| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:31 AM
A man and woman were hospitalized after a fire broke out in a home in the South Side's Brainerd neighborhood and spread to two adjacent homes early this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The fire started about 4 a.m. in a home in the...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:44 AM
A South Side shooting left four girls and a boy hurt, and on the Northwest Side a 15-year-old girl was shot while riding in a car as shootings across Chicago Sunday night added to the toll of a violent holiday weekend.
At least nine people were killed...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:52 AM
An oil container at a large steel plant caught fire this morning on the Far South Side, but firefighters put out the blaze and reported no injuries.
The fire started about 4:30 a.m. inside the plant, which has a listed address in the 400 block of West...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:07 AM
An 81-year-old man who was injured during a fire in at his Burnside neighborhood home Friday night has died, officials said.
Peter Stewart, 81, of the 700 block of E. 88th Place, was pronounced dead at 9:29 p.m. at Advocate Trinity Hospital, according...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:54 AM
Green Line trains are moving again after a man was found dead early this morning on the CTA tracks near the Pulaski stop, authorities said.
At 8:33 a.m. normal service has resumed to north and southbound trains, according to CTA spokeswoman Catherine...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:43 AM
A Chicago police officer was released from the hospital this morning, hours after a bullet fragment struck him in the head as officers served a search warrant in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, authorities said.
The tactical officer was hit between the...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Ten people were shot overnight across the city, one of them fatally.
Among the surviving wounded is a retired Chicago police sergeant who was wounded in a home invasion about 11:45 p.m. in his East Side home. He's in serious-to-critical condition,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:15 AM
A 23-year-old man was taken to a hospital in serious condition after being shot this morning in the Edgewater Beach neighborhood, authorities said.
Someone shot the man in the abdomen about 7:40 a.m. in the 5800 block of North Kenmore Avenue,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:52 PM
Three people were shot and wounded this afternoon near Jackson Park Hospital, authorities said.
A woman, 30, and two men, ages 25 and 26, were shot about 5 p.m. as they drove on 76th Street near the hospital, police said. They were in a vehicle when...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:16 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's morning coffee fix was interrupted Tuesday when he stopped to comfort a bicyclist involved in an accident with a truck.
Around 8:30 a.m., the mayor stopped to pick up a drink at Big Shoulders Coffee near the intersection of...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:17 PM
The Chicago Fire Department expects to spend more than twice what it thought it would on overtime this year after hiring new firefighters was suspended as the city worked to resolve discrimination lawsuits, Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago said today.