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Sandra Bland. (Credit: GoFundMe)

Apparent Voicemail From Sandra Bland Released; Tests Revealed Marijuana, Cutting Scars

New information could shed more light on the death of Sandra Bland, of Naperville, who was arrested nearly two weeks ago in Waller County, Texas, and then was found dead three days later in her jail cell.

07/23/2015

Sandra Bland. (Credit: GoFundMe)

Dashcam Video From Sandra Bland’s Arrest To Be Released Tuesday

More details could emerge Tuesday into the circumstances leading to the death of a Naperville woman inside a Texas jail cell last week.

07/21/2015

A man died after he shot himself in the chest Monday night in Auburn Gresham, police said. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Commits Suicide After South Side Barricade Situation

About 8:25 p.m., officers responding to a call of a suspicious person in the 8600 block of South Throop Street found the 35-year-old man sitting alone inside a vehicle with a gun, police said.

07/07/2015

Police respond to the scene of a fatality at Ribfest in Naperville. (CBS/Roseanne Tellez)

Man Crushed By Carnival Ride Committed Suicide: Police

The man was found unresponsive about 2:48 p.m. in the carnival section of Ridbest, Naperville Police Sgt. Bill Davis said.

07/03/2015

A man apparently committed suicide by jumping underneath Pharoah's Fury at Napverville's Rib Fest. (CBS)

Man Dies After Diving Under Carnival Ride In Naperville

A person was killed after diving under a carnival ride in west suburban Naperville.

07/02/2015

A truck rolled onto its side in a fatal crash Sunday afternoon in Tinley Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Killed In Tinley Park Crash

Police and paramedics responded to the single-vehicle accident about 1:20 p.m. in the 17500 block of Harlem Avenue, Tinley Park police Sgt. Patrick St. John said.

06/29/2015

Anna Maria Niezgoda (Source: Facebook)

Teen Awarded College Scholarship For Essay Honoring Army Vet Brother

A senior at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights has been awarded a college scholarship for her moving essay about losing her brother to suicide after he returned from a tour of duty in Iraq.

05/27/2015

Ricky Chiles (Credit: U.S. Marshals Service)

Suspect In Milwaukee Double Murder Commits Suicide In Lyons

The U.S. Marshals Service, along with the Chicago Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit, located Ricky Chiles in Lyons, where he took his own life, according to Chicago Police and the marshals service.

04/16/2015

Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Inmate Dies At Cook County Jail

A Cook County jail inmate who died Thursday morning may have committed suicide, officials said.

02/06/2015

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Police: Bank Robber Flees With Cash, Commits Suicide During High-Speed Chase

Police say the bank robbery began to unravel around 11 a.m. at BMO Harris Bank, 4940 W. 211th St., when a local officer entered the branch to make a village deposit.

11/14/2014

Milan Lekich (Credit: Chicago Police)

Sources: Girlfriend, Acting Alone, Killed Hegewisch Man Before Killing Herself

The case of a Southeast Side man found chopped up outside his garage last month isn’t expected to lead to any arrests, with investigators increasingly confident his live­-in girlfriend — who later committed suicide — acted alone, sources tell the Chicago Sun-­Times.

11/14/2014

The federal Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Deputy Commits Suicide After Arrest For Robbing Drug Dealers

A Cook County Sheriff’s police officer committed suicide at the federal jail in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, a day after he and his partner were arrested on allegations of conspiring to rip off drug dealers.

11/04/2014

Michael Giffin (Chicago Police Department)

Man Awaiting Trial For 2012 Bucktown Rape Kills Himself, Police Say

Michael Giffin, 27, was found dead in the Advocate Sherman Hospital parking lot of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Elgin Courier-News is reporting.

10/28/2014

McKenzie Phlipot (Credit: Corboy and Demetrio)

Suit: CPS Ignored Bullying Allegations Before 12-Year-Old’s Suicide

A mother has sued the Chicago Public Schools, claiming the district ignored her complaints her daughter was being bullied for a year-and-a-half before the 12-year-old girl took her own life five months ago.

10/09/2014

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Man Dies After Jumping In Chicago River

Roy Word, 51, was pulled from the river in the 200 block of North LaSalle after authorities were notified he had jumped in about 7:45 a.m.

08/25/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Expert Explains Warning Signs Of Depression, How To Help

When dealing with the aftermath of suicide, loved ones often feel they could have done more. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot talked with an expert to learn about the warning signs of depression and what you can do to help someone in need.

08/12/2014

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Chicago Area Woman Remembers Teaming Up With Robin Williams As “Class Clowns”

A west suburban woman who knew Robin Williams before “The Birdcage,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” or “Mork & Mindy” said what you saw was what you got with the late comedian.

08/12/2014

Brandon Meyers (Supplied to CBS)

Honoring Son Lost To PTSD Suicide, Marine’s Mom Finds Her Purpose

CHICAGO (CBS) — One shot in the head. After two tours in Iraq, it took only one bullet to end a proud Marine’s life and to break a mother’s heart. Brandon Meyers of Plainfield, IL […]

08/07/2014

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Man Dies After Jumping In Ship Canal

A man died Wednesday night after he was pulled from the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

08/07/2014

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