| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:27 PM
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...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:51 AM
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....
| Jan 15, 2015
| 12:26 AM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:08 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:20 AM
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...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 2:43 AM
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...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 3:33 PM
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....
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:26 PM
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...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 2:32 PM
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...