Stephanie Swon (Credit: Elgin Police)

Woman Charged With Arson For Elgin Dumpster Fires

Stephanie Swon, 25, of Elgin, faces one count of arson and two counts of criminal damage to property, all felonies, according to a statement from Elgin police.


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Police: Body Of Man Found In Jefferson Park Dumpster

The body — believed to be of a white man in his 40s — was found in the 4800 block of North Lipps at 11:48 a.m.



Police Seek Help Identifying Female Homicide Victim

Police are asking for help to identify the body of woman or teen girl found strangled and badly burned in a Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood Dumpster Sunday night.


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Autopsy: Person Found Burned In Dumpster Was Strangled

An autopsy Monday determined a person whose charred body was found in a dumpster Sunday night in the Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood was strangled.


Jodi Eastgate lost this wedding ring at The Drake Hotel when she forgot to put it back on after checking out. She and a staff member later managed to dig it out of garbage that had gone through a trash compactor. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Loses Wedding Ring At Drake Hotel, But Gets It Back From Trash

A Chicago vacation for a family from Tennessee almost ended in heartache this week, after Jodi Eastgate’s $15,000 wedding ring ended up in their hotel’s trash compactor, along with five tons of garbage.

CBS 2–04/26/2013


Body Of Newborn Found In Mall Dumpster

The body of a newborn was found in a Dumpster over the weekend at a mall in the western suburbs


John Hurt, 27, is charged with first-degree murder and concealment of a homicidal death in the beating and strangling of 16-year-old Jessica Tetter. (Credit: Calumet City Police)

Man Charged With Killing Calumet City Teen, Dumping Body In Hammond

A 27-year-old man has been charged with murder, for allegedly killing a teenage girl and leaving her body in a Dumpster in Hammond, Ind.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2012

A dozen Dumpster fires erupted overnight, including this one at Hermitage and Irving Park Road. (CBS)

Dozen Dumpster Fires Erupt On North Side Overnight

Chicago police and fire investigators are looking into several overnight Dumpster fires on the North Side.


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Body In Dumpster May Have Been From NW Side

The body of a man found in a Dumpster at a west suburban paper recycling company Monday morning could have come from any of several recycling sites in Chicago, police said Tuesday.