Tahir Khan and Maria Tahir tried to get their family out, but the stairway was blocked by flames. They dropped their two youngest children out a window, to people outside the building, and then jumped to escape the flames. Their oldest son, 10-year-old Ans Khan, didn’t make it out.
The boy who died in a fire in the Hollywood Park neighborhood over the weekend has been identified as a 10-year-old boy who lived with his family in the four-story apartment building.
About 1:55 a.m., police saw suspects in one vehicle open fire toward another vehicle near Kimball and Fullerton avenues. The vehicle drove away at a “high speed” and hit several parked cars nearby.
The Chicago Fire Department responded shortly after 5:30 a.m., after two cars struck a building at the corner of Fullerton and Kimball Avenues.
Police are asking for help to identify the body of woman or teen girl found strangled and badly burned in a Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood Dumpster Sunday night.
An autopsy Monday determined a person whose charred body was found in a dumpster Sunday night in the Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood was strangled.
There was a large amount of smoke and fire pouring from the attic space and roof of the first building, and part of the roof collapsed during the blaze.
Police are warning people on the city’s Near West and Northwest sides about a robber on the loose who has been targeting women.
A Skokie two-flat that destroyed by an explosion and fire last month may have been set ablaze intentionally.
A Northwest Indiana man was high on drugs when he hit and injured an 83-year-old pedestrian while driving through the Albany Park neighborhood earlier this week.
A driver Monday morning slammed into several parked cars and a person waiting at a bus stop, and finally smashed into a flower shop at the edge of the Albany Park neighborhood.
At least six people were wounded in shootings overnight, bringing the total to two dead and at least 13 wounded in gun violence in the city since Friday night.
A North Side man was charged Saturday for fleeing the scene of an Albany Park neighborhood crash that killed a 76-year-old woman crossing the street.
A multi-vehicle crash this morning left one person injured and caused a major traffic jam on the Kennedy Expressway.