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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • No one hurt when house explodes

    No one hurt when house explodes
    No one was hurt when a house exploded Tuesday morning in Chicago’s Morgan Park community, apparently because of a natural gas leak from a city crew puncturing a gas line. The house in the 2100 block of West 107th Place blew up about 8:30 a.m.,...
  • Rehab center treats firefighters, paramedics for alcohol problems

    Rehab center treats firefighters, paramedics for alcohol problems
    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...
  • Firefighter injured in Far South Side blaze

    Firefighter injured in Far South Side blaze
    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...
  • Man found dead after South Side house fire

    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...
  • Extra-alarm fire breaks out at Near North Side highrise building

    Extra-alarm fire breaks out at Near North Side highrise building
    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....
  • 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...
  • 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....