CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson isn’t too impressed with the mayor’s claims of a new era of transparency at City Hall, now that the fire department has clamped down on an investigation into one of its own.
Sources say a Chicago Fire captain shoved a police officer earlier this month, as they tried to rescue two men from the water near Goose Island.
Between 50 and 60 Chicago Fire Department personnel will be moving from their offices at a high rise on the IIT campus in Bronzeville to the Chicago Police Headquarters down the street.
The Fire Department has moved to terminate 54 firefighters accused of padding their mileage expenses, WBBM Newsradio has learned.
Not since the blizzard in February has the Chicago Fire Department called so many extra paramedic crews into service.
The string of hot and humid days can have a cumulative effect on people’s health, and everyone is being urged to use caution as the temperature threatens to top 100 degrees.
A federal court’s decision that forces the hiring of 111 African-American firefighters and the city to pay millions of dollars in damages was a “partial victory” for the Chicago, a spokeswoman says.
The Fire Department held a christening ceremony today in Burnham harbor, naming its new $8.5 million fire boat in honor of a firefighter who died last year.
The CTA Blue Line cleared out on the Northwest Side early Friday, after a report of smoke in a subway tunnel.
The Elgin Fire Department added almost a third of a million dollars in federal grant money to its budget that it will use to hire firefighters.
The Hitchcock girls were just out for a run Wednesday morning.
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.