Douglas Foster said that Mandela died what many would consider to be an ideal death: with his family at his side, and only after years of preparing the people and politicians of South Africa for his passing.
About four hours in to the 12-hour flight from Seoul, Eugenio Rodriguez began to feel sick.
An autopsy Monday determined Daniel Badillo died of hypothermia, cold exposure and acute and chronic alcoholism.
Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis was murdered during a West Side convenience store robbery in 2011.
A citizen attempting to use the restroom at the station, at 1438 W. 63rd St., found the man unresponsive about 6:30 a.m. Thursday.
A Maywood man died after he fell from a truck Sunday morning outside the Woodfield Mall in northwest suburban Schaumburg.
An 18-year-old woman from southwest suburban Worth died when she jumped out of the car of an alleged drug dealer, after buying $200 worth of anti-anxiety pills, Cook County prosecutors said Monday.
Police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. It is still under investigation.
While the man’s death was described as an “accident,” the incident remains under investigation.
Battalion Chief Joseph Gilles said his investigation determined that a paramedic did not do her job the night she responded to a call about an 81-year-old woman who choked on food at a family party.
The 81-year-old man, whose identity was not immediately being released, was taken to Resurrection Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Brandon Williams was in a parked vehicle in the 8000 block of South Woodlawn Avenue, when two gunmen walked up and opened fire on him about 11:10 p.m. in the Avalon Park neighborhood.
Health officials in Cook County say a man from suburban Chicago has died of West Nile virus.
Daniel Horyn, 34, was diagnosed with cancer a year ago, but kept up his work as an English teacher and track and cross country coach during his treatment.
One person was killed when a home exploded Monday evening in a remote subdivision surrounded by Northwest Indiana farm country.
Around 3:30 p.m. Monday, a friend of Daniel J. Paige, 50, directed police to his body near some ComEd lines on the property of Seeler Industries.
The 51-year-old man was stabbed during a fight on the West Side about 12:20 a.m. in the 3900 block of West Division Street.
The state Department of Children & Family Services and Chicago Police are investigating the death of Tayshaun Dyson, who was found unresponsive at his home in the 8900 block of South Throop Street.
Officers were called to the 3900 block of Long Avenue, where they found Jim Haarman stabbed to death about 6:20 p.m.
Darius Oliver, 21, of the 500 block of West 14th Place, was one of five people shot Monday in the 4500 block of North Sheridan Road.