Explosion, Fire Destroy Romeoville TownhomesTwo gas company workers were injured and more than 20 people were left homeless Tuesday night when an explosion and fire destroyed a townhouse building in southwest suburban Romeoville.
Good Samaritan, Bystanders Pull Driver to Safety Seconds Before Car ExplodesA Good Samaritan, with the help of bystanders, pulled a man to safety moments before his Lamborghini burst into flames in Downtown Chicago over the weekend.
Woman Charged With Setting Off Explosion In Evanston Target BathroomEmergency crews were called at 4:08 p.m. Wednesday to the store at 2209 Howard St. following the explosion involving a plastic bottle inside the women’s bathroom.
Woman Questioned In Explosion At Evanston TargetA 44-year-old woman has been taken into custody in connection to a small explosion in the women’s restroom of a Target store in Evanston.
Tow Truck Driver Burned In Chicago ExplosionA representative for Chicagoland HXL Towing said one of the company’s drivers was responding to a call in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood when the explosion occurred.
VIDEO: Crews Detonate Torrence Avenue Bridge For DemolitionCrews set off an explosion to bring the Torrence Avenue Bridge crashing down into the Grand Calumet River on Thursday.
Cable Behind Rhode Island Beach Explosion Has Cousins In Illinois, NationwideThe cable that caused an explosion at a crowded Rhode Island beach last summer, injuring a woman, may have counterparts lying under beaches, harbors and waterways at dozens of sites nationwide.
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.