| Mar 31, 2015
| 3:24 AM
Three people, including a firefighter, were injured in two separate fires that broke out Tuesday morning on the Southeast and Near Southwest sides.
Two people in their 70s were hurt after a blaze started around 5:05 a.m. in a 1½-story house in the...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 10:25 PM
A man was killed and eight other people, including a 62-year-old woman, were wounded in separate shootings on the South, West and Northwest sides on Monday, Chicago police said.
A 24-year-old man died after being shot in the 5700 block of South Morgan...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 4:34 PM
A small fire at a Gold Coast high-rise building was quickly put out Friday evening, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Firefighers were called to the building in the 1100 block of North Dearborn Street about 5:50 p.m.
The fire in an 11th...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 2:51 AM
Two firefighters were injured while battling a fire early Monday morning in the West Town neighborhood.
The fire started around 2:41 a.m. in a one-story commercial building in the 2200 block of West Grand Avenue, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Jeff...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 9:06 AM
A 78-year-old man died Saturday night following an extra alarm blaze in a high-rise building on the Near West Side.
Fire crews were called to the high-rise building at 300 South Damen Avenue about 11:15 p.m. Saturday and arrived on the scene shortly...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 5:35 AM
An extra-alarm fire overnight destroyed an industrial building on the Southwest Side that housed several businesses, including one that produces chemicals for fire extinguishers, but no injuries were reported, authorities said.
The two-story building in...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 10:05 AM
Six people, including a firefighter, were taken to area hospitals following a fire at a South Shore apartment building, fire officials said.
The fire in the four-story courtyard building in the 7800 block of South Essex Avenue was called in about 9:20...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 11:22 AM
A fire started in an underground electrical vault, prompting an evacuation in the Uptown neighborhood Tuesday morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
No one was hurt during the incident in the 5000 block of Broadway Street about 9:20 a.m.,...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:47 AM
Janice Hooper stood on a sidewalk in West Englewood early Thursday morning and watched as fire crews finished putting out a blaze that destroyed her home of 12 years.
Hooper, 60, was among 12 people displaced by the fire, which began in her one-and-a-...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:29 PM
A man was hospitalized in good condition after being rescued Monday afternoon from the Chicago River in the Loop, officials said.
Chicago Fire Department personnel responded near LaSalle Street and Wacker Drive at 2:34 p.m. for a person in the water,...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:22 PM
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...