Firefighters responded about 10:10 p.m. to the two-alarm blaze at the four-story apartment building on the corner in the 700 block of East 76th Street, Fire Media Affairs Cmdr. Frank Velez said. The fire was upgraded to a two-alarm by about 10:40 p.m.
A wrong-way driver collided with a semi early Thursday on the Chicago Skyway (I-90), spilling diesel fuel and closing all southbound lanes for more than an hour on the South Side.
Seven people, including two Chicago police officers, were hurt in a three-vehicle crash in Auburn-Gresham on Thursday, as the officers responded to a shooting.
Timothy Jones, of the 12500 block of South Union Avenue, was charged with the death of 59-year-old Chicago resident Jacqueline Reynolds.
A woman was killed and two Chicago Police officers injured in a traffic crash on the South Side on Wednesday morning.
Three children were hurt in a house fire Wednesday night in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, one of them a 4-year-old girl who suffered burns on 40 percent of her body.
It was another violent start to the weekend on Chicago streets, with one man dead and at least six others injured in a series of shootings.
One woman was killed and three others were injured early Friday in a crash that closed busy South Halsted Street in the Hamilton Park neighborhood.
Another small child is in the hospital, after a TV fell on her in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.
A man died Saturday afternoon after he was found lying in a yard with multiple gunshot wounds in the South Side South Shore neighborhood.
Four people were critically injured in a crash early Sunday on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Chicago Fire Department paramedic Mike Nolan says a hostile car-accident victim attacked him on the way to the hospital.
Nine people were taken to area hospitals this morning, after two school buses and two other vehicles crashed in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.
When a deal with organized labor last year gave Wal-Mart the green light to expand within the Chicago city limits, the retail giant said to expect “several dozen stores across the city over the next five years.”
Seven people were injured and taken to hospitals after a multi-vehicle accident on the city’s South Side.