Patrick Bruce

Patrick Bruce (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Orland Fire Protection District Plans To Discipline Firefighter Over Fatal Crash

ORLAND PARK, Ill. (STMW) — Orland Fire Protection District officials plan to meet with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office Thursday before disciplining the lieutenant charged with reckless homicide in the death of a 25-year-old […]


Patrick Bruce (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Prosecutors: Firefighter Was On Medication, Speeding In Fatal Crash

A ranking Orland Fire Protection District and Crestwood firefighter took prescription pain medication, weaved between lanes and drove 25 mph above the speed limit before causing a crash Friday that killed a 25-year-old west suburban Downers Grove woman, prosecutors said.


Patrick Bruce (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Orland Firefighter Charged In Fatal Crash In Oak

On Friday night, Patrick Bruce of Oak Forest crashed into a car being driven by 25-year-old Anasis Knox of Downers Grove, who was out with her step-father shopping for a car.