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  • Four stabbed on West, North Sides

    Four stabbed on West, North Sides
    Four people were stabbed during two attacks in the Austin and Rogers Park neighborhoods this morning. Paramedics were called to the 7400 block of North Ridge Avenue in Rogers Park about 7:30 a.m. for three men who were stabbed, Chicago Fire Department...
  • 2 students injured after fire in Lincoln Park H.S. lab

    2 students injured after fire in Lincoln Park H.S. lab
    Two students were hospitalized this afternoon after a fire broke out in a chemistry lab at Lincoln Park High School, officials said. Firefighters were called to the high school, 2001 N. Orchard St. at about noon, said Chicago Fire Department Spokesman...
  • 11 left homeless after Gresham apartment fire

    11 left homeless after Gresham apartment fire
    Eleven people, including five children, were left homeless as a fire ripped through a three-story apartment in the Gresham neighborhood this afternoon, officials said. The fire was reported at 2 p.m. on the 8000 block of South May Street on the South...
  • Man who threatened to jump from overpass taken into custody

    Man who threatened to jump from overpass taken into custody
    Traffic on the CTA's Red Line and on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side was temporarily  disrupted this afternoon after a man who was walking on the Dan Ryan Expressway near 55th Street then threatened to jump from an overpass above the tracks....
  • 12 displaced by Far South Side fire

    12 displaced by Far South Side fire
    A dozen people were displaced following a fire in the South Deering neighborhood this evening, according to fire officials. Firefighters were called to a building in the 10000 block of South Commercial Avenue a little before 7 p.m. and found a one-story...
  • No one hurt in West Side fire

    No one hurt in West Side  fire
    A fire that broke out in a West Side building was extinguished without any injuries this morning. The "small working fire" started about 4:30 a.m. on the second floor of a building in the 1700 block of West 18th Place in the Heart of Chicago...
  • Contract worker dies after fall at O'Hare

    Contract worker dies after fall at O'Hare
    A man working on a roof at O'Hare International Airport's Terminal 5 as part of a contractor crew died this morning after falling to the ground, authorities said. Paramedics responded around 9:30 a.m. to the Terminal 5 area, according to Police News...
  • Woman 'extremely critical' after being hit by bus at O'Hare

    Woman 'extremely critical' after being hit by bus at O'Hare
    A woman who was hit by a bus at O'Hare International Airport this afternoon was taken to a hospital in critical condition. The victim was on foot on the lower level near the United Terminal when a bus traveling in the outer lanes hit her about 2:35 p.m....
  • Prosecutors: Man held on $100K bail after hopping barbed wire to run onto O'Hare tarmac

    Prosecutors: Man held on $100K bail after hopping barbed wire to run onto O'Hare tarmac
    An Austin neighborhood man was ordered held on $100,000 bail after he allegedly jumped barbed wire and then ran onto the tarmac at O’Hare Airport Saturday afternoon prompting a police chase and felony charges, police said. It was about 3 p.m. when...
  • South Chicago neighborhood woman dead following fire

    South Chicago neighborhood woman dead following fire
    A 76-year-old woman died early this morning following a fire on the South Side. Janice Harley, of the 8200 block of South Oglesby Avenue, was pronounced dead at 12:27 a.m. at South Shore Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s...
  • Firefighters extinguish 2-building West Side blaze

    Firefighters extinguish 2-building West Side blaze
    Firefighters have extinguished a fire this morning that spread from one building to an adjacent one in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood. The fire started about 5:45 a.m. in an unoccupied 2¬Ĺ-story brick home in the 4000 block of West 21st Place....
  • Extra-alarm fire guts strip mall on North Side near Lincolnwood

    Extra-alarm fire guts strip mall on North Side near Lincolnwood
    Firefighters this morning were still putting out rekindled hot spots after an extra-alarm fire gutted a strip mall in the North Side's Peterson Park neighborhood Friday afternoon, according to fire officials. Parts of the building rekindled several...