One of three teenagers who were trying to steal metal rods at an Alsip construction business died early Wednesday when 34,000-pound concrete and brick panels fell and pinned him.
When authorities found the teen about 2:30 a.m., he was not breathing, pinned between two pre-formed brick construction walls at the Lombard Company, 4243 W. 123rd St.
A man’s body was found “crushed” inside a recycling bin at a facility in the Far South Side Pullman neighborhood.
Authorities in Gary, Ind., have found a number of stolen cars, but not all of the news is good.
A 23-year-old employee of a southwest suburban stone warehouse was crushed to death by a 6,000-pound slab of granite on Thursday morning.
Police are investigating the death of a man who was found apparently crushed to death Monday morning near a trash compactor at a Magnificent Mile address.
An Oak Lawn man was apparently crushed to death at a factory on the Southwest Side factory early this morning.