Workers at a recycling plant in southwest suburban Chicago Ridge found a dead newborn boy inside a cooler on a conveyor belt early Wednesday morning.
Jim Sylvester, 21, had gone missing March 28. He was distraught over a relationship breakup and had contacted friends and said, “Tell everyone I’m sorry,” according to police.
Mary Austgen was found in her car, in a parking garage. Police had no motive, and friends were mystified at the homicide.
An 87-year-old woman and her 67-year-old daughter were found dead Thursday night in a home near northwest suburban Glenview, and autopsies showed both died of natural causes.
A 19-year-old man was found shot dead Sunday in an alley not far from his home on the Far South Side, authorities said.
Yorkville Police Chief Rich Hart said Thursday that police are not looking for any suspects in the case and there is no danger to the public.
A 35-year-old man and his 4-year-old son were found dead Wednesday in a home in the garage of a home in west suburban Yorkville, police said Thursday morning.
A reality television star was found dead in suburban Chicago, and drugs or alcohol may be to blame.
“Soul Train” creator and Chicago native Don Cornelius was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday morning in his Los Angeles home.
Chicago State University is accepting donations to help defray funeral costs for a student who collapsed and died after playing basketball on campus.
A 10-year-old Hammond, Ind. boy died from a gunshot wound at his home Tuesday and his father was found wounded at his side, authorities said Wednesday.
A man and woman found in their home in unincorporated Palos Park died violent deaths, medical officials said Monday.
Dog walkers are being advised to stay away from a Southwest Side park, after even more dead geese and ducks were found there.
Nearly two dozen dead geese have been found at two Chicago parks this week and officials were trying to figure out what killed them.
The female Pacific white-sided dolphin calf was born June 3 to Shedd dolphin Tique, which had been transported to a Miami dolphin habitat to be impregnated.
A man was found dead inside his car from an apparently self inflicted gunshot wound to the head on the Northwest Side Sunday afternoon.
A man reportedly jumped to his death from a high-rise building.
A 24-year-old man who was found dead in the snow Friday evening on the South Side died of a gunshot wound to the chest, an autopsy revealed.
For the second time in just one week, hundreds of firefighters in Chicago are saying goodbye to one of their own. A wake is being held Wednesday for fallen firefighter Corey Ankum.
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.