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.
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.