Cleanup Underway After Willowbrook ExplosionsCrews are working in the southwest suburbs to flush the sanitary sewer system where gasoline spilled Friday, causing several explosions.
UPDATE: It Will Take Days To Clear Groundwater Gasoline LeakInvestigators eventually determined the source: a Speedway gas station in Westmont. They believe fuel leaked from the station into the sewer system that stretches about eight miles.
1 Dog Dead, 1 Revived After House Fire In LaPorte CountyTwo LaPorte County Sheriff’s deputies jumped to action to try to save two dogs from a house fire Wednesday afternoon.
Police Suspect Homicide After Woman Found Dead In Harvey House FireFirefighters responded to the house fire near 148th and Leavitt around 4 a.m., city spokesman Sean Howard said.
11 Children Among 31 Displaced In Park Manor Apartment Building FireMore than 30 people were displaced after a three-story apartment building caught fire late Monday in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side.
2 Firefighters Treated For Heat Exhaustion After Orland Park FireTwo firefighters were hospitalized in a blaze that tore through a vacant home Monday afternoon in southwest suburban Orland Park.
Fire Destroys WIP Theater In Edison ParkOfficers and firefighters responded at 9:54 a.m. to the fire in the 6600 block of North Northwest Highway, according to Chicago Police.
Body Found After Fire In East Chatham ApartmentOfficers responding about 1:20 a.m. to a fire in the 7900 block of South Greenwood found a body in a third floor apartment.
2 Chicago Police Officers Hospitalized After Back Of The Yards FireThe fire was first reported about 1 a.m. at the residential building in the 4700 block of South Hermitage.
3 Families Left Homeless After Extra-Alarm Fire In Washington ParkA two-alarm fire damaged two buildings Saturday morning in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood, leaving three families homeless.
Fire Causes $200K In Damages To St. Charles Home; No Injuries ReportedNo one was injured when a fire tore through a house early Monday in west suburban St. Charles, causing an estimated $200,000 in damages.
Man Charged With Setting Fire To Elgin Home During Domestic DisputeAn arrest warrant was issued for Larry Harris, 60, who was charged with residential arson, criminal damage to property, and domestic battery