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  • 4 shot, 1 fatally, in Humboldt Park are casualties of ongoing clash

    4 shot, 1 fatally, in Humboldt Park are casualties of ongoing clash
    Four men shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side on Wednesday are casualties of an ongoing conflict along Chicago Avenue where control of drug sales sometimes leads to weekslong bouts of violence, according to police and neighbors. The...
  • 5 children, 2 adults injured in Jackson Park crash

    5 children, 2 adults injured in Jackson Park crash
    Five children and two adults were critically injured in a single-car crash in Jackson Park overnight Tuesday, authorities said. Firefighters were called to the scene of the accident at East Marquette Drive and South Richards Drive about midnight and...
  • Man leaps from burning West Side hotel

    Man leaps from burning West Side hotel
    A man jumped from a third-story window during an extra-alarm fire Saturday morning on the West Side. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. Three other people...
  • Man injured, 12 displaced in South Side fire

    Man injured, 12 displaced in South Side fire
    A man was injured and 12 other people were displaced when a fire broke out in a three-story building on the South Side on Wednesday evening, authorities said. The blaze started around 10:10 p.m. in a mixed-use building on the corner of East 76th...
  • Delays reported on Metra West Line after train hits semi

    Delays reported on Metra West Line after train hits semi
    A Union Pacific West Line Metra train struck a semitruck Thursday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, causing temporary delays, officials said. While no injuries were reported, Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene...
  • 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...