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  • Man bites paramedic in the Loop

    Man bites paramedic in the Loop
    Two Chicago Fire Department personnel were hospitalized early Thursday after a man bit one of them and injured the other in the Loop, officials said. The incident happened about 2 a.m. in the 200 block of West Jackson Boulevard, said Fire Department...
  • No injuries reported following Chatham fire

    No injuries reported following Chatham fire
    Firefighters battled a blaze early Tuesday morning in the city's Chatham neighborhood. Fire crews were called to the 8200 block of South Langley Avenue just before 2 a.m., said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Will Knight. Crews quickly...
  • Small fire breaks out in Loop high-rise

    Small fire breaks out in Loop high-rise
    A small fire broke out early Tuesday at a high-rise building in the Loop, authorities said. The fire started about 2 a.m. on the top floor of a 15-story building at 122 W. Monroe St. No one was in the building, which was being renovated, according...
  • Aldermen urge mayor's office to keep tabs on transportation companies

    Aldermen urge mayor's office to keep tabs on transportation companies
    Aldermen on Friday pressed the head of Chicago's Business Affairs office to make sure the ride-share companies that compete with taxi cabs honor new city regulations, but questioned whether there are enough inspectors on the payroll to keep sufficient...
  • 2 women found dead after Northwest Side fire identified

    2 women found dead after Northwest Side fire identified
    Two women found dead after a suspicious fire in the basement of a two-flat building in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood Thursday night have been identified, authorities said Tuesday. The fire started about 11:10 p.m. in the 4500 block of West Parker...
  • 2 women found dead after Northwest Side blaze

    2 women found dead after Northwest Side blaze
    Two women were found dead after a fire broke out in the basement of a two-flat building in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood Thursday night, authorities said. The fire started about 11:10 p.m. in the 4500 block of the West Parker Avenue on the...
  • Woman, 72, injured in extra-alarm fire in Grand Crossing

    Woman, 72, injured in extra-alarm fire in Grand Crossing
    A 72-year-old woman was injured in an extra-alarm fire in the Grand Crossing neighborhood Thursday morning.  The fire broke out about 5:24 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Ingleside Avenue, said Police News Affairs Officer Ana Pacheco.  The fire was...
  • 1-year-old and teen among 3 rescued from extra-alarm fire

    1-year-old and teen among 3 rescued from extra-alarm fire
    A 1-year-old child and an 18-year-old man were taken to a hospital after they were among three people rescued from an extra-alarm fire in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. The fire started about 3:20 p.m. in two residential...
  • Small fire in Loop club extinguished

    Small fire in Loop club extinguished
    A fire that started on the second floor of the University Club in the Loop is out, officials said. The blaze began about 10:10 a.m. in a meeting room on the second story of 76 E. Monroe St., said police and fire officials. “It’s nothing...
  • Chicago fire festival organizers seek redemption

     Chicago fire festival organizers seek redemption
    In the year leading up to the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival, organizers put safeguards in place in case the fire from its main event grew too large. But they never thought there would be no fire at all. Redmoon Theater artistic director Jim...
  • Eight things I learned during my 'Chicago Fire' set visit

    Media was invited last month to meet with the casts of NBC’s “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago PD” at Cinespace Film Studios on the Near West Side and take a bus tour of some filming locations. The six-hour experience was...