Serial arsonist set house fire that led to firefighter’s dramatic rescue in Detroit, officials say
Eight Detroit firefighters were hospitalized after the collapse of the vacant building seen in the video player above. One of them was trapped under the rubble for two hours as his fellow first responders worked to free him.
Vote blocked on renaming Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive for Black explorer Jean Baptist Point DuSable
Aldermen used a parliamentary maneuver Wednesday to temporarily block a vote on a plan to rename Lake Shore Drive for the Black explorer credited with founding Chicago. After two aldermen called Wednesday for the measure to be deferred, the vote on whether to rename the outer Drive from Hollywood Avenue to 67th Street in honor of Jean Baptist Point DuSable was sent to the next City Council meeting. The move drew anger from the sponsor of the plan who said there were “racial overtones” in the delay tactic.chicagotribune.com