Daughter Of Chicago Firefighter Who Died In Blaze Five Years Ago Calls For Tougher Penalties Against Building Owners Daughter of a Chicago firefighter who died in the line of duty five years ago is asking why it had to happen again this week, and is calling for tougher penalties against the landlords whose buildings burn.
Owner Of Building Where Firefighters Died Gets 6 Months For ContemptThe owner of a building where two firefighters died in an extra-alarm blaze in 2010 has pleaded guilty to contempt charges for failing to make court-ordered repairs to the building, and he has been sentenced to six months in jail.
Owner Of Building Where Firefighters Died Can't Make Bond, Sent To JailThe owner of a South Shore neighborhood building where two Chicago firefighters died battling a blaze is now in jail, after failing to make bond on contempt charges.
Chicago Commemorates Firefighters Killed 1 Year AgoA memorial was held Thursday morning, one year to the day after two Chicago firefighters died when the roof of a South Shore neighborhood building collapsed in a fire.
Owners Of Building Where Firefighters Died Charged With Criminal ContemptThe owners of the South Side laundry where two Chicago firefighters died a year ago, are now facing criminal charges.
Children Of Fallen Firefighter Sue Owners Of Building That CollapsedThe children of one of two firefighters killed last year when the roof of an abandoned building collapsed last year have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the building’s owners.
Firefighter's Daughter To Sue Owners Of Building Where He DiedThe daughter of a fallen Chicago firefighter plans to announce on Wednesday that she's suing the owners of the abandoned building where her father and another firefighter were killed last year.
Report Blames Poor Communication For Firefighters' DeathsAn investigation by by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has found a lack of communication - and insufficient equipment - contributed to the deaths of two Chicago firefighters last year.
Emanuel Attends Chicago Firefighter Memorial Day MassMemorial Day is a time to honor those who serve our country. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was doing just that Monday morning, attending the Chicago Firefighter Memorial Day Mass at Holy Family Church in the University Village neighborhood.
Crackdown May Be Coming On Vacant BuildingsThe deaths last month of two Chicago firefighters in a roof collapse may result in a tougher law regarding vacant buildings.
Funeral Service Held For Firefighter AnkumIt is another day of mourning for the city and its bravest, as firefighter Corey Ankum is remembered by family, friends and colleagues.
Wake Held For Corey Ankum As Fire Investigation ContinuesFor the second time in just one week, hundreds of firefighters in Chicago are saying goodbye to one of their own. A wake is being held Wednesday for fallen firefighter Corey Ankum.