Larry Langford

An SUV rests against a support beam after a crash on the Near North Side Friday afternoon. (Chicago Fire Department)

Vehicle Flips After Striking L Support Beam, 2 Seriously Hurt

A man and a woman were seriously hurt after the SUV they were in crashed, hit a CTA support beam and flipped over Friday afternoon on the Near North Side.


(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Paramedic Has Been Working 14 Months Without License

It was a discovery made just a couple of weeks ago, and the Fire Department has been scrambling to correct the situation.


Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze at an apartment building in the Morgan Park neighborhood on Nov. 24, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Cause Of Morgan Park Fire Remains Mystery

The extra alarm fire at a Morgan Park condo left nearly 50 without a place to live.


Chicago Fire Department Thomas Flahive, 58, died from West Nile Virus. (CBS)

Chicago Fire Lieutenant Dies From West Nile Virus

Thomas Flahive was a healthy 58-year-old, his fellow firefighters tell CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.


Generic Fireworks (AP Photo/Disney, Matt Stroshane)

Fire Department: Errant Fireworks Could Spark Deadly Blazes

With the Fourth of July less than a week away, fire officials are worried that errant fireworks could start deadly fires.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2012

Two occupants died in a fire at 1208 W. 52nd St. Monday afternoon. (CBS)

Deaths In Fire Blamed On Lack Of Smoke Detectors

Firefighters say two men who died in a fire in the Back of the Yards neighborhood might have had a chance to get out, of the building had had smoke detectors.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

A fire at 7957 S. Dobson Ave. injured a firefighter and two police officers. (CBS)

Firefighter, 2 Cops Suffer Minor Injuries In South Side Fire

The fire began just before 4 p.m. in a four-story occupied building at 7957 S. Dobson Ave., and several residents were displaced.


Police Shooting Scene

Man Shot By Police On South Side

Chicago Police officers shot and wounded a man on the city’s South Side Monday.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010