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Chicago Woman Dies Of Hypothermia, Cold Exposure At Home

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.

02/28/2014

A man was found dead in a Loop parking garage Thursday night with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. (Credit: NVP News video)

Man Found Dead In Loop Parking Garage

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.

02/28/2014

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Man Falls To His Death At Water Tower Place

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.

02/25/2014

Director Harold Ramis and actor John Cusack during the after party for the Focus Features premiere of 'The Ice Harvest' November 21, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Matt Carmichael/Getty Images)

Harold Ramis Dead At Age 69

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.

02/24/2014

Firefighters found a man dead inside a home in the 8300 block of South Baker Avenue when they responded to a fire there  Friday morning. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Man Found Dead In Burning Home In South Chicago

Firefighters responding to a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood on Friday found a man dead inside the home.

02/21/2014

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One Dead In East Chicago Fire

The victim was a 60-year-old man extricated from the basement, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

02/14/2014

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Army Probes Death Of Alaska-Based Soldier From Chicago Area

Sgt. Okan Murat Cetinbag of Morton Grove, Ill., died at an Anchorage hospital Tuesday evening after being removed from life support.

02/13/2014

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Woman Killed In House Fire In Berwyn

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.

02/05/2014

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Police Board Rejects Deal To Suspend Chicago Cop 60 Days In Woman’s Death

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.

01/22/2014

One person died and at least five others were sent to the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at this home in Oak Brook. (CBS)

CO Detectors Not Working In Oak Brook Home Where Man Died

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.

01/17/2014

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Joliet Man Found Dead In Lewis University Dorm

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.

01/16/2014

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Frozen Body Found In Bolingbrook

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.

01/15/2014

A sign at Sunset Cliffs in San Diego. (CBS 8)

UIC Student Dies From Cliff Fall In San Diego

Anna Bachman, 25, was visiting her sister when the accident occurred Sunday evening at Sunset Cliffs.

01/13/2014

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Man Dies While Shoveling Snow In Humboldt Park

The man was shoveling snow in the 1400 block of North Washtenaw Avenue about 10:20 p.m. and started having chest pains.

01/06/2014

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Hobart, Ind. Fire Official Dies After Scrapes With The Law, Accident

In late November, John Wall was arrested and accused of pointing a gun at his wife. He was on a leave of absence when he rammed his minivan into his home on Dec. 10.

12/29/2013

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Police: Elderly Joliet Man Freezes To Death

An elderly Joliet man apparently froze to death after walking outside of his house and falling, police said.

12/16/2013

James Rudzinski (Chicago Police Department)

Police: Driver Was Impaired By Drugs When He Struck, Killed Elderly Woman

Bronislawa Zajac, 82, was walking across the street when the truck James Rudzinski was driving struck her as it was turning left at the intersection, authorities say.

12/13/2013

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Local Mandela Biographer: A Triumphant End To Triumphant Life

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.

12/05/2013

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Man Dies On Flight From Seoul To Chicago

About four hours in to the 12-hour flight from Seoul, Eugenio Rodriguez began to feel sick.

11/27/2013

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Man In Little Village Is Season’s First Cold Death

An autopsy Monday determined Daniel Badillo died of hypothermia, cold exposure and acute and chronic alcoholism.

11/25/2013

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