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A worker was injured after falling from a water tank that was being dismantled Monday. (CBS)

Worker Injured After Falling From Water Tank In Humboldt Park

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.

08/18/2014

A dog wandered onto the roof of a vacant home in Chatham; neighbors said the dog was there for three days before an Animal Control worker went up and got him down using a snare. (Credit: Mike Krauser/CBS)

City Worker Rescues Dog From Roof Of Vacant House

Neighbors said the dog had been up there for three days.

04/11/2014

Hi Mom in snow on parking garage roof

“Hi Mom” Written In Snow For Mom With Leukemia “Made Me Cry”

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.

02/11/2014

Someone wrote "Hi Mom God Bless U" on a parking deck roof at Rush Hospital. (Angela Washek)

ICU Nurse Wants To Solve Mystery: Who Carved Heartwarming Message On Snowy Parking Deck?

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.

02/11/2014

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

Fire On Roof Prompts Evacuation Of West Pullman School

All students were safely evacuated from Higgins Elementary School at 11710 S. Morgan St.

08/30/2013

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Man Fleeing From Cops Threatened To Jump From Roof

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.

07/23/2013

Electric Pole, Power Sign

Police: Man Electrocuted While Climbing Pole To Tag Roof

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.

05/30/2013

Hawthorne Scholastic Academy Principal Nate Pietrini camped out on the roof of the school after students met reading goals set by their teachers. He read to students during a webcast from the roof. (Photo courtesy Nate Pietrini)

Principal Camps Out On Roof After Students Meet Reading Goals

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.

05/24/2013

A Chicago police car. (Photo Credit: MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kids Evacuated From School As Man Threatens To Jump From Nearby Roof

Children were evacuated from a parochial school in the Logan Square neighborhood, after a man threatened to jump from a roof nearby.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Downers Grove Fire

Two-Alarm Blaze Damages State Senator’s Downers Grove Office

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.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

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Worker On Roof Dies After Becoming Tangled In Rope

The man became tangled in rope being used to lower equipment while working in the 300 block of West Superior Street, police say.

07/28/2011

Lighting Bolt/Strike Generic (Photo credit: ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Lightning-Sparked Roof Fire Causes $50K In Damage

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.

04/04/2011

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Fire Breaks Out On Roof In Bucktown

No injuries were reported when an elevator house caught fire on the roof of a four-story building this afternoon in the Bucktown neighborhood.

03/17/2011

File Photo Of A Silhouette Of Firefighters (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

No Injuries In Driver’s Facility Roof Collapse

No one was injured Sunday morning when part of a roof at an Illinois Secretary of State’s driver services building in Lombard collapsed.

02/13/2011

First Baptist Congregational Church roof collapse. (Photo by Wanda Washington)

Roof Collapses On Historic Church

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.

02/03/2011

Skyline Stage

Wind Blows Roof Off Skyline Stage At Navy Pier

Strong winds blew the entire roof off a Navy Pier stage Saturday afternoon. Nobody was injured.

12/12/2010

Four people were hurt when a roof collapsed at this Far South Side store. (CBS)

4 Injured In Roof Collapse At Family Dollar Store

The cave-in occurred at 1500 S. Normal Avenue around 6 p.m. Thurdsday.

12/02/2010

Unsafe Building

Woman Shut Out Of Home Deemed ‘Unsafe’ By City

A mother has been shut out of her Albany Park home after the city deemed the building “unsafe.”

CBS 2–10/20/2010