| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:26 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 3:33 PM
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....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:20 AM
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...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 2:43 AM
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...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 11:56 AM
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:24 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:24 PM
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.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:21 AM
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,...