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Man Found Dead After Reports Of High-Rise Jump

A man reportedly jumped to his death from a high-rise building.


Some city alleys are still daunting after last week's blizzard. (CBS)

Police: Man Found Shot Dead In Snow Bank

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.


Corey Ankum

Wake Held For Corey Ankum As Fire Investigation Continues

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.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2010

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Man Found Crushed To Death Near Mag Mile Trash Compactor

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.


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Woman Found Dead In Alley Was Strangled

A woman found dead in an alley Saturday morning on the Northwest Side was strangled.


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24 Horses Die In Wisconsin Barn Fire

A Wisconsin couple is grieving after a fire burned through their barn, killing 24 horses.


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Man, 94, Dead After Beaten By Homeless Man He Helped

An elderly Northwest Side man beaten and robbed twice by a homeless man in separate home invasions died Wednesday afternoon.



Small Dog Found Dead In Possible Coyote Attack

Police are warning Wheaton residents after a small dog was found dead in what may have been a coyote attack last week in the west suburb.


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Woman Charged With Fatally Stabbing Boyfriend

A west suburban woman has been charged with the fatal stabbing of her live-in boyfriend during a fight Sunday in their Aurora apartment.


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DuSable Museum Founder, Cultural Leader Dead At 93

Margaret Burroughs, an artist, poet, educator and founder of the DuSable Museum of African American History, died early Sunday morning at her home surrounded by her family.


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Prospect Heights Worker Killed At North Suburban Hospital

A “well respected” hospital worker died after being pinned under a heavy piece of drywall Tuesday night while he worked on the campus of the north suburban Libertyville hospital.