Chicago Tribune reporter Peter Nickeas gives details on an overnight West Pullman house fire. (Posted on: March 8, 2013.)

A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.

• Police have issued an alert about a man in his 20s who has been exposing himself and trying to grab girls in the Albany Park and North Park neighborhoods. The man has stopped girls after school and tried to start a conversation, “only to then expose himself or grab at the girls as they flee from him,” according to the alert. Read more

• One person is in ustody and arrest warrants have been issued for two others after a 69-year-old woman was kidnapped from her home and forced to give up information about her bank accounts. Read more

• One person was injured and seven others displaced in an early morning fire at a West Pullman home. The fire broke broke out about 2:20 a.m. but firefighters contained it in under a half hour, a spokesman for the fire department said. Read more