Around 1 a.m. Friday, a vaulted patio between two buildings in the 1400 block of West Chicago Avenue collapsed into a 10-foot void space. Luckily, no one was on or under the patio when it fell.
One of two construction workers injured in a partial wall collapse at the Westfield Hawthorn Mall in north suburban Vernon Hills late Thursday night has died.
A building housing a carpet outlet and an electronics store was evacuated in northwest suburban Mount Prospect, amid fear that the roof would collapse.
One of the three people injured when a wooden water tank fell nine stories on Wednesday has been released from the hospital.
A Chicago firefighter was rushed to a hospital overnight, after a chimney collapsed as he was on the scene of a fire in West Englewood.
Fire officials suspect that faulty roofing-construction work caused a ceiling collapse that injured two people and made 21 temporarily homeless at an Elgin apartment building over the weekend.
It happened in the 6300 block of South Evans, in the city’s Woodlawn neighborhood.
Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th) remained hospitalized Monday after collapsing the day before.
Four people were hurt when a light fixture came crashing down from the ceiling at a restaurant just northwest of the Loop Thursday night.
Two people were injured at Los Angeles International Airport in the collapse of a jetway for at plane that had just arrived from Chicago.
A senior at Marist High School in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood has died, after collapsing on the school’s basketball court Thursday night.
No one was injured Sunday morning when part of a roof at an Illinois Secretary of State’s driver services building in Lombard collapsed.
This week’s blizzard claimed one of the Chicago area’s indoor golf domes.
A historic church sustained heavy damage when the roof collapsed, apparently from the weight of snow on Wednesday night but details are not yet confirmed.
Chuck Berry is resting comfortably at his home near St. Louis, after he collapsed over the weekend while playing a concert in Chicago.