Corey Ascolani, 34, and 26 other hikers became trapped in a valley in Langtang National Park, after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, killing thousands, and triggering avalanches and landslides that blocked trails with debris.
A 9-year-old boy from Highland Park, his cousin, and his aunt were rescued from Lake Michigan on Friday, about 12 hours after they were reported missing while kayaking off Door County.
A 15-year-old boy has died after he was pulled out of a pond in northwest suburban McHenry County late Thursday night.
The owner faces animal-abuse charges after 30 dogs were found in a small one-bedroom apartment in North Chicago.
The 36-foot boat washed onto land shortly before 4 p.m. near the mouth of the Calumet River on the lake.
A kayaker was saved after calling for help on a ship-to-shore radio Wednesday afternoon after his kayak started sinking on Lake Michigan.
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.
Two adults and a child were rescued from a home in West Pullman, after being trapped by a fire officials believe was a case of arson.
Firefighters rescued a male from Lake Michigan early Thursday in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.
The father of a Blue Island man who survived the sinking of the replica of the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy said it hasn’t quite dawned on his son yet that he’s lucky to be alive.
Hundreds of birds that had been flying free in a trash-strewn townhome in Aurora were in a new home on Saturday.
A 6-year-old boy was in serious condition Tuesday morning, after being pulled from Lake Michigan by his even younger brother at the South Side’s Rainbow Beach.
Life jackets may have saved the lives of two 14-year-old girls when they were thrown from a jet ski and spent more than an hour floating in Lake Michigan Monday near north suburban Winnetka.
A 14-year-old boy was rescued Tuesday night after a floating pier he was standing on dislodged and carried him down the Chicago River, officials said.
Employees celebrated at a South Size Pizza Hut Tuesday, after it was announced that a number of restaurants in danger of closing will remain open after all.
A year ago, no one thought a dog named Ike would survive after being rescued on his namesake expressway.
Firefighters responded to a blaze in the 1800 block of North Wood Avenue Friday and rescued two canine occupants, one of which had to be revived with oxygen and CPR.
Several dogs go up for adoption today (Friday, March 25) in Chicago after being rescued from puppy mills in Missouri.
Five cats were rescued from a burning house Thursday afternoon in north suburban Skokie after the pets’ owners told firefighters they were still inside.
A woman and her dog were rescued by fire crews after she fell through ice while chasing after the dog Wednesday morning in northwest suburban Des Plaines.