House Fire Leaves Two Children Dead, Several InjuredThe call came in early Saturday morning just before 2:00 a.m. near Avers and Augusta.
Synthetic Marijuana Linked To 22-Year-Old Man's Death In Cook CountyA 22-year-old man who died at Advocate Christ Medical Center on March 28 suffered excessive internal bleeding, and had a rat poison in his system that previously has been linked to synthetic marijuana use in dozens of other non-fatal cases of severe bleeding.
8 Die At Florida Nursing Home In Irma's Sweltering AftermathEight patients at a sweltering nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of Florida's 4 million senior citizens amid power outages that could go on for days.
2 Found Dead In South Suburban GlenwoodGlenwood police responded to a call from a man who claimed to have killed his wife and son, authorities said.
Elderly Woman, Son Found Dead Of Natural Causes In Morton GroveTwo people were found dead in a home in north suburban Morton Grove on Wednesday when police were called to conduct a well-being check.
Another Music Loss, Remembering George Michael And A Look Back At 2016 Loses2016 comes to an end, with the passing of pop singer George Michael, one of many iconic musicians who died this year.
FBI's Violent Crime Statistics For Every City In AmericaThe FBI's violent crime report is not a ranking — there are no winners, no losers. Mostly, these statistics are here to help individual cities track their crime over long periods of time...
Carbon Monoxide Blamed In Deaths Of Two Men Found In Des Plaines Town HomeEmergency crews were called to a HazMat situation at a home on the 9400 block of Harrison Street in unincorporated Maine Township about 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Opinion: Chicago's Abandoning Poor Kids To Preventable Health RisksWant to know the breadth of inequality in Chicago? Just take a look at the childhood injury risks across the city's different neighborhoods.
Highland Park Couple Dies From Apparent Carbon Monoxide AccidentPolice and the Lake County Coroner’s office were investigating, after a Highland Park couple died of carbon monoxide poisoning in their home earlier this week.
Opinion: No, The Year-To-Year Rise In Law Enforcement Officer Deaths Isn't Because People Hate CopsWho knows, maybe there is a grand conspiracy to murder police officers. But you know what? The numbers provided by the FBI don’t come close to proving that. If you say otherwise, you are a liar.
Expert Panel Criticizes Medical Care At Illinois PrisonsA scathing new report by court-approved researchers paints a bleak picture of medical care in Illinois prisons, describing treatment delays, haphazard follow-up care, chaotic record keeping and a litany of other problems that may have cut short the lives of some inmates.
One Of Three Patient Deaths Tied To Holland Home Ruled As Natural CausesThe Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said it has determined 98-year-old Leon Krynicki died primarily due to heart problems. His hospitalization on Feb. 3 might have been due to over-medication, but the medical examiner’s office said the medication did not contribute to his death about one month later.
2 Illinois Residents Among 3 Who Died Snorkeling In Florida KeysMonroe County Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin says two men and a woman were vacationing with their families in the Keys when they died on Monday.
Source: Assisted Living Facility Tied To Three Deaths Might Have Been UnderstaffedThree employees of a South Holland assisted living facility have been removed from their jobs, after an elderly woman died from an overdose of pain medication. Two other residents who were hospitalized the same day also have died, and understaffing might have been an issue.