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A blue canopy obscures an excavation in the Scottsdale neighborhood Friday. (CBS)

Body Found After Police Dig In Scottsdale Neighborhood

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said the body pulled from the property was that of a white male.


Police investigate after a woman was found dead in the Willits House, a Frank Lloyd Wright mansion in Highland Park. (Credit: NVP Video)

Woman Found Dead In Historic Frank Lloyd Wright Mansion

Sylvia Robinson’s husband found her unresponsive in a home in the 1400 block of Sheridan Road in Highland Park, shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday.


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Police: Woodstock Man’s Death Deemed ‘Suspicious’

Police are conducting a death investigation after a male was found dead due to “suspicious circumstances” Saturday in northwest suburban Woodstock.


Rescue crews work to find the body of a man who fell into the Chicago River near Lincoln and Peterson avenues on Aug. 15, 2013. (Credit: CapturedNews Video)

Man Falls To Death In Chicago River After Heated Argument

A 32-year-old man who plunged to his death from a bridge spanning the North Shore Channel early Friday was seen arguing with another man moments before he fell.


A 14-year-old autistic boy was found dead in an home located above a business in the 8100 block of West Grand Avenue in River Grove on Sunday. Authorities said the body had signs of trauma. (Credit: Susanna Song)

Boy With Autism Found Stabbed To Death In River Grove

A 14-year-old boy with autism was found stabbed to death inside an apartment in west suburban River Grove on Sunday.


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DCFS Investigating Death Of 4-Month Old From Harvey

The father of a four-month old Harvey boy who died this weekend is being investigated.


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Investigators Who Probed Savio’s Death Testify At Peterson Trial

They never even interviewed Drew Peterson while investigating his third wife’s death, and on Tuesday at Peterson’s murder trial, the two investigators who handled the case back in 2004 will have to explain why not.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

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Baby Girl’s Death In Roseland Under Investigation

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl in the Roseland neighborhood last night.


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Police: West Suburban Officer’s Death Appears To Be Suicide

A west suburban police officer apparently killed herself on Monday in her home in West Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Woman’s Body Pulled From Lake

The body of a 36-year-old woman was pulled from Lake Michigan Saturday morning, police said.


Twin 5-month-old siblings Julian (left) and Giselle Romero were found dead in a home in the South Lawndale neighborhood on May 10, 2012. (Family Handout)

Deaths Of Baby Twins In Little Village Under Investigation

A police death investigation was under way Thursday afternoon after 6-month-old twins were found dead at a home in the Little Village neighborhood.


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Ruling Expected Next Week In Death Case Involving Daley Nephew

Nanci Koschman, David Koschman’s mother, and two other relatives want a judge to appoint an outside prosecutor to determine whether criminal charges still might be merited in the death, and to investigate how police and prosecutors handled the case.


Shawnna Forgus, 22, was found dead in her bed in Valparaiso on Feb. 21, 2012, possibly the victim of a beating. (Family Photo)

Valparaiso Mother Found Dead Of Possible Beating

A 5-year-old Indiana boy went in to wake his mother up Tuesday morning, but found her dead, possibly beaten to death, in her bed.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

The Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center and Juvenile Court building. (Credit: CBS)

16-Year-Old Dies At Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center

A teenage inmate who collapsed and died while playing basketball at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Saturday had a history of high blood pressure and shouldn’t have been allowed to play, his grandmother said Sunday.


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Police: Man Killed Ex-Girlfriend’s Daughter, Self In Mundelein

Two people were found dead at a home in north suburban Mundelein early Wednesday morning.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012


Man’s Body Found Apparently Frozen On Driveway

Police are conducting a death investigation after a man’s body was found apparently frozen in a driveway on the Far South Side Monday morning.


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Kenya To Investigate Death Of Former Chicago Marathon Winner

Police will investigate the death of Kenyan Olympic marathon champion Samuel Wanjiru, who died from a bedroom balcony fall after he allegedly was found by his wife with another woman.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

DCFS, Police Investigating Death Of 2-Week-Old Boy

Police and the state Department of Children and Family Services are investigating the death of a 2-week-old South Side boy.


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Woman’s Body Found In South Side Alley

Chicago police were investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a Gresham neighborhood alley on Wednesday.


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Wilmette Woman’s Death Prompts ‘Death Investigation’

Police in north suburban Wilmette are conducting a death investigation after the death of a village resident.