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Trash Compactor

Jodi Eastgate lost this wedding ring at The Drake Hotel when she forgot to put it back on after checking out. She and a staff member later managed to dig it out of garbage that had gone through a trash compactor. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Loses Wedding Ring At Drake Hotel, But Gets It Back From Trash

A Chicago vacation for a family from Tennessee almost ended in heartache this week, after Jodi Eastgate’s $15,000 wedding ring ended up in their hotel’s trash compactor, along with five tons of garbage.

CBS 2–04/26/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Homeless Man Found Dead Near Compactor Was Not Crushed

The homeless man who was found dead Monday morning near a trash compactor on Lower Michigan Avenue was not crushed by the compactor but died of heart disease, an autopsy Tuesday found.

12/21/2010

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Man Found Crushed To Death Near Mag Mile Trash Compactor

Police are investigating the death of a man who was found apparently crushed to death Monday morning near a trash compactor at a Magnificent Mile address.

12/20/2010