House Explosion

Firefighters battled a blaze at a home in Mundelein, after an apparent explosion around noon on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Police: Argument Preceded Mundelein House Explosion, Fire

Police in Mundelein say a house explosion last Friday which killed a man and critically injured another – may have been no accident.


One person was injured in a house explosion in Elgin. (CBS)

One Person Injured In Elgin House Explosion

One person was injured in a house explosion in Elgin on Monday night, causing about $150,000 in damage, according to fire officials.


Firefighters pour water on the rubble of a house that was destroyed in an explosion late Monday night. Two neighboring homes caught fire as a result of the blast. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Elderly Woman Dies In House Explosion In Streator

An elderly woman was killed overnight when her home was leveled by an explosion in LaSalle County. The woman’s son also was in the home at the time, but survived. Three firefighters also were hurt while helping put out the flames.


Arunas Samoska. (Credit: Oak Lawn Police)

Prosecutors: Dispute With Wife Might Have Prompted Man To Blow Up House

A heated argument with his wife and his anger over the couple’s smashed wedding photo apparently led an Oak Lawn man to burn down his house early Saturday.


An explosion destroyed this house in Oak Lawn on Saturday morning. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Police Questioning Man In Oak Lawn House Explosion

An Oak Lawn man is being questioned by police following an arson fire and explosion this morning that destroyed a home.


James Borg (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Missing Woman’s Boyfriend Charged With Blowing Up Their House

James Borg had been in medical care since the July 14 explosion that leveled 135 Southeast Circle Drive.


A house in Lowell, Ind., was leveled in an explosion, and a second home was burned beyond repair when it caught fire because of the blast on Sept. 9, 2013. One man died in the explosion. (Credit: CBS)

Home Leveled, Man Killed By House Explosion In Lowell, Ind.

One person was killed when a home exploded Monday evening in a remote subdivision surrounded by Northwest Indiana farm country.


Firefighters on the scene of a house explosion in East Joliet. (CBS)

Missing Woman’s House Explodes In Joliet Township

An explosion and fire inside the home of a missing Joliet woman is being investigated as an arson, while the woman’s boyfriend, who was severely burned in the incident, is the prime suspect.


An abandoned house in Calumet City after there was an explosion. (CreditL CBS)

No One Hurt In Calumet City House Explosion

No ones was hurt when an explosion occurred in an abandoned house in Calumet CityA side wall completely stripped of its brick facade. A front window blown out. A back wall about to collapse. It’s the aftermath of a gas explosion in Calumet City.


Explosion in the Richmond Hill neighborhood of Indianapolis (CBS)

3 Charged In Fatal Indianapolis House Explosion

Monserrate Shirley, Mark Leonard and Bob Leonard were arrested Friday and charged with felony murder in the Nov. 10 blast, Marion County prosecutor Terry Curry said at a news conference.


Normal Avenue Explosion

Explosion Rips Through House In Auburn-Gresham Neighborhood

An explosion Monday morning left a house on the verge of collapsing to the ground in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

An explosion blew out the roof of an apartment building at 8734 Kimball Av. in Skokie on Dec. 12, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Apartment Explodes In Skokie, Near Busy Commerical Strip On Dempster

A two-story apartment building exploded in north suburban Skokie on Monday morning, sending flames shooting high into the air and leaving a man injured.


Chicago Fire Department

Nobody Hurt In South Side House Explosion

Nobody was injured when a house exploded Sunday afternoon on the South Side.


An apparent gas explosion leveled a home in the 6600 block of South Keating Avenue around 6:45 a.m. on Nov. 13, 2011. Two people were critically hurt and a third was also hospitalized. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

2 Critically Injured In House Explosion On Southwest Side

A house was flattened in an explosion early Sunday morning in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side and two people were critically hurt.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2011

Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

House Explodes In Park Forest

A house exploded in south suburban Park Forest Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Chicago Firetruck, generic sized image

House Explosion Rocks Glendale Heights

A house explosion rocked west suburban Glendale Heights this morning.


Fire officials survey the wreckage of a house explosion near 122nd and Ada. (CBS)

3 Hurt, House Destroyed In Explosion

Three people were injured – one critically – when a house exploded Sunday evening on the Far South Side.