| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:12 AM
A small fire broke out early Tuesday at a high-rise building in the Loop, authorities said.
The fire started about 2 a.m. on the top floor of a 15-story building at 122 W. Monroe St.
No one was in the building, which was being renovated, according...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Two women found dead after a suspicious fire in the basement of a two-flat building in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood Thursday night have been identified, authorities said Tuesday.
The fire started about 11:10 p.m. in the 4500 block of West Parker...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Students at a West Town school suffered minor injuries in a pepper spray incident in a classroom, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Fire crews were called to the Ogden International School of Chicago's west campus, 1250 W. Erie St., for the...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:07 AM
Two women were found dead after a fire broke out in the basement of a two-flat building in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood Thursday night, authorities said.
The fire started about 11:10 p.m. in the 4500 block of the West Parker Avenue on the...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:27 AM
A 72-year-old woman was injured in an extra-alarm fire in the Grand Crossing neighborhood Thursday morning.
The fire broke out about 5:24 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Ingleside Avenue, said Police News Affairs Officer Ana Pacheco.
The fire was...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:51 PM
A 1-year-old child and an 18-year-old man were taken to a hospital after they were among three people rescued from an extra-alarm fire in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
The fire started about 3:20 p.m. in two residential...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:03 AM
A fire that started on the second floor of the University Club in the Loop is out, officials said.
The blaze began about 10:10 a.m. in a meeting room on the second story of 76 E. Monroe St., said police and fire officials.
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:12 PM
In the year leading up to the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival, organizers put safeguards in place in case the fire from its main event grew too large. But they never thought there would be no fire at all.
Redmoon Theater artistic director Jim...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:39 PM
As they count down to this weekend’s 37th annual Chicago Marathon, race officials say medical preparations include how to handle suspected cases of Ebola.
Dr. George Champas, head marathon physician, said a staff of 1,500 volunteer medical...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:01 PM
The Ebola story in America — about that single case in Texas — is properly told at a calm and rational distance.
There's the distance between your eyes and the paper or the screen where you're reading or watching the news about Ebola...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:04 PM
When Turhan Ice woke up at his South Side home early this morning, he was jolted when he looked out to find his 1999 GMC Yukon SUV in flames.
The man was getting ready for his job as a plumber and when he called firefighters he was told they were...