Man Critically Injured In Portage Park House FireThe fire was reported about 1:35 a.m. at a single-family home in the 5100 block of West Grace Street, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said. A 71-year-old man who was trapped in the building was taken to Community First Medical Center in critical condition.
Indiana Dune Where Boy Nearly Died In 2013 Will Remain Closed This SummerA team of scientists have been studying Mount Baldy, which is more than 120 feet tall, to determine what caused a hole that trapped Nathan Woessner under 11 feet of sand for more than three hours on July 12, 2013.
Jail Director Says Visitor's Abandonment Was 'Perfect Storm' Of MishapsTrapped inside a small visiting room, 51-year-old Farad Polk says he pounded on the door. But there he stayed for 32 hours, until he set off the fire sprinklers to get noticed. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Cops: Victim Traps Would-Be Car Thief In GarageWhen Andre Bacon repeatedly demanded a woman give him the keys to her 2012 Acura MDX in the Cragin neighborhood Saturday, she did so. And then she closed the door to the garage where the car was parked, trapping Bacon inside.
Ice Traps Woman Inside House For Weeks A Chicago woman has been basically trapped inside her home for weeks because her door has been encased in a block of ice.
Sewer Worker's Wife Learns About His Drowning On FacebookA sewer worker’s greatest fear became reality Wednesday night, when he drowned after he was swept away by rushing storm waters, and his widow had to find out about her husband’s tragic death on Facebook.
Boy Trapped Under Sand Dune Visits Church After RecoveryThe 6-year-old boy who was trapped under a sand dune for more than three hours earlier this month made his first public appearance since his life-and-death ordeal.
Park Officials Continue Probe Into Dune That Swallowed BoyPark rangers have brought in ground-penetrating radar to help determine why a 6-year-old boy plunged 11 feet under the sands of Mount Baldy at the Indiana Dunes a week ago.
Truck Gets Caught Under Live Power Line On Armitage AvenueBusy and fashionable Armitage Avenue was struck with a dangerous sight Wednesday morning, when a live power line fell on a truck and left it trapped inside.