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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...
  • 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...
  • Crews struggle to get enough water to fight extra-alarm fire

    Crews struggle to get enough water to fight extra-alarm fire
    An extra-alarm fire destroyed three buildings, at least half a dozen semis and thousands of wooden pallets at a Little Village business overnight, according to authorities. A giant plume of black smoke could be seen from the Circle Interchange downtown...
  • Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show

     Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show
    As many as 40 crude oil trains, each carrying a million or more gallons of the flammable liquid involved in several recent fiery derailments, roll through the Chicago area weekly, documents obtained by the Tribune show. Although mile-long trains hauling...
  • Chicago Fire Department accepting applications for firefighters, EMTs

    Chicago Fire Department accepting applications for firefighters, EMTs
    For the first time in a decade, the Chicago Fire Department began accepting online applications today for firefighter-EMT positions. Applicants will be required to take a written test that will be administered Dec. 13-14. Qualified candidates will also...
  • Rogers Park police involved shooting leaves 1 wounded

    Rogers Park police involved shooting leaves 1 wounded
    Police shot and wounded a man this morning in the Rogers Park neighborhood, autorities said. A male was shot in the 1500 block of West Birchwood Avenue about 11:25 a.m., said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford. Police fired a weapon at...
  • 9 injured in West Side crash

    9 injured in West Side crash
    Nine people were injured, three of them seriously, in a four-vehicle crash in the Austin neighborhood this afternoon, officials said. An Emergency Medical Services Plan 1 was called for the crash about 4:45 p.m. at Roosevelt Road and Central Avenue....