'Major Explosion And Fire' Reported At General Iron Industries Scrap Yard In Lincoln ParkChicago Fire Department officials said they responded to a call of an explosion at the General Iron Industries scrap metal recycling plant at 1909 N. Kingsbury around 9:10 a.m., but could not immediately confirm what had happened.
Neighbor Smelled Gas Before 'Explosion,' House Fire In KenoshaA person living near the house said there was an explosion, and right before that happened he smelled a gas leak outside the house near 79th and 30th. 
Man Injured In Streamwood House ExplosionWindows were blown out and the side of a house was left charred following an explosion in Streamwood Monday afternoon.
Lives Of 4 Employees Killed In Chemical Plant Explosion Remembered At Waukegan MemorialThe lives of four men killed a week ago in a deadly chemical plant explosion were honored Friday morning.
Fourth Victim In Waukegan Explosion Identified As Daniel NicklasThe fourth victim in the explosion that destroyed the AB Specialty Silicones plant in Waukegan last Friday has been identified by the company as 24-year-old Daniel Nicklas of Beach Park, Illinois. 
Two More Waukegan Explosion Victims Identified: Jeff Cummings And Byron Biehn, Of WisconsinLake County authorities have identified two more victims of last weekend's deadly explosion at a chemical plant in Waukegan.
Search Continues For Missing Chemical Plant Worker After Deadly Waukegan ExplosionThe search continues for one man still missing after a deadly explosion at the AB Specialty Silicones plant in Waukegan this weekend.
South Side House Catches Fire After Explosion At Nearby Finkl Steel Plant; 'They Saw Fireballs'A home in the Burnside neighborhood caught fire Wednesday morning, after an explosion in a slag pit at the nearby Finkl Steel plant sent flaming debris flying into the air.
Two Injured In Explosion At Goose Island Metal RefineryTwo people were seriously injured in a furnace explosion at a metal smelting and refining facility Wednesday afternoon in the Goose Island neighborhood.
Two Injured In Boiler Explosion At Carmel High School Near IndianapolisTwo men are recovering after surviving an explosion at a high school near Indianapolis.
UPDATE: Teen Charged With Morgan Park High School Fireworks IncidentPolice have not said whether he was the same person responsible for a similar fireworks explosion at Morgan Park High School on Tuesday November 13.
Two Metra Workers Injured In Explosion At Grayland Station
Workers Recover After Water Plant ExplosionFire officials said the worker was using a blowtorch to open a sludge tank at the water reclamation plant Thursday when something sparked an enormous tank of methane gas.
Water Treatment Plant Explosion Caused By Blowtorch That Ignited MethaneCrews using a blowtorch in a building that had filled with methane gas set off an explosion at a Far South Side water treatment plant on Thursday, bringing the roof down, trapping two workers and injuring a total of 10, according to Fire Department officials.
Ten Injured In Methane Gas Blast At Water Reclamation PlantTwo were trapped, forcing rescuers to search the rubble.