“I fear the unknown, and what happens after death is unknown. I mean, in faith we believe that we will live forever, and that God calls us to live with him if we cooperate with his Grace. I believe that sincerely, profoundly, but I don’t know what that means,” Cardinal George told WBBM Newsradio’s “At Issue” in November.
Grief at the passing of Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George should not completely overshadow sex abuse that occurred on his watch as archbishop, a frequent adversary said Friday.
James Dasher, 58, collapsed while at work at Spencer Technology Academy, 214 N. Lavergne, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
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.
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.
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.
An autopsy Thursday found he died of coronary artery atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, and hypothermia was listed as a contributing factor.
The television pitchman, known for his waving hand gestures and high energy level on the small screen, died on Christmas Eve.
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.
Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died.
The downtown Chicago executive who was critically wounded in a workplace shooting over the summer has died, his wife said in an online message.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.