Fall

A general view of atmosphere during Fare Thee Well, A Tribute To The Grateful Dead at Soldier Field on July 3, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Man Critically Injured In Fall At Grateful Dead Concert

A man attending the final Grateful Dead concert was critically injured Sunday night, when he fell from a railing at Soldier Field.

07/06/2015

Police mark off the stretch of Halsted in Lincoln Park where a woman fell from a second-story balcony early Thursday. (Credit:  Network Video Productions)

Woman Dies After Fall From Lincoln Park Balcony

Karlie Aubry, 23, was leaning over the balcony railing about 12:40 a.m. when she fell from the building in the 2200 block of North Halsted Street, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

06/19/2015

Police mark off the stretch of Halsted in Lincoln Park where a woman fell from a second-story balcony early Thursday. (Credit:  Network Video Productions)

Woman Critically Injured In Fall From Lincoln Park Balcony

She was leaning over the balcony railing about 12:40 a.m. when she fell from the building in the 2200 block of North Halsted Street, police said.

06/18/2015

Firefighter Injured

Person Dies After Fall Into Silo At Industrial Plant

A worker who fell into a silo with toxic material at an industrial plant on the South Side has died.

06/15/2015

A 3-year-old boy fell from a second-story window in Englewood on Monday. His family said a 4-year-old cousin accidentally knocked him out the window while the two were playing. (Credit: CBS)

Boy, 3, Seriously Injured In Fall From Window In Englewood

The boy fell around 9 p.m., from a home in the 7100 block of South Emerald Avenue. He landed on a metal fence, cutting his stomach.

06/09/2015

Police Lights Police Car

Boy, 3, Impaled On Fence After Falling From Window

The child fell around 9 p.m. from a second-story window in a residence in the 7100 block of South Emerald Avenue. The boy suffered a cut to his stomach and chest after being impaled by part of a fence, but he was free of the structure when rescue crews had arrived.

06/08/2015

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Woman Dies After Falling From Outdoor Staircase At UIC

UIC police were investigating after a 20-year-old woman fell off the second-floor stairwell of the Behavioral Science Building, at 1007 W. Harrison St., around 4 a.m. Friday.

05/08/2015

Ambulance

Naperville Woman Injured In Fall At Starved Rock State Park

A Naperville woman was injured after falling at Starved Rock State Park Sunday afternoon, according to the Utica Fire Department.

04/26/2015

Orland Park firefighters work to rescue a man who fell 12 feet down a sewer. (Credit: Orland Park Fire District)

Man Who Fell Into Orland Park Sewer: “I’m About 12 Feet Below The Ground”

Calls for help from at least 12 feet below ground; authorities have released the audio from a call to 911 made by a man who fell through a manhole into a sewer in the south suburbs on Saturday evening.

12/30/2014

Dana Dodson's cat Buttercup watches the snowfall from the warmth of their home. (Photo from Dana Dodson)

When You’re Shivering Next Week, Blame ‘Bombogenesis’

Lucky you. You’re going to hear the word “bombogenesis” a lot in the next week.

11/07/2014

Autumn Leaves

Expert Recommends Mulching Falling Leaves To Give Plants Nutrients

The nostalgic odor of burning leaves is but a memory in Chicago and many other cities throughout Illinois, leaving behind the problem: What to do with the leaves?

10/27/2014

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Set Up A Haunted Maze In Your Own Backyard

Your own backyard is the perfect setting for a creepy haunted maze that will give your friends a delightful fright.

10/03/2014

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How To Make DIY Halloween Masks

Use everyday materials to design your own Halloween masks in just a few hours.

10/03/2014

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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: September 22nd-28th

Check out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of September 22nd-28th.

09/22/2014

Fans cheer during the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on September 4, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Packers 36-16. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Nothing More American Than Autumn And Football

Football reduces us to our most private and primate impulses. We survive winter through the vicarious thrill we get from our favorite football teams.

09/05/2014

The Aqua hotel and condo tower was designed by Chicago architect Jeanne Gang. (Credit: Aqua Condo Chicago)

Man Dies After Falling From Aqua Skyscraper

Police are currently conducting a death investigation, but a source said the incident appears to be accidental.

08/04/2014

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CBS Announces Multi-Phase Rollout For Its Fall Premiere Schedule

Following its addition of “Thursday Night Football,” CBS is shaking things up this upcoming fall with a multi-phase rollout.

06/26/2014

Ambulance

Child, 2, Injured In Fall From Window

The child was rushed to Stroger Hospital, the Chicago Fire Department said.

05/30/2014

Water Tower Place

Man Falls To His Death At Water Tower Place

About 9 p.m., the man, believed to be in his 20s or 30s, “fell or jumped” to the ground floor from the seventh floor of the shopping center, located at 835 N. Michigan Ave.

02/25/2014

The air traffic control tower is seen behind the departures level of Terminal 2 at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo credit: Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

Airport Worker Dies After Fall From O’Hare Roof

A contractor working at O’Hare International Airport died Thursday, after falling from the roof of the International Terminal.

11/21/2013

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