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.
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.
Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon was in Chicago on Tuesday ahead of the Sports Legacy Institute’s first annual Chicago gala Wednesday evening, when he’ll be honored for becoming a public face of concussions in the NFL.
According to published reports, Mckenzie Phlipot took her life after being bullied by classmates at Peirce Elementary School.
Recently disclosed FBI files might answer the question of why late Metra executive Phil Pagano allegedly stole nearly a half million dollars from the commuter rail agency, before ultimately taking his own life.
The man, whose age was not immediately known, was found dead inside a car parked in the garage about 10:30 p.m. in the 0-100 block of East Randolph Street.
About 9 p.m., the man, believed to be in his 20s or 30s, “fell or jumped” to the ground floor from the seventh floor of the shopping center, located at 835 N. Michigan Ave.
There might not be much the City Council can do directly to help active-duty military personnel or veterans deal with post-traumatic stress, but aldermen held a hearing Wednesday to hear ideas on strategies to identify the causes of suicide among veterans.
Police in Yorkville are calling it a terrible tragedy–the apparent suicide of a very young boy.
The young man — whose name has not yet been released — hanged himself with a bedsheet in his cell, and that he was in the cell by himself.
Friends of a Batavia teenager who committed suicide three years ago say her gravesite has been severely damaged – either accidentally or on purpose.
A medical examiner near Atlanta says former San Diego Chargers safety Paul Oliver has committed suicide.
Cheryl Jackson got the call that her brother Cary Owsley had killed himself on April 7th. She said his death was immediately ruled a suicide but Jackson says there was no autopsy and no forensics.
It’s become a crisis in the far northwest suburbs: teen after teen taking their own lives. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
CBS 2’s Mike Parker talks to a family that believes one of their own — a third generation cop — was afflicted with post-traumatic stress when he took his own life last month.