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‘City on Fire’: A Look Back 150 Years After the Great Chicago Fire

The Chicago History Museum is looking to upend some common narratives and misconceptions about the devastating fire.

Surviving Kin of Chicago’s Famous O’Leary Family: ‘I Think It’s Time for Closure’

The fire remained a taboo subject within the family for generations.

Don’t Blame Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow for the Great Chicago Fire

The fire started in or near her home and her family's barn. And while it destroyed much of the city, it miraculously spared her own house.
Chicago 3-11 alarm that damaged seven homes

Eight Displaced When Multiple Homes Burn in Chicago

Eight people were displaced and multiple dogs required oxygen when six homes burned early Thursday in Chicago’s Fuller Park neighborhood.

Chicago (IL): 67 Shot, Eight Fatally, Nine Juveniles Wounded in Two Mass Shootings this...

The most recent mass shooting happened in the 800 block of North Ridgeway Avenue in Humboldt Park around 1:40 a.m.

23 Shot, Including Firefighter, Two Killed in Overnight Chicago (IL) Gun Violence

A Chicago Fire Department paramedic was grazed while attending to a patient inside the emergency room at Stroger Hospital around 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

One Killed, Five Wounded in Chicago (IL) Shooting

No one had been arrested in the shooting, police said Sunday as the investigation continued.

Officer Hurt in Chicago Shooting that Killed Partner Moves to Rehab

Officer Carlos Yanez, Jr.'s move out of a hospital marks "a major step in his recovery process."
Chicago firefighter among those injured at this recent fire

Firefighter Among Four Sent to Hospital After Chicago Fire

Four people, including one firefighter, were taken to hospitals after a fire Monday night in a South Shore apartment building, fire officials said.

Chicago Officer Killed, One Wounded in Traffic Stop Shooting

A 29-year-old female police officer in Chicago was killed and another officer was seriously wounded in an exchange of gunfire during a traffic stop.


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