One by one, the colorful, meaningful, individualized hydrants go from populous street corners to homes of their own.
Fire stations throughout the Chicago area marked the 12th anniversary of 9/11 on Wednesday, with the ringing of bells, and recollections of where people were on the day of the terrorist attacks.
Residents at 3925 Triumvera Dr. were jolted awake when a fire started in a 9th floor condo after midnight.
Aldermen have given preliminary approval of a $2 million settlement for women who failed a physical exam to become Chicago firefighters, saying the test requirements discriminated against them.
Police and firefighters were not included in the 2011 law that barred other public sector unions from collectively bargaining over anything other than base wage increases no greater than inflation.
A Prospect Heights couple has set up a fundraiser for the Arizona firefighters who died in a wildfire last month, because the tragedy hit close to home.
A $250,000 bond was set Sunday for a Merrionette Park firefighter accused of sexually abusing a visitor from Hawaii at a party while a fellow firefighter allegedly acted as lookout outside the bedroom door.
Firefighters rescued a male from Lake Michigan early Thursday in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.
More than 100 women are getting a second chance at becoming Chicago firefighters, after the city settled a lawsuit with them over the weekend.
Steven Prosser says he can’t even begin to know how to thank the men who saved his daughter Annie the night that she and three others were in a car that was submerged in a retention pond off of I-88.
The Aurora Police Department will honor seven Aurora police officers who, along with six Aurora firefighters, saved the life of 14-year-old Annie Prosser, who nearly drowned on March 9 after the vehicle in which she was riding crashed into a retention pond.
Four firefighters were injured inside a burning building where a stairway collapsed in the South Side South Chicago neighborhood during a 2-11 fire Saturday morning.
Two people, one of them a child, were hospitalized following a fire on the Near West Side Sunday afternoon.
Tinley Park firefighters saved two pit bulls that had inhaled smoke during a garage fire.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker was there Thursday when African-American firefighter applicants took the next step to their new careers.
The Emanuel administration said Tuesday it will essentially borrow money to compensate thousands of African-Americans who were passed over by the city’s firefighter entrance exam in 1995, which courts have ruled was discriminatory.
With the two-week trauma of the Chicago teachers’ strike now behind him, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has turned his attention to other labor challenges ahead. Police officers, firefighters, and transit workers are all either in contract talks, or getting ready to start negotiations.
If there ever were one, this is an “ouch” time in Chicago, being on pins and needles about the teachers and the mayor.
First responders in Palatine marked the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Tuesday with a ceremony at the town’s firefighters’ memorial.
A number of remembrances of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were held Tuesday morning in the Chicago area.