Derrick Steele had been serving a 70-year sentence at Stateville after being convicted of murder and attempted armed robbery in 1998.
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.
A woman attacked more than a decade ago in the East Garfield Park neighborhood died Sunday, and her death has been ruled a homicide.
A Washington Heights thrift store employee died Friday after a small gun hidden in discarded clothing accidentally went off and fatally wounded her.
A family was told a North Chicago officer was fired, for taking part in the beating death of their loved one. But CBS 2 has learned, that officer was actually fired for other reasons.
McHenry County Sheriff’s police said they were notified at about 7:15 a.m. that a driver had spotted a body in the snow along the 11500 block of Hemmer Road in unincorporated McHenry County near Huntley.
A 29-year-old Romeoville man died suddenly and mysteriously during a vacation cruise, leaving behind a wife and four children – and several unanswered questions.
A woman who died Thursday at her home in the West Side Austin neighborhood was at least the 23rd cold-related death of the season in Cook County.
The man, whose age was not immediately known, was found dead inside a car parked in the garage about 10:30 p.m. in the 0-100 block of East Randolph Street.
About 9 p.m., the man, believed to be in his 20s or 30s, “fell or jumped” to the ground floor from the seventh floor of the shopping center, located at 835 N. Michigan Ave.
Legendary Chicago comedian and director Harold Ramis — who gave us such iconic films as Animal House, Caddyshack, and Groundhog Day, and co-starred in Ghostbusters — reportedly has died after a long illness.
Firefighters responding to a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood on Friday found a man dead inside the home.
The victim was a 60-year-old man extricated from the basement, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Sgt. Okan Murat Cetinbag of Morton Grove, Ill., died at an Anchorage hospital Tuesday evening after being removed from life support.
A passerby saw flames coming from the front window of the home in the 2400 block of South Scoville Avenue a few minutes after 7 a.m. and called 911.
The police board scrapped the deal that police Supt. Garry McCarthy had struck with Sgt. Steven Lesner. Instead, the eight-member panel of mayoral appointees has ordered a full inquiry into the events that led to Catherine Weiland’s death.
Carbon monoxide detectors were not working in a west suburban Oak Brook mansion where an 86-year-old man died and seven women were injured as a result of a leak Thursday morning.
The person, who was not a student, was found dead in Fitzpatrick Hall about 10:30 a.m., according to a statement on the university’s website.
A land surveyor discovered the victim, a male of unknown age, apparently frozen to death, in a vacant lot in the 1000 block of Windham Parkway.
Anna Bachman, 25, was visiting her sister when the accident occurred Sunday evening at Sunset Cliffs.