A southwest suburban man who wanted to get money from his family staged his own kidnapping to demand $1,000 in ransom, according to police who later arrested him.
LaSalle County mother Tanya Shannon died of cold exposure, and her body did not have any signs of trauma, according to a published report.
She vanished nearly a month ago following a car crash that killed her husband. But on Monday, Tanya Shannon’s body was found, in a field not far from the crash site.
The search is set to resume for the 40-year-old Ransom, Ill., woman who disappeared in early December after a car crash killed her husband.
The search will resume Monday for a Ransom woman who went missing early last month after a car crash that killed her husband, authorities said Sunday.
Authorities in LaSalle County are hoping unseasonably warm weather coming up in the next couple of days will allow them to continue their search for 41-year-old Tanya Shannon.
It was almost two weeks ago when 40-year-old Tanya Shannon disappeared after a car accident in LaSalle County — an accident that killed her husband Dale.
No one has seen Tanya Shannon for almost two weeks. She vanished following a fatal crash near Ransom that killed her husband. Her footprints led away from their wrecked car. As CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports authorities admit they’re clueless.
The body of a man kidnapped by four people Saturday afternoon on the Southwest Side was found Monday night in a West Side garage, sources said.
The sheriff of LaSalle County says his investigators are talking to relatives, friends and acquaintances about what may have happened to 40-year-old Tanya Shannon.
Tanya Shannon has been gone for days now. But a ping from a missing cell phone gave investigators hope that technology might lead them to her. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
Wearing a long red dress on a freezing night, she vanished after a car crash killed her husband. The search for a missing mom has taken a new turn. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.
It has been more than 48 hours since a LaSalle County woman mysteriously disappeared, and clues have yet to surface in the mystery.
A car crashed in the middle of the night. One person was found dead. But another disappeared.
A car crashed in the middle of the night. A married couple returning home from a party. One person was found dead. But another disappeared. Authorities in LaSalle County are baffled.