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  • Man found dead by firefighters battling West Side blaze

    Man found dead by firefighters battling West Side blaze
    A man was found dead in a building that caught on fire Tuesday evening in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said. The blaze started on the first floor of a two-story residential building in the 400 block of North Leclaire...
  • 3 hurt in Near West Side apartment building fire

    3 hurt in Near West Side apartment building fire
    Three people suffered minor injuries in a fire at a Near West Side apartment building Thursday evening, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman said. The fire in the building at 150 S. Campbell Ave. was called in about 5 p.m., and fire officials called an...
  • Body found inside West Rogers Park home day after fire

    Body found inside West Rogers Park home day after fire
    A man was found dead inside a building that burned early Sunday in Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood that left at least one other man critically hurt, officials said Monday night. The victim, a male whose name was not immediately known, was dead...
  • Pilot 'shook up' after small plane slides off Midway runway

    Pilot 'shook up' after small plane slides off Midway runway
    A pilot is being evaluated after his small plane slid off the runway at Midway Airport on Monday afternoon, according to the Chicago Fire Department. The pilot, the only person on the plane, was described as “just shook up’’ and was...
  • Fire breaks out at high-rise building on Near North Side

    Fire breaks out at high-rise building on Near North Side
    At least six ambulances were sent to the scene of a fire that broke out at a high-rise building Saturday afternoon in the city's Near North neighborhood. An emergency medical services plan 1 was called at the building at 1531 N. Clybourn Ave., which...
  • Fire erupts at West Side commercial building

    Fire erupts at West Side commercial building
    Firefighters battled a stubborn blaze at a West Side commercial building Thursday night. The fire at 1414 S. Western Ave., which began about 7:30 p.m., was largely confined to a one-story loading dock area attached to a four-story brick building, said...
  • Police, paramedics struggling with unplowed side streets

    Police, paramedics struggling with unplowed side streets
    Chicago police and paramedics are having the same issues navigating the city as everyone else – side streets aren’t plowed and the snow often sits higher than the bottom of cars. “We haven’t had any issues I’m aware of...
  • 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...