Boom In Southwest Suburbs Was From Exploding Target-Shooting, Police SaySome WBBM Newsradio listeners have reported hearing – and feeling – some kind of a large blast or boom in the Joliet area.
Man Killed In Explosion At Carol Stream Manufacturing PlantChad Nelson, 35, was welding metal machinery about 9:30 p.m. at Maac Machinery at 590 Tower Blvd. in Carol Stream when there was a “catastrophic failure,” according to the DuPage County coroner’s office. An estimated 200-gallon air tank exploded while being tested for leaks.
BLOG: Why The Media Isn't Covering The NAACP ExplosionConsidering the current state of racial relations in America, it doesn't take a hardened veteran of the media to look at the bombing outside of the NAACP offices in Colorado Springs and say, This story deserves our attention...
1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Apparent House Explosion, Fire In MundeleinFirefighters were on the scene of a fire, following an apparent explosion in north suburban Mundelein.
Home Explodes In Morgan ParkThe house was leveled in the blast. The explosion also caused visible damage to the two homes on either side.
Natural Gas Explosion Likely Caused Building CollapseFire 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.
West Garfield Park Building Partially Collapses In FireFirefighters were waiting for building inspectors to allow them to begin searching the rubble for victims in what’s left of the apartment building near Van Buren Street and Kostner Avenue.
"Small Explosion" Outside Riverside Steel MillThe explosion happened about 11 p.m at ArcelorMittal, 13500 S. Perry, Riverdale Police said.
Garage Explodes In AlsipThe blast and resulting fire also damaged an above-ground swimming pool, burned some of the siding off the back of the house, and blasted a hole in the roof of a neighboring garage.
2 Investigators: Store-Bought Targets Are 'Dynamite Waiting To Go Off'Explosive target material being sold at local stores could cause injuries and death. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Heavy Rain Leads To Storm Tunnel Explosion In Calumet CityThe heavy rain from Sunday’s storms overwhelmed a stormwater system in south suburban Calumet City, causing an explosion in a sewer that's part of the Deep Tunnel system, and leaving a massive crater.
Long Grove Working With Residents To Fix Homes Damaged In ExplosionInspectors are working with Long Grove residents whose homes were badly damaged by an explosion on Friday night.