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.
Harrison District officers were escorting a woman to her vehicle in an alley after a domestic disturbance, but as they approached the vehicle they saw her boyfriend inside. He tried to drive away and the vehicle struck two officers, a fence and a building, police said.
Charges are pending against a man accused of hitting two police officers with a car overnight.
In each case, the suspects smash windows to enter businesses, then take items inside, according to an alert issued by Near West District police.
Two years ago Aug. 11, at about 1:30 a.m. on a moonless night, then-22-year-old Yancarlo Garcia of Chicago threw a 15-pound fire extinguisher off the roof of the Fulton Street Parking Deck in downtown Elgin.
Two men were injured in separate shootings on the West Side Tuesday evening, police said.
The city’s crackdown on violence at gang funerals continued Wednesday when officers nabbed a parolee with a gun on the West Side, officials said.
Chicago police shot a man who was threatening officers with a tire iron late Sunday night.
The search is on Tuesday morning for a gunman who shot and killed a man in the South Austin neighborhood, then sped off on a bicycle.
A woman was critically wounded early Sunday in a shooting in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.
After a tragic life, an Elgin man’s children say they at least want their father to have the kind of funeral he wanted.
An extra-alarm fire broke out early Friday in an industrial district on the city’s Near West Side.
Police say a man told them he kidnapped his girlfriend’s 2-month old son by accident at an East Garfield Park neighborhood gas station this week.