Driver Charged In Rogers Park Hit-And-Run That Killed FirefighterSimeon Barrientas, of the 1600 block of West Farwell, has been charged with a felony count of failure to report an accident causing a death and a misdemeanor count of driving having never been issued a license, police said. He was expected to appear in bond court Wednesday.
Off-Duty Detective, Firefighter Rescue 5 After Boat CapsizesDetective Donovan Jackson and firefighter Rylenski Strong were jet skiing on Lake Michigan about 8:20 p.m. near 65th Street when they came across a 16-foot boat that capsized,
Chicago Firefighter Helping Collect Bottled Water For Flint, MichiganShocked by the tainted water scandal in Flint, Michigan, a Chicago firefighter has been collecting bottled water to help out, and has been blown away by how many people are donating.
CFD: Blaze That Left Firefighter Daniel Capuano Dead Was AccidentalA blaze at a vacant South Side warehouse that left firefighter Daniel Capuano dead in December was set off by a construction worker and deemed accidental, the Chicago Fire Department announced Wednesday.
Thousands Gather At Funeral For Fallen Firefighter Daniel CapuanoHundreds of firefighters were expected to line the funeral route of fallen Chicago Firefighter/Paramedic Daniel Capuano, who died in a fall down an unmarked and unprotected open elevator shaft while fighting a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood on Monday.
Firefighter Killed In Fall While Battling South Chicago BlazeDaniel Capuano, 42, a 15-year veteran of the department, died early Monday morning, after falling through an elevator shaft while battling a warehouse fire in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Funeral Today For Veteran FirefighterThe funeral service is being held this morning for the Chicago firefighter who collapsed and died of a heart attack after returning from a call on Nov. 11
Late Firefighter Remembered As 'Heart And Soul' Of His UnitA touching salute to a fallen Chicago firefighter drew hundreds of his comrades to his wake Tuesday night in the Chatham neighborhood.
Firefighter Injured In Apartment Blaze On South SideChicago firefighters battled three blazes Friday morning, and one a firefighter was injured on the South Side.
Three, Including Firefighter, Injured During Fire In Buena ParkThree people, including a Chicago firefighter, were hospitalized after an extra-alarm fire broke out at an apartment building in the Buena Park neighborhood.
Chicago Firefighter Suffers Fatal Heart AttackA Chicago firefighter suffered a heart attack and died late Sunday after he returned to quarters after helping to put out a small fire in the South Side Beverly neighborhood.
Visitation Held For Fallen Firefighter Herbie JohnsonVisitation was held Tuesday afternoon for the Chicago firefighter everyone called "Herbie," a larger-than-life figure who inspired family and colleagues alike.