The Tri-State Fire Protection District was called to the home in the 9400 block of Falling Waters Drive at 12:32 p.m. and found a single-family home with heavy smoke and fire coming through the roof, the district said in a release.
The attorney for 27-year-old Michael Bassaly argued his client’s safety would be jeopardized by allowing cameras to cover the proceedings.
The fire apparently started when a resident put a piece of clothing in a microwave, said an employee of the facility, who declined to give her name.
Michael Bassaly, of Downers Grove, was denied bond when he appeared before a DuPage County judge Friday morning.
Michael Zaky Bassaly was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 61-year-old Yvonne Zaky Bassaly, the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s office announced Thursday. He was expected to appear in court Friday.
Google Maps helped a Chicago man target as many as nine suburban homes for break-ins since March, police said.
A new school year begins Thursday in Community Consolidated School District 181 serving the Hinsdale area, but a labor dispute between teacher and the school board underlies it all.
Firefighters battled an extra-alarm blaze in west suburban Burr Ridge early Friday morning.
The death of a 24-year-old Chicago area man due to a heroin overdose has prompted the victim’s grandparents to donate hundreds of thousands of dollars for education and prevention projects.
One of the Chicago area’s most opulent mansions is now uninhabitable.