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Elderly Man Found Dead In Lake Villa Pool

A 77-year-old man was found dead in his pool Sunday evening in north suburban Lake Villa. Lake Villa Police Lt. Dennis Geraty said the man likely drowned.

06/30/2014

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Elderly Man Killed In Apparent Robbery In Crete Township

Alfred Hilton, 85, was found dead at his home in the 3200 block of East Bemes Road in unincorporated Crete Township. Authorities are describing his slaying as a “robbery that went terribly wrong.”

05/16/2014

Firefighters on the scene of the fire in the 1900 block of West Ohio Street Sunday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Elderly Man Dies In West Town Fire

The fire started around 10:45 p.m. at a 2 ½ story building at 1940 W. Ohio St. Firefighters learned a 92-year-old man was trapped on the second floor, and pulled him out, but he died at the hospital.

04/28/2014

Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Elderly Man Rescued From Burning Home In NW Indiana

Lake Station police Cpl. Mike McKenzie was driving in the 2700 block of Central Avenue about 12:18 a.m. when he saw smoke coming from a home in the 2700 block of Central Avenue.

02/21/2014

Harvey Caplin (Photo supplied to CBS)

Search Continues For Missing Elderly Man With Dementia

Police from several agencies participated in the search Thursday for the missing man, Harvey Caplin, which was concentrated between Lake-Cook and Dundee Roads in Glencoe.

01/24/2014

Matthew L. Stoecklein, 55, of Elgin is accused of strangling an elderly man. (Elgin Police Dept.)

Man Held Without Bond In Strangling Of Elgin Resident

John Poyer was found dead at his home in the 500 block of Hiawatha Drive in northwest suburban Elgin about 6:15 p.m. Nov. 22.

11/28/2013

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Elderly Man Dies Hours After Being Shot By Police With Beanbag Rounds

Police are waiting for an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a 95-year-old Park Forest nursing home resident who died several hours after a confrontation with officers

07/27/2013

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Elderly Man Knocked Down, Robbed At Loop CTA Station

An 85-year-old man trying to catch a Blue Line train was injured and his wallet and credit cards stolen downtown on Thursday.

05/16/2013

An elderly man with a can robs a Niles bank branch Saturday. (FBI)

Elderly Man With Cane Robs Niles Bank

The suspect, thought to be about 80 years old and walking with a cane, displayed a weapon and asked for money, the FBI said.

02/09/2013

Knox Jones (Oak Park Police)

Elderly Man Fights Off 19-Year-Old Carjacker

An 83-year-old Chicago man fought off a would-be carjacker 64 years his junior despite being kicked in the head, choked, punched and bitten, according to police.

01/04/2013

Melissa A. Reilly (Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Cops: Woman Swindled $30K From Elderly Man

A north suburban woman swindled $30,000 from an elderly man to buy items for herself including gasoline, a refrigerator and a home theater system, according to authorities.

12/31/2012

Willie Thomas, 73, was fatally shot Friday night on Chicago's South Side. (Handout photo)

Man, 73, Fatally Shot On Chicago’s South Side

A 73-year-old man was shot dead Friday night in the South Chicago neighborhood, authorities said.

10/12/2012

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Elderly Hoffman Estates Man Dies In Blaze At His Home

A 90-year-old man died early Sunday in a fire at his home in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.

05/20/2012

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Elderly Man Charged With DUI After Hitting Four Homes

A 77-year-old man was charged with drunk driving and issued several traffic violations after striking four houses.

04/26/2011

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Elderly Man Killed By SUV Outside Nursing Home

An elderly man was struck and killed by an SUV Tuesday night after apparently walking away from the nursing home where he lived in northwest suburban Mount Prospect.

02/23/2011