First Fire Chief To Rush Into Twin Towers On 9/11 Becomes The Last To RetireThe first fire chief to enter one of the Twin Towers on 9/11 is now the last fire chief who responded that day to retire.
Oak Brook Remembers 9-11 Victims With Flag DisplayThere’s a 9-11 Healing Field in Oak Brook for the next few days - a remembrance of the nearly 3,000 people killed during the terrorist attacks on the United States almost 16 years ago.
Posting For Help: Social Media Aids In Relief For Hurricane Harvey VictimsMany incredible rescues from Hurricane Harvey were due in part to social media.
Hero Kid, 4, Calls 9-1-1 When Her Mother Has Asthma AttackThe Chicago Police Department on Wednesday honored 4-year-old Aria Koval with an honorary commendation.
Computer Outage Knocks Out 911 Lines In Four CountiesOfficials have managed to re-route 911 calls so they’re getting through to the sheriff’s departments in Ogle, DeKalb, Lee, and Stephenson counties.
Chicago Firemen Honor 9/11 VictimsThey saluted the American flag at half staff.
9/11 Heroes Run Raced Along Chicago's Lakefront SundayThis is one of over 50 races that the organization holds across the country.
Volition America Race Held In Honor Of 9/11, Military MembersThe Volition America Race and 5K took off at Grant Park early Sunday morning.
Chicago Area Woman Who Perished On Sept. 11 To Be Remembered In NilesVanessa Kolpak, 21, was in the South Tower of the World Trade Center 15 years ago.
Wi-Fi May Not Give Correct Location When Calling 911When making an emergency call on Wi-Fi, 911 systems use the emergency address on file when transferring one’s call to a local dispatcher.
Some West And Northwest Suburbs Now Using Texting-To-911 ServiceStarting today, people who need emergency help in some west and northwest suburbs have a new tool at their disposal, but officials don’t want it to be used, for the most part.
Feds Will Finally Cover Illinois Residents Who Rushed To World Trade Center Site And Then Became IllRetired Chicago firefighter Art Noonan spent five days working at "the pile" -- Ground Zero -- after 9/11.