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.
A man was found dead inside a mobile home in north suburban Antioch late Friday morning, more than four hours after he barricaded himself inside, in apparent connection to the death of a woman outside the home.
A Kansas City Chiefs player reportedly shot and killed his girlfriend Saturday morning, then later took his own life.
A 25-year-old man died after he accidentally shot himself in the face in his West Town home late Friday.
Former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson took his life in 2011 after suffering years of concussion symptoms. Now his family is donating concussion testing kits to the Chicago Public School District.
A west suburban police officer apparently killed herself on Monday in her home in West Chicago.
After an unusually high number of student deaths this past school year, administrators at Illinois State University in downstate Normal are taking another look at their policies.
A cafeteria employee at the Stroger Hospital committed suicide Monday after getting into a physical fight with a female co-worker.
New questions are being raised in the case of a father from Oswego who stands charged with killing his wife and three children in 2007.
The family of former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson said Thursday that the Super Bowl champion would still be alive today, if not what they claim was an NFL conspiracy to cover up the dangers of concussions.
First came the shock of losing his friend Don Cornelius, then the discovery that just a few hours before his death, Cornelius left longtime friend and radio executive Marv Dyson three voice mail messages.
“Soul Train” creator and Chicago native Don Cornelius was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday morning in his Los Angeles home.
A man was found shot to death in a suspected suicide early Tuesday, near the scene of a fire that broke out in a house in the Beverly neighborhood.
A man is dead after shooting himself outside a popular sports bar in northwest suburban Schaumburg.
One of the four people who was shot to death and then set on fire in a home in unincorporated Villa Park was honored at his high school on Wednesday.