Woman Rescued From East Chatham Fire; 2 Cops, 1 Civilian HurtTwo police officers suffered minor injuries when they rushed into the building to help other people get out, and one other man was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
CFD Honors 50th Anniversary Of Fatal Mickelberry Plant ExplosionOn Feb. 7, 1968, more than 300 firefighters were called to the Mickelberry Food Products Company at 50th and Halsted.
Aldermen OK Outside Investigation Into Des Plaines Police Golf OutingAldermen have voted for an independent investigator to look into allegations of criminal misconduct during an off-duty golf outing.
State Fire Marshal: Have An Escape PlanThe State Fire Marshal is urging Illinois residents to test smoke alarms and prepare a family emergency escape plan.
Crown Point Firefighters Rescue Dog From Icy PondA call came in after 8:30 a.m. to Lake County 911 with a report that a dog had fallen through the ice and was trapped in the water.
National Weather Service Says Chicago-Area Below Snow Accumulation AverageThe Chicago-area has seen quite a bit less snow than average, so far this winter, but the coming days could change that.
Republican Lawmaker Sponsors Laquan McDonald Act"I am actually shocked and surprised that many of the Chicago representatives aren't jumping up on top of this bill."
Authorities: Man Shot Trying To Flee Crash In Harvey Police VehicleA Harvey Police Officer was injured while shooting a man who commandeered his car on Wednesday following a crash.
Field Museum Scientists Studying Meteorite Found After January FireballThe golf ball-sized meteorite was recovered on a frozen pond in Michigan after a fireball lit up the sky on Jan. 16, when a meteor fell to Earth.
Milwaukee Looks To Chicago To Boot Ticket ScofflawsMilwaukee is looking to take a page from Chicago when it comes to unpaid parking tickets.
Tiny Houses Have Big Plans To Expand In ChicagoThe non-profit start-up Chicago Tiny House Inc. envisions replicating what's been done elsewhere in the country.
Activist Andrew Holmes Seeks Public's Help In Solving 2 Baby Cold CasesThere’s an effort Friday morning to help solve two cases involving newborns found abandoned and dead in two south suburbs last year.
CTU To Vote On Merging With Charter School UnionMembers of the Chicago Teacher’s Union are voting today on a plan to merge their union with a union representing charter school teachers.
Bannon To Speak At Univ. Of Chicago Amid ProtestsStudents and nearby residents are upset with the Univ. of Chicago for inviting Steve Bannon to speak at the school.
CTU Opposes School Board Plan About Relaxing EthicsThe Chicago Teacher’s Union is speaking out against a plan by the School Board to relax ethics rules so that a former board member can become the Chief Operating Officer.