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Two men were killed in the fire at 5207 S. Lorel. (Credit: Chicago Fire Media)

Two Men Found Dead After Apparent Arson Fire In Garfield Ridge

Two men are dead in a fire in the Southwest Side Garfield Ridge neighborhood that appears to be the work of an arsonist.


One man was killed in the fire in the 300 block of 88th Place. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Fire Officials: No Working Smoke Detectors In Chatham Home Where Man Died In Fire

Chicago Firefighters this morning returned to the scene of a fire that killed a 55-year-old man on the South Side Friday night, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


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Mother Killed, Disabled Daughter Critically Injured In Palatine House Fire

Palatine fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire Friday night that left a 63-year-old woman dead and her disabled daughter critically injured, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


One person is dead and another critically hurt after a fire Saturday night in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood. (Source: Network Video Productions)

One Dead, One Injured After NW Side Fire

A woman is dead and another person in serious condition after a fire Saturday night in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood, authorities said.


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Man Killed In Harvey Coach House Fire

A man was killed and another person was hurt in a fire at coach house Wednesday afternoon in south suburban Harvey.


One woman was found dead inside a Chatham apartment building after a fire. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Woman Found Dead After South Side Apartment Fire

One person was found dead in an extra-alarm fire early Sunday in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, fire officials said.


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Fire Official: Elderly Woman Found Dead After NW Side Fire

An elderly woman was found dead after a fire Tuesday afternoon in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to a fire official.


Seven people died in this Cicero apartment fire in February 2010. (CBS)

Cicero Landlord Convicted Of Murder In Fire Deaths

Lawrence Myers on Monday was also found guilty of aggravated arson for hiring his building manager to set fire to a Cicero building to collect insurance money. The victims ranged in ages 20 years to a 3-day-old infant.


Seven people died in this Cicero apartment fire in February 2010. (CBS)

Prosecutors Play Tapes Of Landlord Discussing Fatal Fire

Prosecutors presented a major piece of evidence Friday in the trial of a landlord accused of setting fire to his Cicero building and killing seven people. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


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Fire Officials: Man Killed In Chatham Apartment Fire

A man in his 60s was killed in a fire in a Chatham neighborhood apartment building Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said.


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Fire Officials: Man, 60, Killed In Austin Fire

The fire started just before 5:25 p.m. in a two-story, multi-unit apartment building in the 500 block of South Lavergne Avenue.


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One Dead In Jefferson Park Fire

A person was found dead when a fire broke out at a home on the far Northwest Side, fire officials said.


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Rockford House Fire Kills Four People

Authorities say four people are dead after a fire broke out overnight in a Rockford home.


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Man Who Died In Highland Park Fire Believed To Be Restaurateur

It could be a few days before authorities have a positive identification on a man found dead in his burning home in Highland Park, but neighbors say he was the owner of a local restaurant.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

Bernice King, 33 (left), and her daughter Angel Harris, 14 (right), were killed in a fire in an apartment in Gary, Ind. Police said the fire was set intentionally, and they have leads on the suspect. (Credit: CBS)

Woman, Teen Daughter Killed In Gary Apartment Fire; Blaze Deliberately Set

A woman and a teenage girl were killed and five more – a firefighter among them – were injured early Wednesday in an apartment fire in Gary, Ind.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Todd Mandoline, 23, is charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of aggravated arson, one count of arson and one count of criminal damage to property for allegedly setting a deadly fire in Lombard on July 22, 2012. (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Man Held Without Bond In Deadly Lombard Arson

A 23-year old man is set to appear for a bond hearing in DuPage County Wednesday morning, accused of murder and arson.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

James Kluppelberg (right) and his attorney Karl Leonard walk through the parking lot of the Menard Correctional Center, after Kluppelberg was released from prison on May 31, 2012. (Credit: Eva Nagao)

Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Deadly Arson Fire Set Free

A 46-year-old man cleared of setting a fire that killed a woman and her five children in 1984 has been released from prison.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

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1 Dead In Fire In Humboldt Park

A person was found dead in an abandoned building that caught fire Friday afternoon in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood.


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Man Dies When Controlled Brush Burn Rages Into Inferno

An elderly man from rural Will County died Wednesday, after being overcome by flames while working in his yard.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

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Woman Found Dead In Gary Apartment Fire

GARY, Ind. (STMW) — Officials are investigating the cause of what they suspect is an accidental fire at a Gary apartment complex that claimed the life of the 56-year-old woman who lived there. Cpl. Gabrielle […]