The 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.
The 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.
A 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.
The owners of the South Side laundry where two Chicago firefighters died a year ago, are now facing criminal charges.
The 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.
The 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.
An 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.
Memorial 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.
The deaths last month of two Chicago firefighters in a roof collapse may result in a tougher law regarding vacant buildings.
It is another day of mourning for the city and its bravest, as firefighter Corey Ankum is remembered by family, friends and colleagues.
For 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.
Visitation is set for today for fallen Chicago firefighter Corey Ankum, one of two firefighters killed when a roof and wall collapsed at the scene of a fire last week.
Hundreds of firefighters gathered Tuesday to say their final farewells to the first of two Chicago firefighters killed last week.
Edward Stringer perished with a colleague last week when a burning building’s roof collapsed.
Family and friends are set to begin saying their final goodbyes to the two Chicago firefighters killed in the line of duty last week.
It’s a somber way to spend the Christmas holiday. Chicago firefighters have been preparing to bury two fallen colleagues – Edward Stringer and Corey Ankum.
Investigators have a theory for the cause of the fire in South Shore that killed two Chicago firefighters this week.
There is a wave of support tonight for the families of two fallen Chicago firefighters. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports on how the families are handling the tragedy.
The South Shore neighborhood fire that left two firefighters dead and 17 injured Wednesday will go down as one of the worst in the history of the Fire Department.