Fire investigators have determined a buildup of natural gas at an apartment building in Washington Park likely caused an explosion that leveled the building over the weekend, injuring two women who were inside.
Firefighters swarmed the property at 58th Street and Calumet Avenue around 7 p.m. after reports of an explosion, and they pulled two women from the flattened property.
Vonzell Griffin boarded the I-80/94 eastbound ramp from Calumet Avenue at 10:27 p.m., when he lost control and his motorcycle collided with a semi truck.
A South Side man suspected of robbing a west suburban Melrose Park bank last year has been charged with murder in connection with a 2013 fatal stabbing in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side that happened the same day.
Firefighters responded to the three-story building on the 4000 block of South Calumet Avenue around 12:30 a.m.
A gunman who opened fire while pedaling past a Washington Park neighborhood home killed a teenage boy and wounded another Wednesday evening.
An Indiana teen died Sunday after he was struck by a vehicle in Hammond.
A friend found the 24-year-old man stabbed multiple times in an alley in the 4000 block of South Calumet Avenue.
Eastbound travel has resumed on Interstate 80/94 after a morning crash closed the expressway to one direction of travel Monday morning.
A year-old toddler – briefly the subject of an Amber Alert on Thursday – was found safe hours after the car he was sitting in was taken following a burglary at a Hammond, Ind. fireworks store.
Quick action by Chicago firefighters saved two people from a burning building in the Roseland neighborhood overnight.
A senior citizen is refusing to leave her South Side home, even though it’s literally crumbling around her.
A gunman opened fire on a van on the city’s South Side overnight, sending the driver of the van careening into a CTA bus before he died of a gunshot wound to the chest.
A gunman who held hostages for nearly six hours Friday at a Valparaiso real-estate office fatally shot himself and ended a standoff with police.
Parking restrictions are now in effect as the clock counts down to the NATO Summit.
A mother and her 1-year-old daughter were shot and wounded while sleeping in the bedroom of their own home in the West Pullman neighborhood overnight.
Two men were shot early Sunday at a party in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood.
Hundreds of people came to a Roman Catholic Church on Chicago’s South Side Wednesday to get free groceries for Thanksgiving meals.
At least 10 people were wounded by gunfire throughout the city between Saturday afternoon and early Sunday — one day after a man was killed and a lest seven others wounded by gunfire.
A woman whose body was found in a vacant lot near Washington Park over the weekend was strangled, an autopsy determined on Monday.