A couple on their way to work Friday stopped to help a man sitting in the middle of busy Cicero Avenue, but little did they know, they had already him.
Shortly before 2 a.m., the driver of a four-door sedan was heading east on I-80, near the Interstate 57 junction, when he lost control of the vehicle. The driver said he swerved to avoid hitting a coyote, and crashed through a guardrail.
(CBS) — This is a story about heroic events captured on a police dash camera. Police in northwest suburban Norridge have posted video on Facebook of officers rescuing a man who almost died in a smoky […]
The river is currently 4 to 7 feet above flood stage, and flowing rapidly in some areas. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
(CBS) – Chicago firefighters were involved in an unusual rescue Friday afternoon. Crews rescued a 3-year-old, 95-pound pit bull named Theo after the dog fell into a sewer while walking with its owner, Chicago Fire […]
A 40-year-old UPS driver in Rockford is credited with saving the life of a man who tried to take his own life Tuesday by jumping off a bridge into the Rock River.
Two men survived a fiery car wreck in Gage Park early Friday, thanks to the heroics of two Chicago police officers.
Officers Michael Lawrence and Sergio Valdez, with the Central District bicycle unit, were flagged down around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, by witnesses who led them to a man lying in the middle of Michigan Avenue. “He was not breathing. He was pale. He had no pulse. He looked like he might have been gone,” Lawrence said.
The two officers were on patrol when they were flagged down near Michigan Avenue and Walton Street. Citizens led them to a man “drained of color” lying on the ground and not breathing. The officers began performing chest compressions and saw the man’s airway was blocked, which they were able to clear
The officers were responding to an emergency medical service call of a man not breathing about 4:45 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Marshfield, according to a statement from Chicago Police. The officers were met by the victim’s family who said the man was not breathing.
(CBS) — A worker died Friday afternoon in an apparent mishap at a construction site in the Gold Coast neighborhood. Emergency crews were called to the construction site near Elm and State streets about 3 p.m. and […]
Police were trying to figure out what caused the driver to lose control and drive onto the frozen lagoon in the 2200 block of North Lake Shore Drive around 1:45 a.m.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talked with the police heroes a day after they sprang into action.
The fire started around 5 a.m. in a single-family home in the 7900 block of West Gunnison Street. Four adults and four children were trapped inside when firefighters arrived, and had to be rescued from the house.
Four police officers were injured early Wednesday, when they ran into a burning apartment building to help people escape in west suburban Berwyn. A resident also suffered serious burns.
A boy was rescued from an icy pond in west suburban Downers Grove Tuesday afternoon.
At 5:17 p.m., the 80-year-old woman driving southbound on Wolf Road turned eastbound onto the railroad tracks, and her vehicle got stuck, according to Western Springs Police Sgt. John Piest.
The man and his caretaker were watching the Chicago Air and Water Show over the lake near a pumping station at the Chicago Yacht Club when they got distracted.
Several people were swimming off a pontoon boat in Third Lake when a 16-year-old boy became distressed and went under water.
They were all rescued by 9:45 p.m., the fire department said. All are residents of the hotel.