The blaze broke out overnight at a three-story apartment building in the 300 block of West Webster Avenue.
A man was left in critical condition after being stabbed in the Lincoln Park neighborhood overnight, on a stretch of Lincoln Avenue that is home to a busy nightlife district.
Newly-elected Ald. Michele Smith (43rd) is already following through on a campaign promise, and trying to curb the redevelopment plans for the old Lincoln Park Hospital.
The full City Council on Wednesday gave the green light to a controversial redevelopment plan – at the last Council meeting for the retiring alderman who supports the idea.
The City Council’s Zoning Committee on Tuesday signed off on redevelopment of the old Lincoln Park Hospital that has won over the lame-duck alderman, but divided the community.
No injuries were reported when an elevator house caught fire on the roof of a four-story building this afternoon in the Bucktown neighborhood.
Residents of the Lincoln Park neighborhood say they do not want a new grocery store to replace the old Lincoln Park Hospital.