Aldermen Back Plan To Help Police, Firefighters, Paramedics Buy HomesThe City Council Housing Committee has approved a plan to encourage public safety personnel to move into high-crime neighborhoods.
Wrigley Firefighters Root For Cubs, But Might Not Get To Watch NLCSThey work about as close as you can get to Wrigley Field without sitting in the stands, but they might not be able to watch much of what’s happening on the field when the Cubs begin the National League Championship Series on Saturday.
Chicago Firefighters Bring Toys To Kids In The HospitalChicago firefighters helped spread some holiday cheer to kids in the hospital this Christmas Eve, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Firefighters, Police Officers Receive City's Top Awards For BraveryThe city’s Carter Harrison Award was presented to Police Officers Jeffrey Friedlieb and Ruben Del Valle, who shot and pursued a drug suspect, after he shot them.
Man Injured In Building Collapse In West PullmanFirefighters rescued a man who was trapped when a building collapsed in the West Pullman neighborhood Monday morning.
Chicago Honors Victims Of 9/11 On 10th AnniversaryAt fire stations around the city on Sunday, Chicago firefighters stopped for a moment of silence at 7:46 a.m. - marking the moment 10 years ago when the first plane hit the World Trade Center during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
City Probes Firefighters' Use Of Unofficial Parking PermitsThe Chicago Fire Department has launched an internal investigation into the use of unofficial parking placards, which are being used by firefighters from at least two firehouses in the city.
CPS And Firefighters Now Have Something In Common, Working In Extreme HeatChicago firefighters faced a brutal blaze in brutal heat Tuesday night. It was the capper to a sweltering day for everyone in the city.
Chicago Firefighters Get $94 Million In Back PayChicago firefighters and paramedics will get $94 million in back pay dating back to June 30, 2007 — bankrolled by debt likened to “borrowing to pay for last year’s groceries” — thanks to a contract ratified Monday.
Hope For Chicago Firefighters In 9-11 RescueTwo Chicago firefighters who were denied compensation for health problems they believe were caused by their work at Ground Zero, are expected to benefit from a $4.2 billion package passed by congress.
UPDATE: Local Firefighters Left Out Of WTC SettlementSome Chicago firefighters who volunteered to help at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks are being left out of a settlement to cover health claims.
Audit Finds Chicago Firefighters Falsified Mileage ClaimsMore than 80 firefighters assigned to the Chicago Fire Department's scandal-scarred Fire Prevention Bureau are under internal investigation for allegedly falsifying mileage.