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  • Woman who died after being pulled from Montrose Harbor identified

    Woman who died after being pulled from Montrose Harbor identified
    A Lincolnwood woman who was in critical condition after being rescued from Montrose Harbor has died, officials said. Chicago Fire Department officials were called to Montrose Harbor at 5:48 p.m. Saturday, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Juan...
  • Stone facing on South Side building falls off

    Stone facing on South Side building falls off
    Part of the stone facing on the front of a Bridgeport apartment building fell off this morning, authorities said. A woman hit by debris from the collapse and a young child she was carrying were checked by Chicago Fire Department paramedics following the...
  • In sickness and in health

     In sickness and in health
    Patrick and Angie Jessee were less than three months from their wedding day when they received the news: Patrick had non-Hodgkin lymphoma. His life expectancy, according to his oncologist, was five years. They had planned to wed on Oct. 8, 2011. But...
  • 15-year-old killed as 8 shot across city

    15-year-old killed as 8 shot across city
    A 15-year-old boy died after a shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood Sunday afternoon and seven other people were injured in city gun violence Sunday afternoon and evening, authorities said. Three people were killed and 26 were wounded in shootings...
  • 4 rescued from suspicious South Side apartment fire

    4 rescued from suspicious South Side apartment fire
    Four people, including a young girl, were rescued from a suspicious fire in a large apartment building in the Jackson Park Highlands neighborhood this afternoon, fire officials said. Fire crews were called to the building at 7020 S. Jeffery Boulevard...
  • 1 injured, 11 displaced by North Side fire

    1 injured, 11 displaced by North Side fire
    One person was injured and about a dozen displaced by a fire that broke out in a three-story apartment building in Uptown this morning, authorities said. Emergency crews were called to the building in the 4700 block of North Winthrop Avenue about 10:...
  • Dan Ryan lanes reopened after fatal early-morning crash

    Dan Ryan lanes reopened after fatal early-morning crash
    Authorities have reopened the outbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway at 18th Street after a fatal traffic crash early his morning that left a man dead and three other people hospitalized. A 32-year-old man was killed in the two-vehicle crash, which...
  • Firefighter hurt at South Side fire

    Firefighter hurt at South Side fire
    A Chicago firefighter was hospitalized after suffering a leg injury in a South Side fire Monday morning, officials. The fire began about 9 a.m. at a building in the 6600 block of Bishop Street in the Englewood neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire...
  • Extra-alarm fire at Southwest Side building

    Extra-alarm fire at Southwest Side building
    Chicago firefighters battled an extra-alarm fire at a Southwest Side building Monday evening, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Fire crews were called to the scene about 5:40 p.m. The fire, which was elevated to a 3-11 alarm about 6:15 p.m., was...
  • Diver rescues woman from Chicago River downtown

    Diver rescues woman from Chicago River downtown
    A diver swam out to the middle of the Chicago River downtown and rescued a woman in her 70s who apparently had jumped in early this morning, officials said. The 79-year-old woman jumped into the river shortly before 1 a.m. near Orleans Street....
  • Man dies after motorcycle crash on NW Side

    Man dies after motorcycle crash on NW Side
    A  27-year-old man died following a traffic collision between a car and a motorcycle Saturday afternoon on the Northwest Side. The victim, whose name was not being made public yet, was pronounced dead at 4:34 p.m. at Loyola University Medical Center...