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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Designer Oscar de la Renta (C) and model Karlie Kloss (L) walk the runway at the Oscar De La Renta fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Oscar de la Renta, Legendary Designer, Dead At 82

Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died.

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Loop CEO Dies From Injuries In July 31 Shooting

The downtown Chicago executive who was critically wounded in a workplace shooting over the summer has died, his wife said in an online message.

10/13/2014

A woman died and three men were injured, including a firefighter, after a fire in this building in Logan Square late Thursday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Dead, Two Men Hurt In Logan Square Fire

The woman and two men apparently were squatting in a vacant two-story building in the 3400 block of West Armitage Avenue, when a fire started in the second-floor apartments around 11:40 p.m. Thursday.

08/15/2014

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Boy, 4, Dies In Bensenville House Fire

Firefighters were called to the home at 1555 W. Devon Av. around 2 p.m., and found smoke and fire coming from two sides of the house. A family member told firefighters a child was trapped inside the house, and crews rushed in to try to find him, but they could not reach him in time.

07/24/2014

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Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies At 89

Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a theatrical icon, has died at age 89.

07/17/2014

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Toddler Dies A Day After Three-Story Fall From Window

Mohammed Alyamani fell from the top floor of a three-flat apartment building in the 3700 block of North Kostner Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. He died Wednesday evening at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

07/10/2014

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Teen Dies After Falling In Lake

The teen fell into the water near the 4000 block of Recreation Drive about 6:10 p.m. He was pulled from the lake and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 7:06 p.m.

06/30/2014

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U Of I Grad Student Dies Of Illness In Brazil

This week, Ashley Walls was working in the slums of Florianopolis and suddenly became ill and died from an undisclosed illness. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

06/26/2014

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Inmate Dies On Medical Furlough In Chicago

Dariel White, 38, was on furlough from Pontiac Correctional Center, where he was serving a six-year-sentence for delivery of heroin. Illinois Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer said White had been ill and that his death “was not unexpected.”

06/26/2014

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Woman Dies In Custody At West Side Police Station

An officer found the 34-year-old arrestee unresponsive in a cell at the police station at 3151 W. Harrison St. about 8:10 a.m., police said.

06/06/2014

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Inmate Death Prompts Sweeping Changes At Lake County Jail

Eugene Gruber, who was 51, died from a spinal cord injury suffered during a take down in a shower area after he was sprayed with pepper spray for allegedly fighting correctional officers trying to process him into the jail.

05/29/2014

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Man Dies Before Being Released From Cook County Jail

Daniel J. Paredes, 49, had been in custody at the jail since April 6 for a drug possession charge. His family had recently posted a $2,000 bond, and on Wednesday, he was in the process of being discharged.

05/15/2014

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Pet Owners Say Dogs Shouldn’t Have Died After Spaying At Animal Clinic

You never expect your pet to die after getting spayed. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talks with one grieving owner.

05/02/2014

Authorities investigate after a person was found dead inside a southwest suburban Oak Lawn home Wednesday evening by crews responding to a gas leak, according to police. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Oak Lawn Man Attempts Suicide With Gas Leak After Brother Dies

Police say a despondent man tried to commit suicide by filling his southwest suburban home with natural gas the day after his brother died of a brain tumor.

04/24/2014

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Five Months Later, Teen’s Family Still Seeking Answers In Her Death

Relatives of a dead southwest suburban teenager don’t believe they’re getting all the facts about her death, and they want police to say more.

04/02/2014

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If You Got Sick Or Died, Would Your Family Be Able To Access Your Online Accounts?

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker has some advice on sharing your usernames and passwords with family members, in case the worst happens.

03/31/2014

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Stateville Inmate Convicted Of Murder Dies In Custody

Derrick Steele had been serving a 70-year sentence at Stateville after being convicted of murder and attempted armed robbery in 1998.

03/27/2014

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One Dead In Naperville Fire

Naperville firefighters responded to a fire in a second-floor unit of a three-story apartment building at 108 Douglas Av. around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

03/21/2014

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Beating Causes Chicago Woman’s Death, More Than A Decade Later

A woman attacked more than a decade ago in the East Garfield Park neighborhood died Sunday, and her death has been ruled a homicide.

03/10/2014

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Woman Killed When Gun Left In Clothes Goes Off At Thrift Store

A Washington Heights thrift store employee died Friday after a small gun hidden in discarded clothing accidentally went off and fatally wounded her.

03/07/2014

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