| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:18 PM
A retired 93-year old priest fell into Monroe Harbor in his wheelchair this afternoon after he and his caretaker were distracted by the Chicago Air and Water Show, officials said.
The man was pulled from Lake Michigan near the Chicago Yacht Club by good...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Shootings Sunday morning and into the night on Chicago's South Side left two people dead in a domestic related murder-suicide and another six wounded, according to police.
The two fatalities occurred in an incident in the 400 block of West 104th...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:49 PM
A toddler was taken to a hospital in serious condition after she fell from a second-floor window on the West Side, police and fire officials said.
It happened about 5:20 p.m. in the 1600 block of South Trumbull Avenue, said Chicago Fire Department...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Chicago firefighters are battling an electrical fire in a high-rise building near the University of Chicago campus, authorities said.
Around 4 p.m. today, fire crews responded to 5825 S. Dorchester Ave., where electric transformers in the basement of an...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:52 PM
By all accounts, Heather Mack's relationship with her mother was volatile, with police often called to their former home in Oak Park.
Now, after Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was found on Tuesday stuffed inside a suitcase at a luxury resort in Bali,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:04 AM
A woman suffered smoke inhalation this morning in an extra-alarm fire at a four-story building in the South Loop.
Chicago firefighters and paramedics were called shortly before 8 a.m. to a building in the 1100 block of South Plymouth Court and...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A group of Chicago firefighters has hired a lawyer in anticipation of a possible legal challenge to a city hiring policy that will give graduates of Chicago public high schools an advantage in an upcoming Fire Department exam.
The firefighters say the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:28 AM
South Side shootings left at least eight people wounded Wednesday night, a number of them seriously, according to police.
Six of the eight people shot between about 7:45 p.m. and 12:40 a.m. were wounded in the city's Gresham police district.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:41 AM
A woman died and two others were injured after a Logan Square storefront they had been occupying caught fire Thursday night, according to authorities.
A mattress in a back bedroom of the building, in the 3400 block of West Armitage Avenue, caught fire...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:21 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:11 AM
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...