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Lawsuit Filed Following Fatal Fire

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.

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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.

Sep 10

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

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

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...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...

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.

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

Sep 10

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

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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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.

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 10

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

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.

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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.

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 calls death of four children 'the saddest situation'

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.

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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.

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

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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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.

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 I’ve ever gone through’

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.

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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.

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

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

Fire department concludes probe of blaze that killed four children; exact cause remains unclear

The owner, Tahir M. Sheikh, of Oak Brook, did not return calls seeking comment Monday. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

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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.

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

The owner, Tahir M. Sheikh, of Oak Brook, did not return calls seeking comment Monday. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

The owner, Tahir M. Sheikh, of Oak Brook, did not return calls seeking comment Monday. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

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4 children die in Roseland fire, 2 adults critically injured

The owner, Tahir M. Sheikh, of Oak Brook, did not return calls seeking comment Monday. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

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The blaze began at 3:25 a.m. on the second floor of an 18-unit building in the 11200 block of South Vernon Avenue, authorities said. It was not being treated as a suspicious fire, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said.

The owner, Tahir M. Sheikh, of Oak Brook, did not return calls seeking comment Monday. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

The owner, Tahir M. Sheikh, of Oak Brook, did not return calls seeking comment Monday. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

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4 children die in Roseland fire, 2 adults critically injured

The owner, Tahir M. Sheikh, of Oak Brook, did not return calls seeking comment Monday. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

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The blaze began at 3:25 a.m. on the second floor of an 18-unit building in the 11200 block of South Vernon Avenue, authorities said. It was not being treated as a suspicious fire, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said.

The owner, Tahir M. Sheikh, of Oak Brook, did not return calls seeking comment Monday. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

The owner, Tahir M. Sheikh, of Oak Brook, did not return calls seeking comment Monday. He also owns buildings in the 7100 block of South Cornell, the 7900 block of South Harvard and the 8000 block of Ingleside, records show.

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24 Hours to MidNight Circus Returns to Ogden Park!

Join the fun! In 24 hours the Midnight Circus Returns to Ogden Park!

Midnight Circus returns to Ogden Park
September 6th Saturday and September 7th Sunday
Time 3PM both Days

Admission $5 Plenty of Security!
The tour continues throughout Chicago
Admission Price goes up to $20!

Proceeds benefit our youth in our parks to fund program
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