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  • Heavy snow comes first, followed by dangerous cold

    Heavy snow comes first, followed by dangerous cold
    Officials expect between 8 and 10 inches of snow to cover the Chicago area by early Sunday evening, right before dangerously low temperatures set in for the beginning of the work week. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning...
  • Prosecutors: Man claims to be firefighter to escape ticket

    Prosecutors: Man claims to be firefighter to escape ticket
    A Northwest Side man was ordered held in lieu of $5,000 bail Sunday after he was charged with pretending to be a firefighter to get out of a traffic ticket. Daniel R. Shafranski, 44, of the 5800 block of West Peterson Avenue, was pulled over at about 10...
  • 3 dogs dead, firefighter injured in South Side fire

    3 dogs dead, firefighter injured in South Side fire
    Three dogs died and a firefighter was injured in an extra-alarm fire in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.  The fire started in a building on the 5400 block of South Justine Avenue and spread to buildings to the north and south,...
  • Dangerous temps, wind chills hit Chicago area

    Dangerous temps, wind chills hit Chicago area
    A dangerous cold front was expected to bring the Chicago area to a crawl Monday, with a flurry of school closings, flight and train cancellations and calls for the public to avoid temperatures expected to drop to at least 10 below zero. Powerful,...
  • Extra-alarm fire ignited by space heater

    Extra-alarm fire ignited by space heater
    An extra-alarm fire caused by a space heater broke out in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Monday night, according to authorities. The fire started after 10 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lowe Avenue when a curtain next to a space heater caught fire,...
  • Dick Wolf talks about his new series 'Chicago PD'

    Dick Wolf talks about his new series 'Chicago PD'
    After a couple of decades of centering his TV empire on New York, the home of "Law & Order" and most of its spinoffs, the veteran producer Dick Wolf has suddenly become a man of the Midwest. His new pair of shows — not an empire yet, but already...
  • Fire Department: North Side fire was 'incendiary'

    Fire Department: North Side fire was 'incendiary'
    A fire in an Edgewater Beach neighborhood apartment building that left eight people injured, one critically, was started by someone, and the investigation has been turned over to police, officials said Thursday. The Chicago Police Department’s...
  • 10 taken to hospitals after extra-alarm Little Village fire

    10 taken to hospitals after extra-alarm Little Village fire
    Ten people were taken to local hospitals this morning after an extra-alarm fire that spread from one building to two others in the West Side's Little Village neighborhood. The injured included four children, but all ten were doing well, Chicago Fire...
  • Blue Line 'L' resumes normal service after fire under train

    Blue Line 'L' resumes normal service after fire under train
    A small fire under an 'L' train halted downtown Blue Line service near the Rosemont Station on Friday night, a CTA spokeswoman said. The fire under the train west of the Rosemont Station began around 9 p.m. and was put out by the Chicago Fire Department...
  • Leaky roof forces churchgoers to leave services

    Leaky roof forces churchgoers to leave services
    Churchgoers were ordered to leave during a service this morning because of a water leak in roof of a church in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. No one was hurt and the roof of the 2-story building with a storefront in the 4900 block of South...
  • Police: Boy, 6, bitten by grandmother's parrot

    Police: Boy, 6, bitten by grandmother's parrot
    A 6-year-old boy is in good condition after being bitten by his grandmother's parrot this afternoon in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, police said. It happened at 12:49 p.m. in the 1700 block of West 19th Street, according to Chicago Police...