Fire Department District Chief Peter Van Dorpe said the smoke proved more troublesome than the fire.
Tenants of a Rogers Park apartment building claim their landlords are neglecting bug and rodent problems to try and drive them out, in hope of bringing in new tenants who can afford higher rent.
The University of Chicago, encouraged by early success of its Harper Court redevelopment, is pushing forward with plans to build a retail and apartment building less than a half-mile away from it.
One person was hospitalized Tuesday morning after a shooting and possible burglary inside an apartment building in Plainfield.
Fire officials arrived on the scene of a four-story brick building at 713 W. 35th Avenue around 4 p.m. Friday with heavy fire and smoking showing through all four floors.
Four people were injured – one of them critically – when an extra-alarm fire broke out Tuesday morning in the Chatham neighborhood.
Fifteen people – including six Chicago firefighters and a Chicago police officer – were injured during an extra-alarm fire in Edgewater.
Residents of a foreclosed apartment building in the South Austin neighborhood have a new receiver, and he is being greeted with a rent strike.
Firefighters rescued a 53-year-old man from a blaze in Rogers Park Tuesday morning.
The woman from suburban Worth known as “the Shoe Lady” has her shoes, but not much else — following a fire that burned the apartment building in which she lived.
Owners of a Lincoln Park apartment building that has gone without heat or hot water for days have agreed to make temporary repairs by Monday, much sooner than they originally told tenants, after the city took the owners to court on Thursday.
A fire left a person critically injured overnight in the Rogers Park neighborhood.
Seventeen people were left homeless Wednesday morning when a fire broke out in a large South Side apartment building.
A fire in a Palatine apartment building left a man with burns and gutted the structure Tuesday morning.
Twelve families were displaced from a Maywood apartment building after a fire Sunday morning.
One person was hospitalized, and firefighters rescued many others, in a raging blaze at an apartment building in south suburban Blue Island early Friday.
About 30 people were displaced from their homes overnight, when a fire broke out in an apartment complex in Joliet.
Sixteen people are without a home after a fire broke out in the southern part of Evanston Thursday night.
Two men were injured overnight a fire in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, which has been blamed on misplaced smoking materials.
Residents at a West Side apartment complex said a piece of art there could put their kids at risk. It’s a historic statue and they’re afraid it could fall on a child, so they asked CBS 2′s Pamela Jones to help get it fixed.