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.
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.
A man in his 60s was killed in a fire in a Chatham neighborhood apartment building Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said.
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.
A person was found dead when a fire broke out at a home on the far Northwest Side, fire officials said.
Authorities say four people are dead after a fire broke out overnight in a Rockford home.
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.
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.
A 23-year old man is set to appear for a bond hearing in DuPage County Wednesday morning, accused of murder and arson.
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.
A person was found dead in an abandoned building that caught fire Friday afternoon in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood.
An elderly man from rural Will County died Wednesday, after being overcome by flames while working in his yard.
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 […]
The Emanuel administration is making important safety information for high-rise buildings available online, after a woman died in a horrific fire last month.
City workers on Thursday morning removed a set of concrete and steel posts that had blocked a key entrance to an apartment complex where two small children died in a fire earlier this week.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services in investigating accusations of neglect, for the family that lived in the Far South Side apartment where a fire broke out early Tuesday and killed two children.
Two toddlers were killed early Tuesday in a townhouse fire on the city’s Far South Side, and an accident involving a 6-year-old boy cooking on the stove may be to blame.
A 79-year-old man is dead, after his apartment went up in flames in the Uptown neighborhood overnight.
City officials said Monday that a door left open by a Lakeview couple fleeing a high-rise fire helped spread the deadly blaze and an elevator malfunction slowed firefighters’ ability to get to the fire right away.
The owner of a South Shore neighborhood building where two Chicago firefighters died battling a blaze is now in jail, after failing to make bond on contempt charges.