Jury Awards $11 Million To First Female Firefighter In Country Club Hills For Harassment, DiscriminationDena Lewis-Bystrzycki was the first female firefighter in Country Club Hills. In 2012, she sued the city for sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and retaliation.
Dog Kisses Firefighter After Getting Rescued From RoofA friendly dog's "thank you" to the firefighter who rescued him from a roof has gone viral.
Berwyn Chief Praying For Fast Recovery Of Firefighter Shot In ChicagoA west suburban Berwyn firefighter who was shot during a robbery early Monday in the West Town neighborhood is at home and recovering.
Retired Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Saved By Firefighter FriendsA retired Chicago Fire Department lieutenant had a diabetic emergency and was saved by the firefighters he has coffee with most mornings.
Naperville Firefighter Charged With Child Pornography PossessionA Naperville firefighter was arrested on child pornography charges after police allegedly found lewd images of minors at his northwest suburban home.
Suburban Firefighter Acquitted In Sex Abuse CaseA teary Marvin Buhle hugged his family members who, moments before, gasped loudly when Cook County Judge William Hooks cleared Buhle of attempted criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual abuse charges.
City Continues Effort To Raze Warehouse Where Firefighter Fell To His DeathThursday, hundreds paid their respects to Daniel Capuano at a visitation.
Matteson Firefighter Dies While Responding To Medical EmergencyThe 49-year-old first-responder rushed to the scene of a Matteson retail store, where a shopper required CPR, Fire Chief Chris Schwalbe said in a prepared statement Friday evening.
Ford Heights Firefighter Trainee Charged With ArsonA firefighter trainee with the Ford Heights fire department accused of setting at least three fires in the south suburb has been ordered held on a $20,000 bond.
Orland Park Firefighter Killed In I-57 CrashWesley Peak, 36, was driving nort on I-57 when he was involved in a single vehicle traffic crash, officials said.
Downtown Fire Destroys Evanston Businesses, Injures FirefighterOne Evanston firefighter suffered an ankle injury while battling the blaze, and was taken to Evanston Hospital.
Blue Island Firefighter Files Lawsuit Against CityA part-time Blue Island firefighter is suing the city, contending that it withdrew an offer to him for a full-time job without justification.
Former Sun-Times Photographer Returns To True Calling: Firefighting“I am a fireman who takes pictures,” said Scott Stewart, who worked for the Chicago Sun-Times for 28 years before management laid off nearly the entire photography staff four months ago.
Despondent Firefighter May Have Been Seeking 'Suicide By Cop' DeathA man was critically wounded in a police-involved shooting on the Far South Side on Thursday afternoon.
Remains Of Firefighter Killed In Arizona Arrive In Chicago AreaFirefighters from Illinois were constant and beyond the runway of Waukegan Regional Airport as the honor guard returned the ashes of 23-year old Anthony Rose, one of 19 firefighters who died trying to fight a wildfire near Prescott, Arizona on June 30.