'This Is Not 1970,' Mayor Lightfoot Says Of Firefighter-EMT Erik Zuma, Who Is Charged With Sex Assault And Was Kept On The JobWe have reported for the last two nights on a Chicago firefighter-EMT who is still on the job after being charged with sexual assault.
Mayor's Office, Fire Commissioner Say Review Of City Policy On Gender-Based Violence Is Needed, With Firefighter-EMT Accused Of Rape Still On The JobThere was major fallout from city officials Wednesday, amid revelations that a firefighter-EMT is still on the job after being charged with raping a woman he knew.
Chicago Firefighter-EMT Erik Zuma Is Charged With Raping Someone He Knows, But He's Still On The JobA Chicago firefighter stands charged with raping someone he knows – but call 911 for help, and he may still be the one who responds.
No Injuries In Chicago Mid Rise Fire On The Near North SideAuthorities said the fire was in the decking on the roof and that fire did not get inside the building.
Man Dies After Being Underwater For Over 20 Minutes In Jackson Park HarborA man was found underwater in Lake Michigan Wednesday evening offshore from Jackson Park.
Firefighters Extinguish Extra-Alarm Fire In Brighton Park; 15 DisplacedChicago Fire Department officials said flames were coming from the rear porch on the first floor of a two-story home at 3402 S. Western Av., and had spread to a neighboring building.
Chain-Reaction Crash Sends Car Slamming Into Firehouse Door In Portage ParkA crash sent a car careening into a firehouse in the Portage Park neighborhood Saturday night.
Man Rescued From Calumet River At Torrence AvenueThe Fire Department late Wednesday rescued a man from the Calumet River at Torrence Avenue on the city’s Far South Side.
Firefighters Rescue Teen Who Fell Down 40-Foot Shaft In Old TownFirefighters rescued a teen who feel down a 40-foot shaft between two buildings in Old Town early Friday morning.
CFD Honors Paramedic Robert Truevillian, Who Died Of COVID, By Placing Badge On Memorial WallA 20-year Chicago Fire Department veteran, Truevillian worked out of Ambulance 71 in the South Deering neighborhood. He had been battling COVID-19 for about a month before he died last December.
Fire Department Rescues Blue Macaw In The Loop
Man Found Dead In West Garfield Park House Fire; Woman In Critical ConditionA man was found dead in a house fire in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Friday night.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Nominates Annette Nance-Holt As First Black Woman To Serve As City's Fire Commissioner“Commissioner Nance’s impressive career has brought meaningful change not only to our Fire Department, but to our city as a whole," Lightfoot said.
Mayor Nominates Annette Nance-Holt To Be First Woman Commissioner Of Chicago Fire DepartmentThe first woman and woman of color has been picked to lead the Chicago Fire Department.
CFD Battalion Chief Hurt In Crash While Responding To Uptown FireOfficials said the chief was on his way to a fire on the 1400 block of West Carmen Avenue when he collided with another car at the intersection of Sheridan Road and Foster Avenue, less than a mile away.