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Carbon Monoxide Blamed In Deaths Of Two Men Found In Des Plaines Town Home

Emergency crews were called to a HazMat situation at a home on the 9400 block of Harrison Street in unincorporated Maine Township about 3:30 p.m. Thursday.


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Highland Park Couple Dies From Apparent Carbon Monoxide Accident

Police and the Lake County Coroner’s office were investigating, after a Highland Park couple died of carbon monoxide poisoning in their home earlier this week.


A man died of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in an apartment in the 1000 block of West Winona Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Dies In Uptown Apartment After Apparent Carbon Monoxide Exposure

The man was discovered about 10 p.m. inside an apartment unit in the 1000 block of West Winona Street, authorities said.



11 Hospitalized After CO Leak At Food Processor On Near West Side

Eleven people were hospitalized Monday morning after being sickened by carbon monoxide at a Near West Side food business.



Four Critically Injured After Exposure To Dangerous Levels Of CO

At least four people are in critical condition after being exposed to dangerously high levels of carbon monoxide in a residence in the Roseland neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department.


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Harper High Evacuated Over Carbon Monoxide, Up To 9 Hospitalized

Seven people were taken to hospitals Wednesday morning, after high carbon monoxide readings were detected at a West Englewood high school.


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No Carbon Monoxide Leak At Building Where Child Fainted

Firefighters said they found no evidence of a carbon monoxide leak at a non-profit organization in north suburban Libertyville on Wednesday after a child fainted and others became ill.


A carbon monoxide detector. (Credit: CBS)

Will Your Detector Protect You From Carbon Monoxide?

With enough exposure carbon monoxide can be deadly. We saw that last month in an Oak Brook home where one man died and seven women were sickened after a CO leak. When firefighters got there, levels were already at 1,000 parts per million.


One person died and at least five others were sent to the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at this home in Oak Brook. (CBS)

CO Detectors Not Working In Oak Brook Home Where Man Died

Carbon monoxide detectors were not working in a west suburban Oak Brook mansion where an 86-year-old man died and seven women were injured as a result of a leak Thursday morning.


One person died and at least five others were sent to the hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at this home in Oak Brook. (CBS)

One Dead, Seven Sickened In Oak Brook Carbon Monoxide Leak

A carbon monoxide leak Thursday morning in west suburban Oak Brook left an 84-year-old man dead and sent at seven women to the hospital.


Michael Nichols, 41; his wife Kennetha Purnell, 38; their son Matthew, 13; and their daughter Morgan, 11, all died in their home in Merrillville, apparent victims of carbon monoxide poisoning. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Family Of 4 Dies Of Apparent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Merrillville

Police were called to the home Wednesday to conduct a well-being check, after relatives called to say they hadn’t heard from the family since Saturday.


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Indoor Use Of Power Washer Prompts Warning About Carbon Monoxide

The Fire Department was warning Chicago residents not to use gasoline-powered machines indoors, after responding to a potentially deadly carbon monoxide leak in the Chatham neighborhood.


A family was rescued Monday after they became sickened from carbon-monoxide poisoning. (CBS)

Quick-Thinking Boyfriend Saves Family Poisoned By Furnace

The young man raced to the house and through a window saw the girl’s father passed out on the living room floor and called 911. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


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Fire Dept. Rescues Unconscious Antioch Family

An Antioch family of four – all of whom had passed out – was saved this morning by a teenager who called 911 after he peered through the family’s window.


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CO Leak Probed In West Rogers Park Deaths

Authorities are investigating whether a carbon monoxide leak in a West Rogers Park apartment building led to two deaths there Sunday afternoon.


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Carbon Monoxide Leak Sends 25 Students To Hospitals

About 25 children were hospitalized in good condition after a carbon monoxide leak at a school in the Far South Side Burnside neighborhood Monday afternoon.


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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Likely Factor In Death Of Yorkville Father, Son

Carbon monoxide poisoning was likely a contributing factor in the death of a 4-year-old boy and his father who were found dead at the father’s Yorkville home.


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Carbon Monoxide Prompts Evacuation Of Northwest Side Condo Building

A condo building on the city’s Northwest Side was evacuated Wednesday afternoon, after carbon monoxide levels rose into the danger zone.

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Nine Taken To Hospitals From CO Exposure On Far South Side

Nine people — two of them in serious to critical condition — have been taken to hospitals after they were exposed to elevated carbon monoxide levels at a home in the Far South Side South Deering neighborhood Saturday morning.


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20 Sick From Carbon Monoxide From Grilling In North Side Home

Someone using a grill inside a North Side Kilbourn home Thanksgiving night sickened 13 people due to high carbon monoxide levels.