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Teacher Dies Of Heart Disease While At West Side School

James Dasher, 58, collapsed while at work at Spencer Technology Academy, 214 N. Lavergne, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

02/27/2015

Snow blankets Chicago on Sunday, amid a blizzard that dropped more than 19 inches on the city by early Monday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Berwyn Man, 35, Is Latest To Die From Snow Shoveling

At least 19 people across the Chicago area have died from causes related to shoveling snow this season since Super Bowl weekend’s massive blizzard.

02/09/2015

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Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

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Fire Official: One Killed In St. Charles Blaze

The fire started about 7:30 a.m. Sunday at a home in the 0-100 block of South Third Avenues, the St. Charles Fire Department said in a statement. A man who lived on the first floor of the rental building called 911 after smelling, and later seeing, heavy smoke.

01/12/2015

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Man Found Dead In Porta-Potty On Northwest Side

An autopsy Thursday found he died of coronary artery atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, and hypothermia was listed as a contributing factor.

01/08/2015

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Legendary Auto Dealer Al Piemonte, 83, Has Died

The television pitchman, known for his waving hand gestures and high energy level on the small screen, died on Christmas Eve.

12/26/2014

Barbara Smith (R), a nurse with Mount Sinai Health System, and Bryan Christensen, a doctor  and member of the Center for Disease Control's Domestic Infection Control Team for the Ebola Response, demonstrate to health care professionals how to properly put on protective medical gear when working with someone infected with the ebola virus. The outfit includes two pairs of gloves, mesh breathing mask, protective hood, plastic face shield, booties, liquid resistant gown and sanitizer.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ebola vs. Lottery: Your Odds Of Winning Jackpot Are Much Better

With all of the coverage surrounding the potential spread of Ebola in the United States, it might be time to step back and consider your odds of actually dying from the virus.

10/30/2014

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.

10/21/2014

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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

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

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

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