He had climbed up onto the building’s roof at some point during the situation, although negotiators were eventually able to convince him to come down.
Firefighters responded to the fire at a three-story building at 3009 N. Harlem Av. around 12:30 a.m., to find several people hanging out second floor windows, shouting for help.
Brian Lykins and Emil Niemi are charged with aggravated robbery for holding up two late-night businesses on the Northwest Side.
One person is dead after an accident Monday morning in Summit.
Spiderman is a hero in the movies, but he’s turning out to be a bad guy in Chicago.
Spider-Man is supposed to catch the crooks just like flies, not be one himself.
Trains on the CTA’s Blue Line are experiencing delays early Tuesday because of a “track condition” near the Harlem station.
A 50-year-old man died Friday morning after suffering multiple stab wounds at his home in southwest suburban Chicago Ridge, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Chicago police are releasing a description of a dump trunk that struck and killed a 72-year-old woman on the southwest side last month.
Tinley Park police have issued a warning after an 18-year-old woman was involved in a road rage incident.
A dump truck driver struck and killed a 72-year-old woman in the Southwest Side’s Clearing neighborhood Friday evening, then drove off.
The busy intersection of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue was awash in mud Monday morning, after a water main broke beneath the pavement.
A car slammed into a semi-trailer truck in Berwyn early Friday, causing the truck to spill its diesel fuel all over the roadway.
A dog was spotted running in the middle of the Stevenson Expressway Tuesday morning.
Advice about watching out for Mr. Stranger-Danger is as good today as it was decades ago, as there was an attempted kidnapping Tuesday on the city’s Far Northwest Side.
If you drive the Eisenhower Expressway, you know how confusing the left-lane exits and entrances at either end of Oak Park can be.
The parents of a 25-year-old Marine from Elmwood Park who didn’t make it back from Afghanistan have honored a request made by their son.
A suburban woman who missed her prom when she was paralyzed in a drunken driving crash will be going to the prom Friday night, after an unlikely meeting.
The busy intersection of Harlem Avenue and Pershing Road on the boundary between Lyons and Stickney was shut down Wednesday morning, after a utility pole snapped.
An 80-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease was beaten to death at an Oak Park nursing home and police said Tuesday it appears another resident is to blame.