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.
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.
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.
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.
A team of experts from the Field Museum spent the weekend helping with a murder investigation in Michigan.
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.
A man’s body was pulled from the south branch of the Chicago River near the Loop Wednesday afternoon.
Volunteers and police officers returned to the Des Plaines River on Saturday to resume searching for the body of a missing toddler from Maywood.
The female victim pulled out of the Des Plaines River on Saturday morning had “multiple stab wounds,” according to a preliminary autopsy report.
The body of an unidentified male was being pulled from the lagoon at the park in the 6700 block of South Kedzie Avenue.
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.
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.
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.
The body of an elderly woman was pulled from Lake Michigan Sunday in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.
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.
A man’s body was found “crushed” inside a recycling bin at a facility in the Far South Side Pullman neighborhood.
A body was pulled from the water Friday morning near Navy Pier.
Divers from Lake and McHenry counties discovered the body at 10:42 a.m. Monday using sonar equipment in 30 feet of water.
A body was found in Lake Michigan about 30 feet from shore Monday afternoon on the Near North Side.
Police say a body was recovered from the Chicago River near the Wells Street bridge on Friday.