Retired Teacher Facing Child Porn Charges Found Dead In Apparent SuicideA retired Aurora teacher wanted on child porn charges was found dead Saturday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say. According to police, two men found the body of Robert L. James, 63, of the 1600 block of Garfield Ave., in a field in the 100 block of W. Indian Trail around 1:30 p.m.
For Phelps, Helping Others With Depression 'Light Years Better' Than Olympic GoldPhelps has won 28 Olympic medals, 23 of them gold; but the swimming sensation said, at the height of his Olympic career, he considered killing himself.
Police: Man Kills Self In Front Of Western Springs Day CareA man is believed to have committed suicide Tuesday morning in front of a day care facility in west suburban Western Springs, police said.
Death Of 19-Year-Old Found In South Loop Ruled SuicideVinicius Franco was found unresponsive at 8:16 p.m. near a pool deck on the fifth floor of a building in the 1000 block of South State.
Ohio Priest Kills Himself In Chicago Amid InvestigationFather James Csaszar had been on administrative leave and under investigation for questionable communications with a minor.
More Time On Smartphones Linked To Higher Suicide Risk In Teens, Study SaysResearchers at Florida State University (FSU) say there's a link between an increased risk of suicide in teens and the time spent using mobile devices.
Autopsy Results Released In Joliet Mother's Double-Murder SuicideAutopsies were performed Tuesday on twins Addison and Makayla Henning, 5, and their mother, 41-year-old Celisa Henning.
Grandmother Leaps To Her Death After Teen Dies Of Gunshot WoundA 17-year-old boy who was shot in the head before he was pulled from a house fire last week in north suburban Grayslake has died.
Grayslake Fire, Discovery Of Shooting, Followed By Grandmother's SuicideThe house fire was early Tuesday. And inside, firefighters found a 17-year-old boy who'd been shot in the head.
Metra Partners With Mental Health Experts To Create Suicide Prevention SignsMetra announced Wednesday its plan to develop and install suicide prevention signs at station platforms in an effort to deal with what the rail agency calls “a crisis.”
Woman Who Sent Texts Urging Suicide Guilty Of ManslaughterA woman who sent her boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself when they were both teenagers was convicted Friday of involuntary manslaughter in a trial that raised questions of whether words can kill.
Chicago Paramedic's Death Ruled A SuicideCrews responded Thursday afternoon to a fully involved house fire at 114th and South St. Louis. Once they extinguished the blaze, firefighters found a gunshot wound victim in the basement, officials said.