The man, 26, was about to jump from the top floor when he was plucked from a window ledge by firefighters with a ladder.
A suspicious fire damaged a church early Sunday in the Norwood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Bond has been set at $1 million for an Elgin woman charged with killing a 61-year-old acquaintance in his apartment over the weekend. The victim’s apartment was also set on fire.
An Elgin woman has been charged with murdering a 61-year-old acquaintance found dead in his burning northwest suburban apartment Saturday morning. Charges are pending against a second suspect, police said.
Firefighters rescued about a dozen people from an extra-alarm blaze in south suburban Dolton early Saturday and one man jumped from a second-floor window to escape the fire.
Authorities say arson may be to blame for a fire that destroyed two homes and a church in Ford Heights. PHOTOS