A concrete wall at a construction site fell on top of 46-year-old David Varga Friday.
A 54-year-old security guard at Thornwood High School died Thursday after attempting to help break up a fight between two students.
A Chicago firefighter suffered a heart attack and died late Sunday after he returned to quarters after helping to put out a small fire in the South Side Beverly neighborhood.
An 11-year-old boy died Monday, five days after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle a block away from his Northwest Side home.
Famed Chicago attorney Philip Corboy has died at the age of 87.
Author and Waukegan native Ray Bradbury has died at the age of 91.
Investigators in Aurora are awaiting autopsy results on a suspect who died after being tasered by police last night.
An icon in the candy industry will be laid to rest today–after a funeral Mass at Holy Family Church on Chicago’s Near West Side
Jay Miller, who served more than 40 years in the leadership of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, has died at the age of 83.
A former Harwood Heights mayor died early Sunday from head injuries suffered after a fall down the basement stairs in his home.
Early results show a nine-day-old baby gorilla at Lincoln Park Zoo died overnight from head trauma.
Maggie Daley, the wife of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and a gracious promoter of the city’s cultural and educational programs, has died. She was 68.
An 83-year-old South Side woman died Thursday, nearly a week after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street near her home.
A student from the University of Illinois Chicago has died, after he was found unresponsive in his dorm room on campus.
A northwest suburban man died Thursday after he collapsed during an organized running event in downtown’s Grant Park.
The arts and alternative media communities are remembering Chicago Reader and Time Out Chicago writer Cliff Doerksen, who died last week at the age of 47.
A California man found unresponsive on a Turkish Airlines flight died shortly after arriving at O’Hare International Airport.
Legendary Cubs third baseman and broadcaster Ron Santo has died. He was 70.
A 57-year-old jewelry supply business owner has died nearly a week after being bound with tape and savagely beaten in a Northwest Side home invasion.
Witnesses told police a bicyclist weaved directly in front of the semi that struck him.