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  • Delays reported on Metra West Line after train hits semi

    Delays reported on Metra West Line after train hits semi
    A Union Pacific West Line Metra train struck a semitruck Thursday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, causing temporary delays, officials said. While no injuries were reported, Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene...
  • 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....
  • Fire guts century-old South Loop firehouse converted into restaurant

    Fire guts century-old South Loop firehouse converted into restaurant
    Chicago firefighters were tasked with an emotional assignment in the South Loop on Wednesday: trying to save a historic former fire station from being destroyed in an extra-alarm fire. “It’s a little heartbreaking,” said Deputy District...
  • 3 people injured in West Side blaze

    3 people injured in West Side blaze
    Three people, including a toddler, were hurt in a fire that erupted in a building on the West Side early Friday morning, authorities said. The blaze started around 1:30 a.m. on the second floor of a 2-1/2 story building in the 100 block of North Latrobe...
  • Woman dead, 6 displaced after East Chatham blaze

    Woman dead, 6 displaced after East Chatham blaze
    A woman died in a fire that erupted in a building in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side early Sunday morning, officials said. The blaze started on the third floor of a partially occupied three-story courtyard building around 1:18 a.m. in...
  • 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 leaps from burning West Side hotel

    Man leaps from burning West Side hotel
    A man jumped from a third-story window during an extra-alarm fire Saturday morning on the West Side. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. Three other people...
  • 5 children, 2 adults injured in Jackson Park crash

    5 children, 2 adults injured in Jackson Park crash
    Five children and two adults were critically injured in a single-car crash in Jackson Park overnight Tuesday, authorities said. Firefighters were called to the scene of the accident at East Marquette Drive and South Richards Drive about midnight and...
  • 4 shot, 1 fatally, in Humboldt Park are casualties of ongoing clash

    4 shot, 1 fatally, in Humboldt Park are casualties of ongoing clash
    Four men shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side on Wednesday are casualties of an ongoing conflict along Chicago Avenue where control of drug sales sometimes leads to weekslong bouts of violence, according to police and neighbors. The...
  • Peoples Gas: Heat should be back in Edison Park homes by midday

    Peoples Gas: Heat should be back in Edison Park homes by midday
    Heat should be restored by midday to more than 80 Edison Park homes after work crews ruptured a main and cut off gas overnight, officials said. The natural gas main was damaged about 8:20 p.m. Wednesday in the 6700 block of North Oconto Avenue,...