Evanston Fire Station 1 (Credit: CBS)

Police Investigate Unwanted Sex Act Claim At Evanston Firehouse

Evanston police have opened an investigation into a 26-year-old woman’s claims that she was the victim of an unwanted sexual act by an on-duty Evanston firefighter early Saturday at one of the northern suburb’s fire stations.


Dog Teeth (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cops Shoot Dog After One Attacks Elgin Firefighter, 2 Charge Firehouse

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.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Chicago Fire Department Engine Co. 107 firehouse. (Credit: CBS)

Distraught Mom Leaves Baby At Chicago Firehouse

The young mother who left her child at a West Side fire station Monday morning was crying and said, ‘I can’t take it anymore,’ a firefighter says.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2012

A toddler was found wandering on a West Side street without shoes or a coat. (Credit: CBS)

Toddler Found Without Shoes Or Coat Brought To Firehouse

Chicago firefighters took a toddler to the hospital Thursday morning after three Good Samaritans found the child wandering on the street with no coat or shoes.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Firehouse Burglary

Firefighters Called For False Alarm Return To Find Burglars In Firehouse

Firefighters in the Belmont-Craigin neighborhood were called for what turned out to be a false alarm Thursday night and, when they got back, they found two burglars inside the firehouse.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

Chicago firefighters salute the American flag, flying at half mast, during a moment of silence to honor the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

9/11 Shrine Remains Missing From Downtown Firehouse

As a downtown firehouse observed the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Sunday, firefighters there were still wondering what happened to a link between Chicago and Ground Zero that disappeared a year ago.

WBBM Newsradio–09/12/2011

Late Polling Place

UPDATED: Problems Arise At Polling Places

Elections officials fielded thousands of complaints as voters went to the polls in the election for mayor and City Council seats on Tuesday, though only a handful were for serious issues.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011