| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:48 PM
A fire in an Edgewater Beach neighborhood apartment building that left eight people injured, one critically, was started by someone, and the investigation has been turned over to police, officials said Thursday.
The Chicago Police Department’s...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:23 AM
A small fire under an 'L' train halted downtown Blue Line service near the Rosemont Station on Friday night, a CTA spokeswoman said.
The fire under the train west of the Rosemont Station began around 9 p.m. and was put out by the Chicago Fire Department...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 4:50 AM
Ten people were taken to local hospitals this morning after an extra-alarm fire that spread from one building to two others in the West Side's Little Village neighborhood.
The injured included four children, but all ten were doing well, Chicago Fire...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Churchgoers were ordered to leave during a service this morning because of a water leak in roof of a church in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
No one was hurt and the roof of the 2-story building with a storefront in the 4900 block of South...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A 6-year-old boy is in good condition after being bitten by his grandmother's parrot this afternoon in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, police said.
It happened at 12:49 p.m. in the 1700 block of West 19th Street, according to Chicago Police...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:37 AM
A man was critically injured after being shot this evening in the West Englewood neighborhood, officials said.
The shooting happened about 8:45 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Damen Avenue, authorities said.
A 20-year-old man was taken in serious-to-...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:24 AM
Two men were injured in a South Side fire Monday night.
The fire broke out about 10:20 p.m. in the 700 block of East 92nd Street in the Burnside neighborhood.
Firefighters found one man on the second floor of the abandoned house, Chicago Fire...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Power was shut off to the CTA Red Line south of 63rd Street for about two hours after a man who had been threatening to jump from an overpass went down to the "L" rail bed and started walking along it, officials said.
Two lanes in each direction of...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:02 AM
Firefighters extinguished an extra-alarm fire that tore through a dollar store in the South Side's Chatham neighborhood early this morning, a fire supervisor said.
The fire in the Dollar & Up store, at the southwest corner of East 75th Street and...
| Jan 19, 2014
On Oct. 18, 1958, a bizarre-looking apparatus responded to a blaze at a lumberyard on Cermak Road, raised a steel arm hinged in the middle like an elbow, and revolutionized firefighting the world over.
"A fireman in a crow's nest at the top of the tower...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Five people were hurt in an early-morning traffic crash near Grant Park in downtown Chicago, fire officials said.
The crash, involving a Toyota Camry and a Hyundai Elantra, happened just after 2 a.m. near the intersection of South Columbus Drive and...