With an unbroken gaze, Officer Brian Schmitz saw a first sign of trouble. CBS 2′s Chris Martinez reports.
Flossmoor firefighters worked to free the teen outside the Flossmoor library, where the accident occurred.
John Tomczak Jr. was watching TV in his living room about 10:25 a.m. when he heard a strange noise coming from outside his Hammond, Ind., home, he said. He went to the back of his house to see if he could figure out what it was.
Three people helped pull a woman to safety Thursday, after she jumped into the Chicago River downtown.
Lake Station police Cpl. Mike McKenzie was driving in the 2700 block of Central Avenue about 12:18 a.m. when he saw smoke coming from a home in the 2700 block of Central Avenue.
Police officer Sean O’Brien, credited with the dramatic rescue of a boy from the frigid Des Plaines River last year, has been named Officer of the Month by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
The brown Doberman, named Madison, slipped out of her harness while a volunteer was walking her ahead of a long car ride.
A suburban teen is getting a little hero treatment at home these days, for helping to save the life of another child. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
Chicago first-responders rescued an individual at 75th Street and the lakefront this afternoon following emergency calls of a person stuck on the ice.
“My military training played a big role in how I reacted,” said Spc. Jovanta Duncan. “I assessed the situation and took action.”
Residents at 3925 Triumvera Dr. were jolted awake when a fire started in a 9th floor condo after midnight.
The family of the 6-year-old boy who was buried for hours spoke today during a church service.
Rescue teams moved from the Flint Creek in Lake Barrington to the Fox River on Wednesday in search for a man and his dog, who were seen earlier in the day caught in the water floating downstream.
The Aurora Police Department will honor seven Aurora police officers who, along with six Aurora firefighters, saved the life of 14-year-old Annie Prosser, who nearly drowned on March 9 after the vehicle in which she was riding crashed into a retention pond.
A mother and her 2-year-old daughter were among 11 people who have police and firefighters to thank for helping them get to safety, after a fire at an apartment building in west suburban Lyons early Monday.
A close call Wednesday night for several kids walking on the ice in Lake Zurich.
Police said the girls were in a few feet of water for five to seven minutes, about 20 feet from the shore near the Edgewater Walk complex.
What started as a fun-run in the snow nearly turned tragic in Des Plaines yesterday. But it turned out to be a lucky day for a little boy who slipped into the river.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez met the hero cop who saved him.
Next to a sinking orange Bears hat, a tiny hand popped through the icy waters of the Des Plaines river Tuesday afternoon. Off-duty Evanston Police Officer Sean O’Brien didn’t hesitate. He grabbed the hand and plucked a 7-year-old boy from the water, saving his life.
A young dog rescued from the ice of Jackson Harbor on the South Side earlier this week suffered no ill effects and has been reunited with its owner.