Fire cleanup begins at Chicago skyscraper

CHICAGO, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Eight Chicago firefighters were in serious condition Tuesday after fire struck the 29th floor of an art-deco skyscraper with no sprinkler system.

28 injured in Chicago high-rise fire

CHICAGO, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Some 300 Chicago firefighters fought a stubborn five-alarm fire Monday that injured at least 28 people in a 45-story downtown building.

Terror drill heats up for Ridge visit

CHICAGO, May 15 (UPI) -- Crews scattered debris at a Bedford Park building Thursday, creating a smoky emergency scene of a building collapse on the most hectic day of the weeklong TOPOF

Ridge to observe Chicago terror drill

CHICAGO, May 14 (UPI) -- Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge will observe terrorism drills with Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and Gov. Rod Blagojevich Thursday, officials said.

Analysis:Black Primaries: Israel 2 Arabs 0

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The sound defeats of two five-term House incumbents -- 60-year old Congressman Earl Hilliard (D-Ala.) by a 34-year-old challenger, Artur Davis, in an Alabama De
JAMES CHAPIN, UPI Political Analyst
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