Cook County Medical Examiner
Co-workers of a Lansing man found dead in a retention ditch nearly a week after he went missing are raising funds to assist his family with funeral costs as authorities await word on his cause of death.
LANSING | The body of a Lansing man missing for nearly a week was found Thursday night.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Officials with Thornton Township High School District 205 are preparing to pay tribute to the memory of a security guard who died last week while trying to break up a fight among two female students at Thornwood High School.
HOMEWOOD | A Homewood man died early Sunday of a gunshot wound following a report of a distubance outside his home.
MERRILLVILLE | A man being sought in connection with an apparent homicide of a Merrillville woman was found dead in a Cook County motel room, police said in a news release Saturday.
CHICAGO | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s pick for medical examiner will not be able to start until early September, causing the County Board on Tuesday to approve an interim appointment.
CHICAGO | A Chicago man who drove the wrong way on the Bishop Ford freeway on April 30 and killed a Dolton man in a crash has died.
HARVEY | A 69-year-old Harvey man was killed and two others wounded in a shooting early Friday, police said.
HARVEY | Harvey police are seeking charges against a man in custody in connection with a fatal stabbing at his home Tuesday night, officials said.
HAMMOND | A man who jumped from a moving vehicle in Hammond during a domestic dispute Monday afternoon has died.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A Chicago Heights woman shot in her Hickory Street home died late Tuesday, the Cook County medical examiner's office said.
CHICAGO | The Cook County Board's Finance Committee is going to investigate operating conditions at the medical examiner's office after news reports detailed alleged problems at the office.
SAUK VILLAGE | The identities of two men found shot to death in a Sauk Village home Tuesday night have been released.
SAUK VILLAGE | The recent fatal shooting of two young men has neighbors fearing for their safety.
CALUMET CITY | Two men found dead in a Calumet City alley Wednesday were shot multiple times in the head, Police Chief Edward Gilmore said.
A man in his 20s was found dead on the street in Harvey early Thursday, officials said.
LANSING | The person struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Lansing Tuesday night has been identified as a 16-year-old student, police said.
ILLINOIS | At least three fires -- one fatal -- blazed through the south suburbs Friday.
VALPARAISO | A second doctor took the stand Wednesday on behalf of prosecutors and said she believes 6-month-old Chesterton resident Nicholas Munden died of child abuse.
CRETE | A woman was struck and killed in an alleged drunken driving crash early Monday at Balmoral Park Racetrack in Crete, officials said.
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