Connita L. Richardson, of the 800 block of East Hyde Park Boulevard, was found dead in an abandoned building in the 700 block of East 7th Avenue in Gary Tuesday night, authorities said.
A Los Angeles man who was a suspect in the 1992 murder of 15-year-old David Chereck, from Skokie, has been arrested in connection with the case.
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A man was charged Wednesday with strangling his girlfriend during a domestic incident at her Humboldt Park neighborhood home.
Thomas J. Snow, 34, is charged in the deaths of his father, retired Hammond Morton High School teacher Clifford Snow, 68, and mother, Joyce Snow, 66, whose decomposed bodies were found Oct. 18 in their house in the 14500 block of West 197th Avenue.
Friends of a slain Aurora nurse have raised more than $8,000 to help the three children she left behind, while her ex-boyfriend sits behind bars, accused of strangling her before trying to kill himself.
Delbert Cooper, 33, was convicted of Renee Perry’s murder in January by a jury that needed about six hours to reach a verdict.
It has been two years since Nikki Mallek’s brother was found in northwest suburban Park Ridge bound and strangled. And she is struggling to find answers and justice.
George Patterson, 51, of the 1400 block of South Canal Street, faces one count of murder in connection to the Aug. 9, 2009 incident.
James Ealy strangled Mary Hutchinson, a 45-year-old wife and mother, after forcing her to open the safe as she was preparing to open the former Burger King store in Lindenhurst.
Robert Danno, 50, and Jose Fernardo Martinez-Hernandez, 24, are accused of strangling Danno’s wife and her elderly mother in Chicago.
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.
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.
A woman whose body was found in an Edgewater neighborhood alley Saturday morning was strangled and her death has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy Sunday has found.
A woman whose body was found in a vacant lot near Washington Park over the weekend was strangled, an autopsy determined on Monday.
A south suburban man and woman have been charged with the slaying of pregnant Alsip teenager Rosemary Newman, whose body was found in a Cook County forest preserve.
A pregnant woman found strangled in a forest preserve on Sunday was confirmed as a missing 18-year-old woman.
A woman found dead in an alley Saturday morning on the Northwest Side was strangled.
A South Side man accused of strangling his 14-month-old son and then dumping the body in Lake Michigan was formally charged with murder on Thursday.
He allegedly threatened to kill boy because child’s mother refused to answer her phone or respond to text messages.