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  • Extra-alarm fire guts building in Englewood

    Extra-alarm fire guts building in Englewood
    Chicago firefighters spent most of the night battling an extra-alarm blaze in the Englewood neighborhood that started in the basement of a commercial building and burst through the roof of the third floor. No injuries were reported in the fire, which was...
  • 4 dead, 13 wounded during city shootings

    4 dead, 13 wounded during city shootings
    Four men were shot dead in separate attacks early Sunday morning and at least 13 other people have been wounded during shootings since Saturday afternoon, authorities said. A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in the Little Village neighborhood at...
  • Chicago apartment fire kills four children trapped inside

    Chicago apartment fire kills four children trapped inside
    A fire that ripped through an apartment building on Chicago's south side Monday killed four children trapped inside and injured their mother and her boyfriend as they jumped from a window to escape the flames, officials said. The siblings ranged in...
  • Man dies after jumping into Southwest Side canal

    Man dies after jumping into Southwest Side canal
    Chicago Fire Department divers removed a man from the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal on Wednesday night after he was spotted jumping in, according to the department. The man was seen jumping into the canal near 3800 S. Pulaski Road, according to the...
  • 8 injured in crash involving CTA bus on South Side

    8 injured in crash involving CTA bus on South Side
    At least eight people were injured late Saturday morning in an accident involving a CTA bus and a U-Haul truck on the South Side in the city's Chatham neighborhood. The accident happened about 11:15 a.m. at 79th Street and King Drive, according to...
  • Fire truck rear-ended on the Bishop Ford

    Fire truck rear-ended on the Bishop Ford
    Two people were seriously hurt when the vehicle they were in rear-ended a fire truck on the scene of another crash this morning on the Bishop Ford Freeway on the Far South Side, authorities said. The first wreck happened about 5:50 a.m. on the Bishop...
  • 2 dead, 6 hurt in shootings on South, West sides

    2 dead, 6 hurt in shootings on South, West sides
    A 17-year-old boy was one of two people killed in six shootings late Sunday and early Monday morning on the South and West sides. The boy, later identified as Jerome N. Harris, was shot about 9 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of West 112th Place in the...
  • Teen shot to death on South Side

    Teen shot to death on South Side
    An 18-year-old man was shot to death near the border of the Back of the Yards and Englewood neighborhoods on the South Side this morning, officials said. Officers responded to calls of shots fired around 7:35 a.m. and found the man lying in the street...
  • Acid spill near U.S. Cellular Field doesn't interrupt game

    Acid spill near U.S. Cellular Field doesn't interrupt game
    Streets near U.S. Cellular Field were closed Wednesday afternoon, along with the CTA Red Line stop at 35th Street, as emergency crews worked to contain the leak of about 500 gallons of muriatic acid from a truck, officials said. A Level II hazardous...
  • Man killed, 7 people hurt in shootings

    Man killed, 7 people hurt in shootings
    A man was killed and two teenagers wounded Tuesday night in one of six shootings across the city since early afternoon. The fatal shooting happened about 10 p.m. in the 200 block of South Western Avenue, Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. A...
  • Air & Water Show thrills aviation enthusiasts

      Air & Water Show thrills aviation enthusiasts
    For aviation enthusiast Tracey Steele, the Chicago Air and Water Show is practically a holiday. Each year, on the show's first day, she heads up to the empty rooftop of her North Lake Shore Drive building at 6 a.m. to scope out the best viewing spot for...