Suburban Firefighters To Get Special Training On Treating Dementia PatientsDementia is estimated to affect about 5 million Americans and, next Wednesday, some members of the Lake Zurich Fire Department will be trained in some of the best ways to handle dementia patients.
New Research Suggests Why Firefighters Are Prone To Certain CancersCBS 2's Chris Martinez follows up on why the first-responders are so vulnerable.
Displaced Chicagoan: Firefighters Said My House Was OK, Before It Burned DownFirefighters initially came to Janice Hooper's house after she smelled something burning and called 9-1-1 late Wednesday night. Hooper says they searched the house, found no heat source and left. Soon, the house burned down.
Matteson May Slash Police, Fire BudgetThis town of 20,000 is facing the real possibility of a 50 percent cut in police and fire services before long. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Memorial Walls Honors City's Fallen Black FirefightersThe Chicago Fire Department has dedicated a new memorial wall, honoring the city’s first all-black firehouse.
Judge Won't Speed Up North Riverside's Attempt To Privatize Fire Dept.An attorney for a suburban firefighters union said they will continue their fight against an attempt by the village of North Riverside to privatize its fire department.
Firefighters Say No To North Riverside Privatization PlanFirefighters in west suburban North Riverside have balked at the mayor’s proposal to privatize the department, saying they refuse to work for a private company rather than for the village.
Firefighters Save 2 Dogs From West Pullman FireFlames were shooting out the window of a home near 117th Place and Lowe Avenue around 12:15 a.m. when firefighters first arrived. The homeowners were not at home, but someone told firefighters there were two dogs inside, trapped in a back room
Study: Firefighters More Susceptible To CancerCBS 2's Chris Martinez reports on how the working conditions of these first-responders may be affecting their health.
City Watchdog: 17 Firefighters And Paramedics Falsified Mileage RecordsA group of Chicago firefighters and paramedics have been suspended for falsifying thousands of dollars’ worth of mileage records.
Complaint Hearing Against Gary Fire Chief Suspended After 4 HoursFour firefighters with four separate complaints against their chief expected to present evidence Thursday at a special meeting set by the Gary Fire Civil Service Commission to hear the first of 24 cases filed against Chief Teresa Everett.
Dead Girl's Mom Fears Daughter Started Fatal FireThere were no working smoke detectors in the apartment in the 1700 block of West Juneway Terrace, where LeAndrea White was found dead on the bedroom floor Wednesday afternoon.