Republican Senator Mark Kirk is giving some bipartisan support to renew money for a bill many of his colleagues were reluctant to endorse the first time around: helping pay medical bills of those who worked at Ground Zero.
Before patients make it to an emergency room they may have contact with a first responder. So how are they preparing?
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.
Illinois firefighters and paramedics may soon know how to better help autistic people during emergencies.
The health department in Porter County, Ind., is investigating whether food provided by the Red Cross at a train collision scene made first responders sick.
Among the many memorials planned for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, one in particular will bring actual pieces of the World Trade Center to Oak Lawn, permanently.
Secretary of State Jesse White says he would like to see more Illinoisans put their names and contact information into the state’s Emergency Contact Database.
Beams from the wreckage of the World Trade Center will be incorporated into a monument southwest suburban Oak Lawn plans to erect to honor the first responders to the 9-11 attacks on the New York skyscrapers.