Man Charged With Burning Woman With Hot IronEric Alonso, 32, of the 600 block of Chester Avenue, was charged with a Class 2 felony count of aggravated domestic battery.
2 Women Seriously Injured By Fireworks; 7 Others Hurt CitywideTwo sisters in law were seriously hurt Thursday night during an illegal fireworks display at a park on the Southwest Side.
Police Seek Help Identifying Female Homicide VictimPolice are asking for help to identify the body of woman or teen girl found strangled and badly burned in a Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood Dumpster Sunday night.
Burned Pregnant Pit Bull Recovering After Rescue In MoneeThe dog was found on the side of the road near Monee. She’d been lit on fire, and might have been hit by a car
Burned Lyric Opera Performer Goes Home From Hospital, Should Heal QuicklySix months from now, the Lyric Opera accident that left fire-breathing stilt-walker Wesley Daniel with second-degree burns on his neck will likely be only a “bad memory,” Daniel’s doctor said Thursday.
John Lennon's Artwork Returns To Oak Brook, 42 Years After Judge Had It BurnedThe art work of John Lennon is returning to the Chicago area, more than 40 years after a local judge declared it obscene and ordered it burned.
Women Found Burning In Garage Was Strangled, BeatenA woman found burning inside a North Side neighborhood garage Thursday morning was strangled and beaten to death, a Friday autopsy determined.
Smoking, Oxygen Therapy Leave Woman Critically BurnedSmoking and oxygen therapy proved to be a dangerous combination early Thursday, when a woman was critically injured in a fire on the city’s Near West Side.
Police: Man Slashed Friend's Face For Burning Chicken DinnerA Naperville man was jailed this week, after police said he slashed a friend’s face with a kitchen knife during an argument over a burned chicken dinner.
Suit: 3-Year-Old Girl Burned By Gel In A FirepotA family is suing the makers of a firepot and gel after an accident that allegedly severely burned a young girl and mother last fall at their Lyons home.