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A Rogers Park woman was assaulted in this apartment building laundry room. (CBS)

Alderman: Landlord Has Done ‘Bare Minimum’ To Improve Security Where Rape Occurred

Tenants last week complained of gaps in security at their Rogers Park apartment building after a resident was sexually assaulted in the laundry room. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


One person was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire gutted an apartment in a high-rise at 2800 N. Lake Shore Dr. (Credit: CBS)

One Hurt When Fire Guts Apartment In Lake Shore Drive High-Rise

Fire Department District Chief Peter Van Dorpe said the smoke proved more troublesome than the fire.


Photo Of Bugs (AP Photo/Virginia Tech Department of Entomology)

Rogers Park Tenants Say Landlords Neglecting Rodent, Bug Infestations

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.

WBBM Newsradio–03/28/2013

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U Of C Planning To Build Off-Campus Apartment Building

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.


Plainfield Shooting

Masked Assailants Shoot 1 Person, Beat Another In Plainfield Apartment Building

One person was hospitalized Tuesday morning after a shooting and possible burglary inside an apartment building in Plainfield.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

Firefighters had to rescue residents of this apartment building in Gary, Ind. Friday. (CBS)

Gary, Ind. Apartment Building Fire Injures Residents, Firefighters

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.


82nd Street Fire

4 Hospitalized As Fire Rages In Chatham Apartment Building

Four people were injured – one of them critically – when an extra-alarm fire broke out Tuesday morning in the Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Fifteen people, including six firefighters and a police officer, were hurt during an extra-alarm fire at 6134 N. Kenmore Ave. in the Edgewater neighborhood on May 27, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

15 Hurt In Fire At Edgewater Apartment Building

Fifteen people – including six Chicago firefighters and a Chicago police officer – were injured during an extra-alarm fire in Edgewater.


Tenants of a West Side building that is in foreclosure are threatening a rent strike. They say the building's furnace was ripped out or stolen, and the building's receiver has not replaced it. (Credit: CBS)

Residents Of West Side Building Go Ahead With Rent Strike

Residents of a foreclosed apartment building in the South Austin neighborhood have a new receiver, and he is being greeted with a rent strike.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

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Man Rescued From Burning Home In Rogers Park

Firefighters rescued a 53-year-old man from a blaze in Rogers Park Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

Share Your Soles Foundation

Shoe Charity Operator Loses Apartment In Fire

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.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

Building Without Heat

Owners Of Building Without Heat Agree To Make Repairs By Monday

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.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2012

Chase Avenue Fire

Person Critically Injured In Rogers Park Fire

A fire left a person critically injured overnight in the Rogers Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

East End Avenue Fire

Fire In Heatless South Shore Building Leaves 17 Homeless

Seventeen people were left homeless Wednesday morning when a fire broke out in a large South Side apartment building.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

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Man Suffers Burns In Palatine Fire

A fire in a Palatine apartment building left a man with burns and gutted the structure Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2011

Firefighters said 12 families were displaced after a fire at this apartment building at 1012 Greenwood Av. in Maywood on Dec. 4, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

12 Families Displaced By Maywood Fire

Twelve families were displaced from a Maywood apartment building after a fire Sunday morning.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2011

Blue Island Fire

Residents Rescued As Blue Island Apartment Building Burns

One person was hospitalized, and firefighters rescued many others, in a raging blaze at an apartment building in south suburban Blue Island early Friday.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2011

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Fire In Joliet Apartment Building Displaces 30 People

About 30 people were displaced from their homes overnight, when a fire broke out in an apartment complex in Joliet.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

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Evanston Apartment Building Fire Displaces 16

Sixteen people are without a home after a fire broke out in the southern part of Evanston Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2011

Humboldt Park Fire

Humboldt Park Fire Sends 2 Men To Hospital

Two men were injured overnight a fire in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, which has been blamed on misplaced smoking materials.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011