None Injured In Near West Side Building CollapseAuthorities responded about 11:05 p.m. to the roof collapse at the two-story vacant warehouse in the 300 block of North Carpenter Street, according to Chicago Police.
Man Busted Again For Colorado-To-Chicago UPS Marijuana ShipmentColorado’s “green rush” has been nothing but a bust for Ryan Bailey. For the second time in about five years, Bailey is behind bars for allegedly opening a hefty package of marijuana that was shipped from Colorado to Chicago through the United Parcel Service.
Gawkers Flocking To Salt Pile After Wall Collapse At Morton WarehouseThe shattered south wall of the Morton Salt facility at 1301 N. Elston Av., and the giant mountain of salt that surged Tuesday through the breach, have become somewhat of a tourist attraction.
Amazon To Open First Illinois Facility, Hire 1,000The company made the announcement about the $75 million project on Tuesday. The jobs figure would be reached by 2017.
Three-Alarm Fire Consumes Abandoned SW Side BuildingThe blaze broke out in an abandoned building in the 3600 block of South Homan Avenue, halting nearby railroad traffic on the Southwest Side, according to Fire Media Affairs.
Extra-Alarm Fire Guts Northwest Side WarehouseThe roof of the warehouse collapsed during the blaze, and the Fire Department said the structure was a total loss.
Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze In North LawndaleThe blaze, reported just after noon, is in the basement of a five-story warehouse that used to be a furniture company at 1034 S. Kostner Ave.
Extra-Alarm Fire Guts Brighton Park WarehouseA four-alarm fire destroyed a warehouse in Brighton Park overnight, and firefighters had to return to the scene a second time after extinguishing the blaze, when the fire reignited.
Fire Destroys Warehouse At Shuttered Joliet PrisonJoliet firefighters put out a blaze early Thursday at the shuttered Joliet Correctional Center, made famous for being used in the movie “Blues Brothers” and the TV show “Prison Break.”
Google Moving Chicago HQ To Fulton Market WarehouseGoogle Inc. said Thursday it will relocate its Chicago office to the Fulton Market district in the West Loop.
Chicago Heights Alderman Charged With BatteryA Chicago Heights alderman is facing battery charges after allegedly breaking a co-worker’s thumb in February during an argument at a Chicago Heights School District 170 warehouse, police said.
Extra-Alarm Fire Engulfs Warehouse In Coal CityFirefighters spent several hours Thursday working to put out an extra-alarm blaze at a warehouse building in far southwest suburban Grundy County.