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Buildup of natural gas caused building collapse on South Side

The building near 58th Street and Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood pancaked at 6:55 p.m. after an explosion, authorities said.

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Officials Determine Cause of Chicago Building Collapse

About 1,000 power customers were left without power after the building, near East 58th Street and South Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood, came down at around 7 p.m. after what neighbors said was a series of booms.

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Fire Department: Natural gas buildup likely led to South Side building collapse

A People's Gas worker looks over the debris Monday at the site of a building collapse on the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue in Chicago, the day after Chicago Fire Department crews rescued two people and a dog.

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Natural Gas Explosion Likely Caused Building Collapse

A three-story building at 5845 S. Calumet Av. collapsed around 7 p.m. Sunday night. Firefighters rescued two women — ages 51 and 78 — as well as a dog, after sifting through the rubble.

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Investigan causas del desplome de un edificio al sur de Chicago

Imagen de los escombros del edificio que el domingo colapsó por completo en la cuadra 5800 S. Calumet Ave., en el barrio de Washington Park. JOSÉ M. OSORIO/TRIBUNE

24 hours ago

Investigators still trying to determine cause of South Side building collapse

The collapse happened in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood Sunday night.

30 hours ago

3 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A 27-year-old man was in a car in the 5900 block of South Michigan when another vehicle pulled up and one of the three people inside it opened fire, police said.

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Ladarius Edwards and another man, both 23, were standing on the sidewalk about 2:50 a.m. in the 8000 block of South Fairfield, when a male walked out of a nearby gangway and opened fire, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Edwards, of the 2500 block of West 79th Street, was shot in the head and the right leg, authorities said. He was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, where he was pronounced dead at 3:14 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

Jeffrey Daniels, 24, was found unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head in the 200 block of North Mason, authorities said.

Daniels, of 1400 block of West Taylor, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:08 a.m., authorities said.

About 9 p.m. Friday, officers found 24-year-old David Kennedy unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head inside an apartment in the 5200 block of South Cornell, police and the medical examiner’s office said.

Kennedy, of the 3700 block of South Wood, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:45 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy performed Saturday ruled his death a homicide.

31 hours ago

Boy, 15, among four people wounded in shootings in Chicago

The boy was walking in the 300 block of East 53rd Street in the Washington Park neighborhood around 5 p.m. Sunday when someone came out of an alley and fired, according to Police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney. The attacker then fled on foot.

The man told police he was in a traveling in a vehicle in the 5900 block of South Michigan Avenue when another car, with three occupants, pulled up and someone inside fired shots, Pacheco said.

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The man told the police he was shot in the 2900 block of East 83rd Street. He suffered several gunshot wounds to his arm and was taken to the Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition stabilized, Alfaro said.

The shooting happened about 2:30 p.m. in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue, said Sweeney, citing preliminary information. The victim was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, he said. 

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35 hours ago

2 Women, Dog Rescued After Chicago Apartment Collapses

About 1,000 power customers were left without power after the building, near East 58th Street and South Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood, came down at around 7 p.m. after what neighbors said was a series of booms.

35 hours ago

Inspectors investigate cause of Washington Park building collapse

PHOTOS: Washington Park apartment building explodes, collapsesThe structure came crashing down near 58th Street and Calumet Avenue in the city's Washington Park neighborhood around 7 p.m. Sunday. Two women, ages...

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Dos heridos al explotar y colapsar un edificio al sur de Chicago

Los reportes iniciales, indica el diario Chicago Tribune, apuntan a que primero ocurrió una explosión antes de que el edificio colapsara en la cuadra 5800 S. Calumet Ave.

40 hours ago

Collapsed building on South Side

...of a 3-year-old frame apartment building about 7 p.m. Sunday in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue. Two women and a dog were pulled alive from the rubble, authorities said. One woman...

40 hours ago

Two rescued after apartment building collapse on South Side

The building near 58th Street and Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood pancaked at 6:55 p.m. after an explosion. The two women were the only people believed to be living in the building at the time, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said.

40 hours ago

Washington Park Apartment Building Collapses After Explosion: Fire Official

At least two people were hurt when the building in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue collapsed about 7 p.m., said Larry Langford, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman.

40 hours ago

Crews rescue people trapped in rubble of collapsed building on South Side

It happened in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood.

40 hours ago

2 people, dog rescued from rubble of collapsed South Side building

Chicago firefighters work at the scene where an apartment building exploded and collapsed in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue.

40 hours ago

Crews rescue 2, dog trapped in rubble of collapsed South Side building

...of a 3-year-old frame apartment building about 7 p.m. Sunday in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue. Two women and a dog were pulled alive from the rubble, authorities said. One woman...

40 hours ago

Crews rescue people trapped in rubble of collapsed building on South Side

It happened in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood.

40 hours ago

Two Women Rescued From Building Collapse

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...

40 hours ago

2 rescued after S. Side apartment building collapses

Two women were rescued from the rubble of a collapsed apartment building on the city's South Side Sunday night.The three-story building near 58th Street and Calumet in the Washington Park neighborhood collapsed around 7 p.m. Sunday.

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Chicago gospel pianist Eddie Robinson dies at 81

A wake is being held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday followed by the funeral service at Greater Harvest Missionary Baptist Church at 5151 South State Street.

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