Complaint Hearing Against Gary Fire Chief Suspended After 4 HoursFour firefighters with four separate complaints against their chief expected to present evidence Thursday at a special meeting set by the Gary Fire Civil Service Commission to hear the first of 24 cases filed against Chief Teresa Everett.
Dead Girl's Mom Fears Daughter Started Fatal FireThere were no working smoke detectors in the apartment in the 1700 block of West Juneway Terrace, where LeAndrea White was found dead on the bedroom floor Wednesday afternoon.
Hydrant Auction Raises Money For Kids Of Fallen FirefightersOne by one, the colorful, meaningful, individualized hydrants go from populous street corners to homes of their own.
Chicago Area Remembers Horror Of 9/11Fire stations throughout the Chicago area marked the 12th anniversary of 9/11 on Wednesday, with the ringing of bells, and recollections of where people were on the day of the terrorist attacks.
Firefighters Rescue Two From High-Rise Fire In GlenviewResidents at 3925 Triumvera Dr. were jolted awake when a fire started in a 9th floor condo after midnight.
Aldermen Back $2M Settlement For Discriminatory Firefighter ExamAldermen have given preliminary approval of a $2 million settlement for women who failed a physical exam to become Chicago firefighters, saying the test requirements discriminated against them.
Wisconsin Governor Open To Limiting Police, Fire UnionsPolice and firefighters were not included in the 2011 law that barred other public sector unions from collectively bargaining over anything other than base wage increases no greater than inflation.
Couple Selling T-Shirts To Benefit Fallen Arizona Firefighers' FamiliesA Prospect Heights couple has set up a fundraiser for the Arizona firefighters who died in a wildfire last month, because the tragedy hit close to home.
2 Merrionette Park Firefighters Accused Of Sex Assault A $250,000 bond was set Sunday for a Merrionette Park firefighter accused of sexually abusing a visitor from Hawaii at a party while a fellow firefighter allegedly acted as lookout outside the bedroom door.
Man Rescued From Lake Michigan In UptownFirefighters rescued a male from Lake Michigan early Thursday in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.
Women Who Failed 2006 Firefighter Test Get A Second ChanceMore than 100 women are getting a second chance at becoming Chicago firefighters, after the city settled a lawsuit with them over the weekend.
Aurora Honors Police, Firefighters For Saving Teen's LifeSteven Prosser says he can’t even begin to know how to thank the men who saved his daughter Annie the night that she and three others were in a car that was submerged in a retention pond off of I-88.
Police, Firefighters To Be Honored For Saving TeenThe 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.
Four Firefighters Injured In Extra Alarm Fire On South Side Four firefighters were injured inside a burning building where a stairway collapsed in the South Side South Chicago neighborhood during a 2-11 fire Saturday morning.
Two Hospitalized From Near West Side Fire Two people, one of them a child, were hospitalized following a fire on the Near West Side Sunday afternoon.