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  • Woman dies after falling off stairwell at UIC building

    Woman dies after falling off stairwell at UIC building
    A 20-year-old woman died early Friday after falling off of a public stairwell connected to a University of Illinois at Chicago building, authorities said. Just after 4 a.m. Friday, crews responded to the UIC building at 1007 W. Harrison St. for...
  • Fire crews respond to person on Red Line tracks at 87th Street

    Fire crews respond to person on Red Line tracks at 87th Street
    Chicago Fire DepartmentrespondedThursday night toa person on the Red Line "L" tracks at 87th Street. Red Line service delayed until a little before 9 p.m. after a unauthorized person entered the train right-of-wayat 87th Street and the Dan Ryan...
  • Lake County first responders honored for valor

    Lake County first responders honored for valor
    Four Lake County first responders received the 100 Club of Chicago's Valor Awards for going above and beyond the call of duty. That includes two North Chicago firefighters who had to fight off a dog attacking an elderly woman to save her life, a Lake...
  • Extra-alarm blaze in Heart of Chicago leaves 21 people displaced

    Extra-alarm blaze in Heart of Chicago leaves 21 people displaced
    An extra-alarm fire that tore through two apartment buildings in the Heart of Chicago early Sunday forced 21 people from their homes, officials said. Firefighters were called about 1:40 a.m. to a three-story residential building at 1900 W. 21st St.,...
  • Firefighter injured battling South Side blaze; 6 residents displaced

    Firefighter injured battling South Side blaze; 6 residents displaced
    A firefighter was injured and six people were displaced after a fire erupted in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side. The blaze started around 4:15 a.m. in a two-story home in the 5000 block of South Princeton Avenue, said Chicago Fire...
  • Extra-alarm fire in Pilsen neighborhood

    Extra-alarm fire in Pilsen neighborhood
    Chicago firefighters responded to an extra-alarm fire in the Pilsen neighborhood Monday morning. No one was injured in the fire, in the 1900 block of South Carpenter Street. The first call came in about 8:50 a.m., Chicago Fire Departmentspokesman...
  • Woman, 25, found dead in Northwest Side house fire

    Woman, 25, found dead in Northwest Side house fire
    Police are conducting a death investigation after a 25-year-old woman died in a house fire on the city's Northwest Side late Saturday. The fire happened about 10:30 p.m. in the 6000 block of West Nelson Street in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood,...
  • Emanuel's campaign strategy a political three-step

    Emanuel's campaign strategy a political three-step
    On a recent Saturday morning, Mayor Rahm Emanuel took to the sidewalks in Galewood to knock on the doors of three homes his campaign staff had selected for a visit as TV cameras and reporters looked on. But something unexpected happened during his...
  • Officials: No injuries in Lakeview blaze

    Officials: No injuries in Lakeview blaze
    A fire that erupted in a Lakeview neighborhood home was possibly electrical in nature, police said. Nobody was hurt when a blaze broke out at an unoccupied home Sunday about 3:10 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Roscoe Street, police said. As 3:35 p.m....
  • 1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings on South, West, Northwest sides

    1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings on South, West, Northwest sides
    A man was killed and eightother people, including a 62-year-old woman, were wounded in separate shootings on the South, West and Northwest sides on Monday, Chicago police said. A 24-year-old man died after being shot in the 5700 block of South Morgan...
  • 3 hurt, including 1 firefighter, in 2 fires

    3 hurt, including 1 firefighter, in 2 fires
    Three people, including a firefighter, were injured in two separate fires that broke out Tuesday morning on the Southeast and Near Southwest sides. Two people in their 70s were hurt after a blaze started around 5:05 a.m. in a 1-story house in the...