“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.
Anticipating a “very rare” suicide defense from accused family killer Christopher Vaughn, a Will County judge ruled Thursday jurors may see several online chat messages and emails written by his late wife, Sun-Times Media is reporting.
AURORA, Ill. (CBS) — Police in Aurora say they have to depend on tips now in their search for kindergartner Timmothy Pitzen, whose mother committed suicide back in May. As WBBM Newsradio’s Dave Marsett reports, […]
A teenage girl who took her life on railroad tracks in Naperville last month was a resident of a home that is supposed to protect some of the state’s most vulnerable young people. CBS 2′s Dave Savini investigated allegations the home was out of control.
It has been more than six months since 6-year-old Timmothy Pitzen was last seen, and police have released new surveillance video in hopes that someone will come forward with information.
A man charged in the murder of a security guard at an Auburn-Gresham neighborhood Aldi store was found hanged in his cell at a police station lockup early Thursday.
The CTA is reporting “major delays” on the Blue Line on the Near West Side after a person was struck by a train at the Medical Center stop.
The family of a 10-year-old girl in east central Illinois says intense bullying caused the fifth-grader to kill herself late last week.
A person walking through a northwest suburban forest preserve Tuesday evening encountered a grisly sight — the body of a man hanging from a tree, victim of an apparent suicide.
Blood belonging to a 6-year-old missing Aurora boy whose mother committed suicide has been discovered in the woman’s van, although police say it could have been the result of a mere bloody nose.
Chicago Police say she committed suicide. Her family believes she was murdered. It’s another questionable case from 2010, the year the police claimed its crime fighting techniques had dramatically reduced the city’s murder rate.
The body of an Elgin man was found Monday morning on the lakefront bike path near North Avenue Beach.
Autopsies were inconclusive on two elderly women who died Thursday when the car they were riding in collided with a Metra Rock Island District train.
Thomas Emma was drafted by the Chicago Bulls after a career at Duke University that included being named the captain of the 1983 team. On Wednesday, Emma was found dead in New York.
Aurora police hope evidence from a sport-utility vehicle will help them find a 6-year-old boy who has been missing for nearly three weeks.
Police have uncovered new clues in the frantic search for a missing 6-year-old Aurora boy, as the search moved to northwest Illinois on Thursday.
The hunt for a missing 6-year-old Aurora boy has intensified, with involvement now from the feds.