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  • Garage fire knocks out cable to 4,000 customers on Northwest Side

    Garage fire knocks out cable to 4,000 customers on Northwest Side
    A fire in a garage Thursday evening in the Logan Square neighborhood knocked out Comcast cable and Internet service to about 4,000 homes and businesses, officials said. The fire, which began about 6 p.m., was confined to a two-car garage behind a home...
  • 1 dead, 1 seriously hurt after car skids off Lake Shore Drive onto frozen lagoon

    1 dead, 1 seriously hurt after car skids off Lake Shore Drive onto frozen lagoon
    A woman was killed and a man was critically injured when their Lexus veered off Lake Shore Drive and flipped over on a frozen lagoon in Lincoln Park early Monday morning. Police were called to the 2200 block of North Lake Shore Drive around 1:45 a.m....
  • Man injured in Northwest Side fire

    Man injured in Northwest Side fire
    A man was injured when a fire broke out at an apartment building in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side early Thursday, authorities said. The blaze started around 1:30 a.m. in a three-story building in the 4000 block of North Mozart...
  • Man, 54, injured jumping from roof during West Pullman fire

    Man, 54, injured jumping from roof during West Pullman fire
    One person was hospitalized after jumping from the roof of a West Pullman home during a fire early Monday. About 12:25 a.m., firefighters responded to a fire in the 11500 block of South Lafayette Avenue, said Chicago Fire Department Chief Juan...
  • Fire guts century-old South Loop firehouse converted into restaurant

    Fire guts century-old South Loop firehouse converted into restaurant
    Chicago firefighters were tasked with an emotional assignment in the South Loop on Wednesday: trying to save a historic former fire station from being destroyed in an extra-alarm fire. “It’s a little heartbreaking,” said Deputy District...
  • 3 people injured in West Side blaze

    3 people injured in West Side blaze
    Three people, including a toddler, were hurt in a fire that erupted in a building on the West Side early Friday morning, authorities said. The blaze started around 1:30 a.m. on the second floor of a 2-1/2 story building in the 100 block of North Latrobe...
  • Woman dead, 6 displaced after East Chatham blaze

    Woman dead, 6 displaced after East Chatham blaze
    A woman died in a fire that erupted in a building in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side early Sunday morning, officials said. The blaze started on the third floor of a partially occupied three-story courtyard building around 1:18 a.m. in...
  • Firefighter injured in Far South Side blaze

    Firefighter injured in Far South Side blaze
    A firefighter was injured while battling a blaze in the Cottage Grove Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side early Saturday, authorities said. The fire started sometime after midnight in a two-and-a-half-story building in the 9800 block of South...
  • Extra-alarm fire breaks out at Near North Side highrise building

    Extra-alarm fire breaks out at Near North Side highrise building
    Chicago firefighters were at the scene of an extra-alarm fire that broke out late Sunday afternoon on the upper floor of an Old Town neighborhood highrise building, said officials. At least five ambulances were sent to the building located at 1540 N....
  • Man found dead after South Side house fire

    A man in his 60s was found dead after a house fire in the Calumet Heights neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The man was found dead in a home in the 9100 block of South Crandon Avenue after emergency crews were called to the scene about...
  • Rehab center treats firefighters, paramedics for alcohol problems

    Rehab center treats firefighters, paramedics for alcohol problems
    Scott Schaben started working as a suburban firefighter in the 1980s, bonding with his co-workers over off-duty beers. But his social drinking turned compulsive after he went through a divorce a few years ago, consuming his life until he knew he needed...