| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:19 AM
Shootings on the West Side left one man dead and four people hurt Saturday, including three teenagers wounded in a shooting in the Lawndale neighborhood, authorities said.
About 7:40 p.m. Saturday, 32-year-old Michael Redmond was fatally shot in the...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:05 PM
A man who was found dead in an apartment in the South Chicago neighborhood early Friday was shot to death and police are conducting a homicide investigation, officials said Saturday.
The victim, who was 31 years old, was found as firefighters fought a...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:40 PM
The water tower that burst, leaking 18,000 gallons of water and causing the tower to tilt on top of a River North building, was removed from the building this afternoon.
Construction crews lowered it to the ground Saturday afternoon.
The tank appeared...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:52 PM
One person was killed and seven more were seriously injured in a crash in the Logan Square neighborhood this morning.
The crash happened about 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Kimball and Fullerton avenues on the Northwest Side.
At about 5:30 a.m., a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:31 PM
CHICAGO -- A 16-year-old boy was killed and three other people were wounded when a masked gunman walked up to them in a McDonald's parking lot and opened fire Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
The boy was shot in the head and was dead at the scene,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A basement fire sent smoke rising to the upper floors of a North Side high-rise overnight but caused no serious injuries, authorities said.
A doorman in the 16-story building reported the fire just after 10 p.m., Chicago Fire Department commissioner...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:45 PM
An 18-year-old Chicago man was hospitalized after being shot in Evanston this afternoon, Evanston police said.
The shooting happened at about 2:30 p.m. on the 500 block of Howard Street, Evanston police said.
The man was shot multiple times and taken to...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:47 PM
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...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:25 PM
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:...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 11:03 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:12 AM
A Chicago firefighter was hospitalized after suffering a leg injury in a South Side fire Monday morning, officials.
The fire began about 9 a.m. at a building in the 6600 block of Bishop Street in the Englewood neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire...