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  • One dead, one critical in West Side fire

    One dead, one critical in West Side fire
    A woman is dead and her husband critically injured after a Sunday morning fire at a West Side home, Chicago fire officials said. The Chicago Fire Department received a call about the fire at about 5:43 a.m. in the 900 block of North Lawndale Avenue,...
  • Longtime WGN Radio crime reporter Larry Schreiner dies at age 72

    Longtime WGN Radio crime reporter Larry Schreiner dies at age 72
    Former WGN radio reporter Larry Schreiner, a legendary crime reporter who covered the John Wayne Gacy serial killings, the Palatine murders and the death of Mayor Harold Washington, passed away Thursday night of cardiac arrest, according to his son Mark...
  • Strip mall attack wounds 6 as city shootings leave 11 hurt

    Strip mall attack wounds 6 as city shootings leave 11 hurt
    Shootings on the South and Northwest sides left 11 people injured Monday afternoon and evening, among them six people injured in a single shooting in a South Shore strip mall. The strip mall shooting happened about 8:05 p.m. in the 2600 block of East...
  • Search suspended for 2 missing after boat capsizes in Lake Michigan

    Search suspended for 2 missing after boat capsizes in Lake Michigan
    Rescue efforts have been suspended for two people missing since a boat capsized over the weekend on Lake Michigan, about 6 miles from Chicago's shoreline, authorities said. Two other passengers were pulled from the water Sunday morning, but one of...
  • Three-alarm fire deemed 'suspicious'

    Three-alarm fire deemed 'suspicious'
    An extra-alarm fire that spread among four buildings was deemed "suspicious" by Chicago Fire Department investigators. The fire started about 4:30 a.m. in the 8900 block of South Commercial Avenue on the Southeast Side and soon spread to neighboring...
  • 3 dead, including 58-year-old woman, 11 injured in shootings on South, West Sides

    3 dead, including 58-year-old woman, 11 injured in shootings on South, West Sides
    A 58-year-old woman was killed and two others were injured in a shooting in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, several hours after a man was shot and seriously wounded near a Lawndale school Thursday afternoon, officials said. A total of 14...
  • Cops: 14 vehicles torched in Englewood, West Englewood

    Cops: 14 vehicles torched in Englewood, West Englewood
    When Turhan Ice woke up at his South Side home early this morning, he was jolted when he looked out to find his 1999 GMC Yukon SUV in flames. The man was getting ready for his job as a plumber and when he called firefighters he was told they were...
  • 15-year-old killed as 8 shot across city

    15-year-old killed as 8 shot across city
    A 15-year-old boy died after a shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood Sunday afternoon and seven other people were injured in city gun violence Sunday afternoon and evening, authorities said. Three people were killed and 26 were wounded in shootings...
  • Stone facing on South Side building falls off

    Stone facing on South Side building falls off
    Part of the stone facing on the front of a Bridgeport apartment building fell off this morning, authorities said. A woman hit by debris from the collapse and a young child she was carrying were checked by Chicago Fire Department paramedics following the...
  • Woman who died after being pulled from Montrose Harbor identified

    Woman who died after being pulled from Montrose Harbor identified
    A Lincolnwood woman who was in critical condition after being rescued from Montrose Harbor has died, officials said. Chicago Fire Department officials were called to Montrose Harbor at 5:48 p.m. Saturday, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Juan...
  • 1 injured, 11 displaced by North Side fire

    1 injured, 11 displaced by North Side fire
    One person was injured and about a dozen displaced by a fire that broke out in a three-story apartment building in Uptown this morning, authorities said. Emergency crews were called to the building in the 4700 block of North Winthrop Avenue about 10:...