Firefighters swarmed the property at 58th Street and Calumet Avenue around 7 p.m. after reports of an explosion, and they pulled two women from the flattened property.
At least six people were wounded in shootings across the city Thursday. Most recently, a man was shot in the left foot in the Pilsen neighborhood.
-An investigation is underway after Chicago Police shot and killed a 26-year-old man who pointed a gun at officers overnight.
Activists have said they are not giving up the fight to save a Washington Park neighborhood high school, but Chicago Public Schools officials have suggested the battle is pretty much over.
A Chicago police officer was recovering at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, after a crash that left him pinned inside his cruiser late Wednesday night.
The most recent fatal shooting occurred Thursday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
A man was shot and killed during a carjacking Tuesday night in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side.
A boy was shot in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood Tuesday night.
The most recent fatality happened early Sunday in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood. Corey Brownlee, 32, was shot in the chest about 2:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue.
The lone fatality occurred Friday afternoon in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side.
The fire broke out about 11:50 p.m. in the top floor of a four-floor apartment building in the 6200 block of South King Drive.
Three men and a teenager were hurt in a drive-by shooting in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side late Friday.
A 16-year-old girl was shot Saturday night at a park in the South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.
A person of interest is being questioned in connection with the shooting death of a 67-year-old man in the Washington Park neighborhood Tuesday morning.
A teenage boy involved in Monday fight outside a Washington Park home returned for blood two days later, fatally shooting one boy standing and wounding another.
A man armed with a gun attempted to lure three children who were walking to school on the South Side on Friday, school officials said.
A gunman who opened fire while pedaling past a Washington Park neighborhood home killed a teenage boy and wounded another Wednesday evening.
A man and a 14-year-old boy were killed and 15 people were wounded — including an 11-year-old girl shot on her front porch — in gun violence throughout the city over the weekend.
Special cameras will begin issuing warnings to speeders near four city parks as early as late next week. Actual ticketing won’t be far behind.
Tomorrow marks the unofficial beginning of the school year, with the Bud Billiken Parade. It is considered one of the largest back to school celebrations in the country.