| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:42 PM
A building is not, of course, a living thing, and so, unless it's the one you work in, live in or visit with some regularity, you probably take most of the city's thousands of other buildings for granted.
There are, of course, the stars, those...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Firefighters were still on the scene of a smoldering warehouse in Bridgeport this morning, pouring water on hot spots after a 5-11 alarm fire raced through the five-story building as a third of the department's on-duty personnel fought it.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Fire has rekindled at a Bridgeport warehouse that was gutted by a massive extra-alarm blaze earlier this week.
Fire officials had expected the fire to start up again because of the magnitude of Tuesday night's 5-11 alarm fire and the old timber in the...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 4:34 AM
Eight parked police cars and two dead men -- the victims of Chicago's first double homicide of 2013 -- ringed the outside of Kevin's Hamburger Heaven in Bridgeport early Saturday morning.
The two bodies – one facing north, the other south –...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 8:50 AM
A nearly 100-year-old Bridgeport warehouse is on fire again this morning after it was gutted during a 5-alarm fire on Tuesday, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
About 10 a.m., a tower ladder truck was sent to the scene to handle the rekindle...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Ina Chadwick, whose MouseMuse Productions presents storytelling shows throughout Fairfield County, and who, as a storyteller herself, just took part in the inaugural episode of the new “Get to the Point!” storytelling series at New Haven&...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Officials are trying to identity of a body that was pulled from the Chicago River in an industrial area near the Bridgeport neighborhood.
The body of the male was found floating in the river around at 3:55 p.m. in the 2500 block of South Corbett Street,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:27 AM
A firefighter was taken to a local hospital from the scene of a fire in the Bridgeport neighborhood, fire officials said.
The firefighter started feeling ill at the fire, which broke out early this morning in the 3200 block of South Aberdeen Street,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:31 PM
A man was fatally shot as he parked his car in his garage in the Bridgeport neighborhood this morning and at least six people were wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago, police said.
Bai Wei Wang, 55, of the 3000 block of South Haynes Court,...
| Oct 24, 2012
If you only find yourself in Bridgeport for a Sox game, beers at Maria's Community Bar or the occasional meatball sub at Ricobene's, it's time to return. Three new restaurants have opened in the past month alone, which boosts dining options in this mostly...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 9:48 PM
A dog was pulled out of a three-story Bridgeport neighborhood building after it caught fire this afternoon.
Firefighters were called to the brick three-flat style building in the 800 block of West 33rd Street about 2:15 p.m., but no people were injured,...