Man Held On Murder, Arson Charges In Deaths Of Two Kankakee BoysBond was set at $5 million Thursday for a 61-year-old man charged with murder and arson in connection with a fire that left two young boys dead earlier this month in downstate Kankakee.
Employees Claim They Found Bottles Apparently Filled With Gas Week Before Mattress Warehouse FireCBS 2’s Sandra Torres spoke with several employees who say this fire could have been prevented and they claim to know who did it.
CFD: Extra-Alarm Southwest Side Fire Found To Be SuspiciousAn extra-alarm fire that left two firefighters hurt Saturday night in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood was suspicious, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Man Charged With Murder, Arson In Fire That Killed Two BoysAlex Sawyer, 61, has been charged with two counts of murder and eight counts of aggravated arson, according to the Kankakee Fire Department.
Historic Woodlawn Church Begins Restoration Process After Massive FireSix months after an extra-alarm fire gutted a historic Woodlawn neighborhood church, crews have begun taking the first steps toward restoring the 93-year-old building.
Weeks After Fire, Tenants Of West Side Building Still Can't Return To ApartmentsThree weeks after a fatal fire in their West Side apartment building some tenants are still trying to get back into their units, reports WBBM'S Nancy Harty.
Kankakee Police Question Suspect In Arson Fire That Killed Two BoysAn apartment fire in Kankakee last week that killed two young boys was arson, police said Monday.
Burglars Hit Lakeview Apartment Building After Fire Residents of a Lakeview apartment house were hit by two blows over the weekend: First their building was devastated by fire and then their units were burglarized.
Two Firefighters Hurt In Northwest Side House Fire Two firefighters were injured in a house fire Sunday morning in the Forest Glen neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Four Critically Injured In Lakeview Apartment FireThe fire started around 1:50 a.m. at a three-flat in the 3600 block of North Janssen Avenue.
Four Homes Damaged In Back Of The Yards FireThe fire started around 1:30 a.m. at a home in the 4600 block of South Honore Street, and quickly spread to three other homes.
6 Displaced In Aurora House FireA bystander noticed smoke coming from the roof of a two-story house in the 100 block of North Fourth Street around 1 p.m., according to a statement from the Aurora Fire Department. No one was in the building at the time of the fire.