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  • Extra-alarm fire ignited by space heater

    Extra-alarm fire ignited by space heater
    An extra-alarm fire caused by a space heater broke out in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Monday night, according to authorities. The fire started after 10 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lowe Avenue when a curtain next to a space heater caught fire,...
  • Dick Wolf talks about his new series 'Chicago PD'

    Dick Wolf talks about his new series 'Chicago PD'
    After a couple of decades of centering his TV empire on New York, the home of "Law & Order" and most of its spinoffs, the veteran producer Dick Wolf has suddenly become a man of the Midwest. His new pair of shows — not an empire yet, but already...
  • Fire Department: North Side fire was 'incendiary'

    Fire Department: North Side fire was 'incendiary'
    A fire in an Edgewater Beach neighborhood apartment building that left eight people injured, one critically, was started by someone, and the investigation has been turned over to police, officials said Thursday. The Chicago Police Department’s...
  • 10 taken to hospitals after extra-alarm Little Village fire

    10 taken to hospitals after extra-alarm Little Village fire
    Ten people were taken to local hospitals this morning after an extra-alarm fire that spread from one building to two others in the West Side's Little Village neighborhood. The injured included four children, but all ten were doing well, Chicago Fire...
  • Blue Line 'L' resumes normal service after fire under train

    Blue Line 'L' resumes normal service after fire under train
    A small fire under an 'L' train halted downtown Blue Line service near the Rosemont Station on Friday night, a CTA spokeswoman said. The fire under the train west of the Rosemont Station began around 9 p.m. and was put out by the Chicago Fire Department...
  • Leaky roof forces churchgoers to leave services

    Leaky roof forces churchgoers to leave services
    Churchgoers were ordered to leave during a service this morning because of a water leak in roof of a church in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. No one was hurt and the roof of the 2-story building with a storefront in the 4900 block of South...
  • Police: Boy, 6, bitten by grandmother's parrot

    Police: Boy, 6, bitten by grandmother's parrot
    A 6-year-old boy is in good condition after being bitten by his grandmother's parrot this afternoon in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, police said. It happened at 12:49 p.m. in the 1700 block of West 19th Street, according to Chicago Police...
  • 1 shot in West Englewood

    1 shot in West Englewood
    A man was critically injured after being shot this evening in the West Englewood neighborhood, officials said. The shooting happened about 8:45 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Damen Avenue, authorities said.  A 20-year-old man was taken in serious-to-...
  • A painful Christmas for family of child killed by dog: 'I can't do anything except worry about my baby'

    A painful Christmas for family of child killed by dog: 'I can't do anything except worry about my baby'
    Christmas is still weeks away, but family had already done their shopping for Jah'Niyah White, a South Side child described by a doting grandmother as "the smartest 2-year-old I’ve ever met in my life." Her father had plans to honor her...
  • Woman dies after falling into river along Mag Mile

    Woman dies after falling into river along Mag Mile
    Hailey Barham was enjoying her visit from out of town, driving along Wacker Drive in the early hours of Tuesday, when she found herself caught up in a desperate search for a woman who had fallen into the Chicago River. Ahead of her on the road was the...
  • Two injured in South Side fire

    Two injured in South Side fire
    Two men were injured in a South Side fire Monday night. The fire broke out about 10:20 p.m. in the 700 block of East 92nd Street in the Burnside neighborhood. Firefighters found one man on the second floor of the abandoned house, Chicago Fire...
  • Red Line stopped for 2 hours after man climbs onto tracks at 79th

    Red Line stopped for 2 hours after man climbs onto tracks at 79th
    Power was shut off to the CTA Red Line south of 63rd Street for about two hours after a man who had been threatening to jump from an overpass went down to the "L" rail bed and started walking along it, officials said. Two lanes in each direction of...