A Chicago firefighter and paramedic was killed in a motorcycle crash near Springfield on Thursday.
Earlier this week it was confirmed that Kevin Sanders, a 33-year-old paramedic and firefighter, was among the dead. The blast in West, Texas last week injured hundreds.
A ranking Orland Fire Protection District and Crestwood firefighter took prescription pain medication, weaved between lanes and drove 25 mph above the speed limit before causing a crash Friday that killed a 25-year-old west suburban Downers Grove woman, prosecutors said.
On Friday night, Patrick Bruce of Oak Forest crashed into a car being driven by 25-year-old Anasis Knox of Downers Grove, who was out with her step-father shopping for a car.
A firefighter was among three people injured early Friday during a fire in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.
A firefighter was taken to a hospital in serious condition after he was injured battling a blaze in the Englewood neighborhood Thursday afternoon.
Hundreds of Chicago area firefighters and police officers packed a South Side chapel on Thursday to say a final farewell to Chicago Fire Capt. Herbert “Herbie” Johnson, who was killed in the line of duty last week.
Family, friends and colleagues of a “larger than life” Chicago firefighter were mourning the loss of a man who they said “was always a hero to us.”
A Wauconda firefighter-paramedic has been charged with sexually abusing a child.
The body of a retired San Francisco firefighter has been found in Nebraska, after he disappeared from a Chicago-bound Amtrak train.
An Orland Township firefighter has been charged after allegedly sending explicit messages and pictures to what he thought was a 13-year old girl.
What started out as some nice time outside on a nice day on Wednesday resulted in Elgin firefighters being barricaded in their fire station because of a couple of vicious dogs.
A firefighter suffered an injury while battling a blaze at an unoccupied home in northwest suburban Algonquin Saturday morning.
A 6-year-old Englewood boy seriously burned in a house fire has now been reunited with the firefighter who pulled him from a burning basement a year ago.
A firefighter from the Will County town of Wilmington is charged with doing the opposite of his job and setting something on fire in a scheme to collect insurance money.
Police said Monday that the drivers of two vehicles were drag racing when they crashed through a fence and slammed into an oil pipeline over the weekend, sparking a fire that killed two people.
A firefighting ability test is not supposed to be easy, firefighters had to save one candidate whose heart stopped during a physical ability test two weeks ago in southwest suburban Indian Head Park.
A Chicago firefighter and the man whose life he saved while fishing in Lake Michigan were reunited Tuesday morning at his Near North Side firehouse.
A Chicago firefighter and his son were ordered held on $75,000 bond each Tuesday after being charged with beating and robbing a man Saturday in the Southwest Side Bridgeport neighborhood.
An autopsy on Monday was inconclusive in determining why a 35-year-old firefighter from Greensboro, N.C., collapsed and died while running the Chicago Marathon.
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