Lawrence Myers, 64, was previously convicted of seven counts of first-degree murder in connection with the fire on Feb. 14, 2010, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
The fire was first reported about 12:50 a.m. at a commercial building near Fulton Street and Kilbourn Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs. It was upgraded to a two-alarm about 20 minutes later.
Several people rushed out of their apartments Monday morning, after a fire in a high-rise in the Edgewater neighborhood.
No one was hurt in a fire that broke out at a southwest suburban home day care center late Saturday in Bolingbrook.
Chaos erupted at a Northwest Side hospital overnight, when dozens of firefighters rushed to extinguish an extra-alarm fire at Presence Resurrection Medical Center.
Authorities were notified of the 2-11 blaze about 9:40 p.m. Thursday inside Resurrection Medical Center, 7435 W. Talcott Ave.
CHICAGO (STMW) – One man was killed and two other people were hurt in a fire in a senior living center Thursday evening, police and fire officials said. Fire department crews were called to the […]
Investigators were trying to determine the cause of a fire that started around 2 a.m. in the 1200 block of 121st Street in Whiting, Indiana.
The Fire Department said the fire was “through the roof” at the Chicago Firehouse Restaurant, at 1401 S. Michigan Av. The building is literally a former Chicago firehouse, which was converted into a restaurant in 1999.
Tahir Khan and Maria Tahir tried to get their family out, but the stairway was blocked by flames. They dropped their two youngest children out a window, to people outside the building, and then jumped to escape the flames. Their oldest son, 10-year-old Ans Khan, didn’t make it out.
The fire started around 8:25 a.m. and spread to the roof and top floor of the vacant building at 433 W. Van Buren St.
A vehicle was involved in an accident with a CTA bus in the 3900 block of West Ontario around 12:15 a.m., police said, citing preliminary information. One of the vehicles hit a building, which caught fire after the crash, police said.
Multiple people were displaced after a fire rendered three attached homes uninhabitable Monday morning in north suburban Vernon Hills.
Investigators have not yet determined what caused a stable fire that killed 32 horses near north suburban Woodstock, but they said they know where it started.
As many as thirty-two horses died Saturday night in a stable fire in northwest suburban Woodstock.
No one was hurt when a party bus suddenly became “engulfed in flames” Saturday afternoon on the Tristate Tollway in the northwest suburbs.
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Terry’s Byke Haus has been around for 46 years, according to its website. Area resident Darlene Roncskevitz called the store “a landmark in Countryside,” especially because of the large gorilla doll that stood facing 55th Street, waving at passing motorists.
Kenosha police say a male suspect is in custody and being treated for smoke inhalation following the Tuesday evening incident. Police responded to a domestic violence report at the home Tuesday and found the infant with unspecified injuries. The child died at a hospital.
Elevated train service on the CTA’s Brown and Purple lines was suspended for nearly six hours Tuesday morning between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters put out an extra-alarm fire at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.