| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Chicago Fire Department crews rescued a woman from the Chicago River in the Loop late this morning, police said.
Emergency personnel responded to calls of a person in the water about 11:45 a.m. in the 500 block of West Adams Street, police said....
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:56 AM
A 31-year-old woman was rescued by firefighters this morning from the frigid waters of Lake Michigan on the North Side.
It was not known how she got in the water but firefighters from an engine company were able to pluck her out about 7 a.m. in the 3700...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:04 AM
A 60-year-old man was taken to a hospital early this morning after accidentally plunging over a CTA platform and falling onto the tracks in a Loop subway, police said.
The man had been looking for the train when he accidentally fell over the platform...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:52 PM
One person was killed and seven more were seriously injured in a crash in the Logan Square neighborhood this morning.
The crash happened about 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Kimball and Fullerton avenues on the Northwest Side.
At about 5:30 a.m., a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:31 PM
CHICAGO -- A 16-year-old boy was killed and three other people were wounded when a masked gunman walked up to them in a McDonald's parking lot and opened fire Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
The boy was shot in the head and was dead at the scene,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A basement fire sent smoke rising to the upper floors of a North Side high-rise overnight but caused no serious injuries, authorities said.
A doorman in the 16-story building reported the fire just after 10 p.m., Chicago Fire Department commissioner...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:47 PM
A woman is being investigated for abuse after her son was found in critical condition with life-threatening burns in the South Shore neighborhood, officials said.
Officers responding to a call found the boy, who is 4 months shy of his second birthday,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Officials have not been able to determine the cause of a fire Thursday on the West Side where a 62-year-old handicapped man was pronounced dead but officials believe a space heater may have contributed, officials said today.
The fire was reported at 5:...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
A 3-year-old boy was killed and another child critically injured when an extra-alarm fire swept two homes in the South Austin neighborhood Friday night, authorities said.
Two adults were also hospitalized, one of them in critical condition, after the...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Blue Line trains were delayed briefly this evening after smoke was reported coming from under a southbound train near Grand Avenue, officials said.
Smoke was reported coming from under the train about 5:45 p.m., and passengers were taken off the train...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:00 PM
No one was seriously injured but 20 people were taken to hospitals for observation after a student released pepper spray in a classroom at Chicago Military Academy, officials said.
An Emergency Medical Services Plan 1 was called around 11:45 a.m. today...