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Torn Down

A Roseland neighborhood building that had been gutted by fire was torn down on Feb. 27, 2013, making it the 300th abandoned structure demolished by the city of Chicago since July 2012. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM Newsradio)

City Demolishes 300th Abandoned Building Since Last July

Police said abandoned buildings serve as havens for drug and gang activity.

02/27/2013

Feral Cats

Crews Tear Down Stinky House Once Occupied By Cat Hoarder

The former home of a Vernon Hills cat hoarder has been torn down, after year of complaints that it stunk up the entire neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

A building at 79th and Halsted streets collapsed on Tuesday. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Historic Auburn-Gresham Building Torn Down After Partial Collapse

A historic building in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood was torn down overnight, after its upper story came crashing to the ground and left four people injured.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012