| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:07 AM
An 81-year-old man who was injured during a fire in at his Burnside neighborhood home Friday night has died, officials said.
Peter Stewart, 81, of the 700 block of E. 88th Place, was pronounced dead at 9:29 p.m. at Advocate Trinity Hospital, according...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:52 AM
An oil container at a large steel plant caught fire this morning on the Far South Side, but firefighters put out the blaze and reported no injuries.
The fire started about 4:30 a.m. inside the plant, which has a listed address in the 400 block of West...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:10 PM
A man who did security work for Chicago rapper Twista was found shot to death and lit on fire in a South Side home Friday.
The man was identified as Davy Easterling by the Cook County medical examiner’s office Sunday.
Easterling was found in...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:31 AM
A man and woman were hospitalized after a fire broke out in a home in the South Side's Brainerd neighborhood and spread to two adjacent homes early this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The fire started about 4 a.m. in a home in the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:09 AM
A 25-year-old man fatally shot in the Lawndale neighborhood Thursday has been identified.
The man killed was Eric Woods, who lived at the same address where the shooting happened, a representative of the Cook County medical examiner's office said this...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:10 PM
A man was taken to a hospital in serious-to-critical condition after he became unconscious while working on electrical cables underground at at a construction site this afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood.
Chicago Fire Department companies were...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The body of a man was found as firefighters extinguished a blaze in the Fulton River neighborhood this morning.
The small fire broke out around 10:10 a.m. in a residence in the 300 block of North Canal Street, according to Chicago Fire Department...
| Feb 26, 2014
Jimmy Fallon needs help.
Now that Fallon, the new "Tonight Show" host, has accepted Mayor Rahm Emanuel's challenge to take the Chicago Polar Plunge on Sunday, the least we can do is to offer the poor lad some survival tips.
For counsel, I turned to...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Dusek's 1227 W. 18th St. 312-526-3851
The restaurant debuts Brooklyn Brewery's Swedish-style Hammarby Syndrome ale ($6 includes a take-home snifter) and serves it as part of a Brooklyn Brewmaster Reserve Beers flight with food...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:05 PM
A man who was found dead in an apartment in the South Chicago neighborhood early Friday was shot to death and police are conducting a homicide investigation, officials said Saturday.
The victim, who was 31 years old, was found as firefighters fought a...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:19 AM
Shootings on the West Side left one man dead and four people hurt Saturday, including three teenagers wounded in a shooting in the Lawndale neighborhood, authorities said.
About 7:40 p.m. Saturday, 32-year-old Michael Redmond was fatally shot in the...