Police say a despondent man tried to commit suicide by filling his southwest suburban home with natural gas the day after his brother died of a brain tumor.
Investigators have confirmed a gas leak was to blame for an explosion and fire that destroyed a house in southwest suburban Joliet earlier this week.
Nearly 40 children were sent to the hospital and two Cicero Elementary schools were closed after reports of a gas leak in the area.
A Level 2 HazMat response was called when a construction company hit a small gas line at 900 W. Taylor St.
Residents were evacuated on Tuesday morning following a gas leak on the South Side.
Homes were evacuated in Lyons Thursday morning, as a gas leak erupted and led a fire to break out.
Police are investigating multiple reports of a smell of natural gas in and around the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
A building in the Little Village neighborhood was evacuated Wednesday morning, after a construction crew struck a gas main.
A gas leak caused traffic headaches in a busy part of the South Loop Friday morning.
A South Side block was evacuated briefly Monday morning after a water crew struck a gas main.
Four people were hospitalized — two in critical condition — after becoming sick from a gas leak Saturday evening in the Logan Square neighborhood.
A 19-year-old southwest suburban woman has been ticketed after crashing into a police squad car as an officer directed traffic at the scene of a gas leak Saturday afternoon on the Southwest Side.
Two separate vehicles struck a Chicago Police officer and firefighter who were directing traffic at the scene of gas leak Saturday afternoon in the Far Southwest Side Mount Greenwood neighborhood.
Traffic was snagged at Lower Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue downtown Thursday morning, as a gas leak erupted in a ComEd vault.
Construction crews hit a gas main Friday morning in the Old Town neighborhood, prompting a hazardous materials response.
A gas leak shut forced the evacuation of a high-rise office building in the heart of downtown Evanston Friday.
HazMat crews responded to reports of a gas leak in the West Ridge neighborhood Sunday, but no one was injured.
Emergency crews have secured a large gas leak outside a Streeterville neighborhood hotel on Thursday.
Crews were on the scene of a possible gas leak early this afternoon in the Lakeview neighborhood.
Firefighters have evacuated residents from an entire block on the Northwest Side and placed them on warming buses as utility crews work to repair a gas main leak Thursday evening.