The worker, believed to be about 20, and another man were taking apart an old rooftop water tank about 4 p.m. on a building near Grand and Sacramento, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said.
Neighbors said the dog had been up there for three days.
When Shari Hart was diagnosed with leukemia last week, her 14-year-old son wanted to do something special. So he wrote her a simple message: “HI MOM,” with a smiley face inside the O.
It was a message written in the snow on the roof of a parking garage across from a Chicago hospital, and now the staff is trying to find the person it was intended for.
All students were safely evacuated from Higgins Elementary School at 11710 S. Morgan St.
A man who shoved police and ran from officers questioning him about a stolen vehicle fled onto a Lakeview neighborhood roof, and threatened to jump before authorities convinced him to come down.
The 19-year-old man was climbing the pole in the 1800 block of West Montrose Avenue at 2:45 a.m. when he came in contact with a transformer.
Hawthorne Scholastic Academy Principal Nate Pietrini asked all teachers at Hawthorne to set a reading goal for their class in an effort to increase the amount of time kids spent reading.
Children were evacuated from a parochial school in the Logan Square neighborhood, after a man threatened to jump from a roof nearby.
Firefighters spent almost three hours putting out a fire that erupted at a two-story brick office building early Monday in west suburban Downers Grove.
The man became tangled in rope being used to lower equipment while working in the 300 block of West Superior Street, police say.
A lightning strike resulted in a fire on the roof and in the attic of a home on Sunday night, with damage estimated at $50,000.
No injuries were reported when an elevator house caught fire on the roof of a four-story building this afternoon in the Bucktown neighborhood.
No one was injured Sunday morning when part of a roof at an Illinois Secretary of State’s driver services building in Lombard collapsed.
A historic church sustained heavy damage when the roof collapsed, apparently from the weight of snow on Wednesday night but details are not yet confirmed.
Strong winds blew the entire roof off a Navy Pier stage Saturday afternoon. Nobody was injured.
The cave-in occurred at 1500 S. Normal Avenue around 6 p.m. Thurdsday.
A mother has been shut out of her Albany Park home after the city deemed the building “unsafe.”