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Crews work to pull a woman out of the Chicago River near Merchandise Mart early Friday. (Photo by Sam Charles)

Elderly Woman Pulled From Chicago River

The woman was reported in the water near the Orleans Street bridge just before 1 a.m., fire officials said. Crews arrived at the scene in about two minutes. The water temperature was about 50 degrees.

05/02/2014

Authorities investigate after a person was found dead inside a southwest suburban Oak Lawn home Wednesday evening by crews responding to a gas leak, according to police. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Oak Lawn Man Attempts Suicide With Gas Leak After Brother Dies

Police say a despondent man tried to commit suicide by filling his southwest suburban home with natural gas the day after his brother died of a brain tumor.

04/24/2014

Elizabeth Kruger (Burbank Police Dept.)

Cops: Woman Tried To Kill Herself And Her Baby By Crashing Into House

A southwest suburban woman was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday after she tried to commit suicide by crashing her SUV, with her infant inside, Tuesday afternoon, police said.

03/06/2014

Alejandro Flores, a former priest and convicted pedophile, was taken into custody by federal agents after his release from prison on Aug. 5, 2013. He was deported to Bolivia the next day. (Photo from U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement)

Convicted Pedophile Priest Deported To Bolivia

In 2004, Alejandro Flores, a priest in the Diocese of Joliet, befriended a then-7-year-old boy while a seminarian at St. Mary’s Church in West Chicago, and had repeated sexual contact with him over a five-year period.

08/07/2013

After Son’s Suicide Attempt, Mom Warns Parents: ‘Talk To Your Children’

A south suburban mother wants school officials – and parents – to hear her story of how she almost lost her 12-year-old son last week to suicide, because he was bullied.

WBBM Newsradio–05/07/2013

Dan Ryan Expressway

Officers Stop Man From Throwing Himself Onto Dan Ryan Expressway

Four Chicago Police officers are in line for life-saving commendations, after talking a man down from a bridge over the Dan Ryan expressway early Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011