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Funeral held for 4 siblings killed in Roseland fire

...and Shamarion, Carlvon and Carliysia Clark.The four died last week in a fire near 112th and Vernon.The fire started in a largely-vacant second-floor apartment.The ABC7 I-Team found...

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Building owner, manager named in two more suits after deadly Roseland fire

Shamaya Coleman and her boyfriend, Nathaniel Johnson, separately filed negligence lawsuits Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court. Both suits name Tahir M. Sheikh, who owns the 18-unit building at 11240 South Vernon, and J&J Real Estate Management and Construction.

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Lawsuit Filed Following Fatal Fire

Most residents were able to escape the blaze at the 18-unit apartment building on the 11200 block of South Vernon Avenue. Once outside, some said they saw two adults screaming for children still inside.

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City inspectors also paid calls to building owner Tahir Sheikh's other Chicago buildings, including one in the 800 block of South Ingleside and one in the 7900 block of South Harvard.

Sep 10

After 4 kids die in fire, building owner cited for other properties

...a day after a fire ravaged owner Tahir Sheikh’s 18-unit apartment complex at 11238 S. Vernon Ave. Killed in the fire were Carliysia Clark, 16, Carlvon Clark, 13, Shamarion Clark, 12, and...

Firefighters at the scene of a blaze in an 18-unit building in the 11200 block of South Vernon.

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The other inspections were done at Sheikh’s properties at 7954 S. Harvard Ave., 7150 S. Cornell Ave. and 8003 S. Ingleside Ave.

The other inspections were done at Sheikh’s properties at 7954 S. Harvard Ave., 7150 S. Cornell Ave. and 8003 S. Ingleside Ave.

The other inspections were done at Sheikh’s properties at 7954 S. Harvard Ave., 7150 S. Cornell Ave. and 8003 S. Ingleside Ave.

Sep 10

Landlord sued in South Side blaze that killed 4 children

The lawsuit was filed late Tuesday on behalf of Darlene Hudson, the mother of Nate Johnson, according to a news release. She is suing Tahir M. Sheikh, the owner of the building in the 11200 block of South Vernon, as well as J&J Real Estate Management and Construction.

Sep 10

Lawsuit: Building where 4 kids died in fire was 'a death trap'

The lawsuit names Tahir M. Sheikh, the owner of the building at 11242 S. Vernon Ave., and the management company, J & J Management and Construction.

Firefighters at the scene of a blaze in an 18-unit building in the 11200 block of South Vernon.

Sep 10

After 4 kids die in fire, building owner cited for other properties

...a day after a fire ravaged owner Tahir Sheikh’s 18-unit apartment complex at 11238 S. Vernon Ave. Killed in the fire were Carliysia Clark, 16, Carlvon Clark, 13, Shamarion Clark, 12, and...

Firefighters at the scene of a blaze in an 18-unit building in the 11200 block of South Vernon.

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The other inspections were done at Sheikh’s properties at 7954 S. Harvard Ave., 7150 S. Cornell Ave. and 8003 S. Ingleside Ave.

The other inspections were done at Sheikh’s properties at 7954 S. Harvard Ave., 7150 S. Cornell Ave. and 8003 S. Ingleside Ave.

The other inspections were done at Sheikh’s properties at 7954 S. Harvard Ave., 7150 S. Cornell Ave. and 8003 S. Ingleside Ave.

Sep 10

Landlord Sued In South Side Blaze That Killed 4 Children

The lawsuit was filed late Tuesday on behalf of Darlene Hudson, the mother of Nate Johnson, according to a news release. She is suing Tahir M. Sheikh, the owner of the building in the 11200 block of South Vernon, as well as J&J Real Estate Management and Construction.

Sep 10

Lawsuit: Building where 4 kids died in fire was 'a death trap'

The lawsuit names Tahir M. Sheikh, the owner of the building at 11242 S. Vernon Ave., and the management company, J & J Management and Construction.

Firefighters at the scene of a blaze in an 18-unit building in the 11200 block of South Vernon.

Sep 10

Landlord sued in South Side blaze that killed 4 children

The lawsuit was filed late Tuesday on behalf of Darlene Hudson, the mother of Nate Johnson, according to a news release. She is suing Tahir M. Sheikh, the owner of the building in the 11200 block of South Vernon, as well as J&J Real Estate Management and Construction.

Sep 10

Building Owner Calls Death Of Four Children ‘The Saddest Situation’

The fire in the 11200 block of South Vernon Avenue killed Eri’ana Patton Smith, 7; Shamarian Coleman, 12; Carlvon Clark, 13; and Carliysia Clark, 15. Autopsies Tuesday found all four died of carbon monoxide toxicity from inahlation of smoke and soot, and their deaths were ruled accidents.

The blaze began at 3:25 a.m. on the second floor of an 18-unit building at 11240 S. Vernon Ave., authorities said.

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Sheikh also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

Sheikh also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

Sheikh also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

Sep 10

Building owner calls deaths of 4 kids ‘saddest situation I’ve ever gone through’

Tahir M. Sheikh of Oak Brook spoke to reporters before a hearing Tuesday afternoon where the city filed a new complaint alleging it discovered 75 code violations at his building in the 11200 block of South Vernon — including 58 on Monday.

The blaze began at 3:25 a.m. on the second floor of the 18-unit building at 11240 S. Vernon Ave., authorities said.

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Though Sheikh is the owner of record, he said his brother also invests money in his Chicago properties. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of South Ingleside, records show.

Though Sheikh is the owner of record, he said his brother also invests money in his Chicago properties. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of South Ingleside, records show.

Though Sheikh is the owner of record, he said his brother also invests money in his Chicago properties. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of South Ingleside, records show.

Sep 09

Building owner calls death of four children 'the saddest situation'

The fire in the 11200 block of South Vernon Avenue killed Eri'ana Patton Smith, 7; Shamarian Coleman, 12; Carlvon Clark, 13; and Carliysia Clark, 15. Autopsies Tuesday found all four died of carbon monoxide toxicity from inahlation of smoke and soot, and their deaths were ruled accidents.

The blaze began at 3:25 a.m. on the second floor of an 18-unit building at 11240 S. Vernon Ave., authorities said.

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Sheikh also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

Sheikh also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

Sheikh also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

Sep 09

Building owner called to court after Roseland fatal fire

Dr. Sheikh was summoned to housing court Tuesday for an emergency hearing after the fatal fire at 112th and Vernon. Sheikh said in court he believed all the earlier building code violations had been corrected by last month. Tenants and the city disagree.

Sep 09

Tenants ordered out of building where 4 kids died in fire

Judge Joseph Sconza appointed a receiver at the request of the city to see that the building in the 11200 block of South Vernon Avenue in Roseland is vacant and secured.

Sep 09

Building owner calls death of four children ‘saddest situation I’ve ever gone through’

Tahir M. Sheikh of Oak Brook spoke to reporters before a hearing Tuesday afternoon where the city filed a new complaint alleging it discovered 75 code violations at his building in the 11200 block of South Vernon — including 58 on Monday.

The blaze began at 3:25 a.m. on the second floor of the 18-unit building at 11240 S. Vernon Ave., authorities said.

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Though Sheikh is the owner of record, he said his brother also invests money in his Chicago properties. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of South Ingleside, records show.

Though Sheikh is the owner of record, he said his brother also invests money in his Chicago properties. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of South Ingleside, records show.

Though Sheikh is the owner of record, he said his brother also invests money in his Chicago properties. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of South Ingleside, records show.

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