at 11:48 a.m.

10/14/2014

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Move To Canonize Fulton Sheen Hits Snag: Request To Release Body Denied

Archbishop Fulton Sheen died in 1979 and is entombed in New York, where he spent much of his career and gained national fame for his radio and television commentaries. He was born in 1895 in El Paso, a small Illinois town about 30 miles east of Peoria and grew up in a farm family.

09/04/2014

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Police Now Dealing With Two Dead Bodies, Burning Vehicles In Gresham Neighborhood

A person was found dead in a burning vehicle in Auburn Gresham Friday morning, almost three hours before a woman was found beneath a burning SUV in the same neighborhood.

08/15/2014

5-month-old infant Joshua Summeries. (Credit: Zion Police)

Zion Police Chief Defends Search Effort For Missing Baby

Zion’s police chief is defending the search undertaken last month for a murdered five-month-old boy as thorough, but some of the others speaking at Tuesday night’s city commission meeting took issue.

09/04/2013

Bryan Perkins (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

3 Charged In Beating Death Of Man Found In Garbage Can

Two teenagers and an adult allegedly beat another man to death and left his body in a trash can, where it was discovered by Streets and Sanitation workers on a Chicago Public Schools Safe Passage route in Englewood.

08/29/2013

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Field Museum Scientists Assist In Search For Missing Baby’s Body

A team of experts from the Field Museum spent the weekend helping with a murder investigation in Michigan.

07/01/2013

Bryeon Hunter (Credit: Maywood Police)

Autopsy Could Confirm If Body Found By Des Plaines River Is Bryeon Hunter

A day after the body of a child believed to be Bryeon Hunter – the 20-month-old Maywood boy allegedly killed by his mother and her boyfriend – the man who found the body met the child’s grandmother.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2013

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Man’s Body Pulled From Chicago River Near Loop

A man’s body was pulled from the south branch of the Chicago River near the Loop Wednesday afternoon.

05/01/2013

Bryeon Hunter (Credit: Maywood Police)

Search Resumes Along Des Plaines River, But Still No Sign Of Maywood Boy’s Body

Volunteers and police officers returned to the Des Plaines River on Saturday to resume searching for the body of a missing toddler from Maywood.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2013

Crews search the Des Plaines River in Joliet, looking for the body of Jeanie Parker, who is missing and believed to have been killed by her son. (Credit: CBS)

Fisherman Finds Body In Des Plaines River, Family Finds Solace

The female victim pulled out of the Des Plaines River on Saturday morning had “multiple stab wounds,” according to a preliminary autopsy report.

04/13/2013

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Body Pulled From Marquette Park Lagoon

The body of an unidentified male was being pulled from the lagoon at the park in the 6700 block of South Kedzie Avenue.

04/12/2013

This is believed to be the site in Woodridge where human remains were found over the weekend. (CBS)

Two Kids Find Skeletal Remains In Wooded West Suburban Area

Two youths taking a walk in a wooded area in west suburban Woodridge Saturday afternoon discovered some apparent skeletal remains, which will be analyzed by the DuPage County Coroner’s office and police investigators.

03/31/2013

Crews search the Des Plaines River in Joliet, looking for the body of Jeanie Parker, who is missing and believed to have been killed by her son. (Credit: CBS)

Search Resumes For Joliet Woman’s Body

Authorities were continuing their search Tuesday morning for the body of a Joliet woman who has been missing since last week, and believed to have been killed by her son.

03/26/2013

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Body Found On Dan Ryan Expressway

A man found dead early Saturday on the Dan Ryan Expressway in the University Village neighborhood is the 10th cold-related death of the season in Cook County.

02/10/2013

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Body Of Elderly Woman Pulled From Lake Michigan

The body of an elderly woman was pulled from Lake Michigan Sunday in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.

12/23/2012

Gena Chiodo.

Body Found In Ind., Raising Question: Is It Missing Calumet City Woman?

The discovery of a body in rural Lake County, Ind. on Sunday prompted investigators there to wonder whether it could be that of missing Calumet City woman Gena Chiodo, whose boyfriend has been charged with her murder.

12/02/2012

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