Firefighters battled a fire at a courtyard building in the 7900 block of South Phillips Avenue.Twitter

‘It Was Close, Really Close’: Survivors Of Fire That Displaced 100 Residents Tell Harrowing Escape Stories

“I started telling them to start tying sheets together," one resident said of his kids. "I’m going to have to lower them out the window to get them safe."

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Tatas Tacos In Portage Park Celebrates Holiday Season With 12 Days Of Tacos

The restaurant is also collecting donations for a special holiday meal at the Irving Park Food Pantry Dec. 19.

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King Drive Lights Up As Hundreds Of Donations Pour In To South Side Group

Here's how you can help My Block, My Hood, My City set up lights at South Side homes this weekend.