Naval Station Great Lakes Addresses Complaints That Firefighters Are Stretched Too ThinNaval Station Great Lakes on Thursday addressed a complaint that the the federal fire department tasked with keeping the naval base safe is stretched dangerously thin.
U.S. Reps Demand To Know Why Fire Crews Are Stretched Dangerously Thin At Great Lakes, Other Naval StationsMembers of Congress are also asking the Navy why a shortage of firefighters at Naval Station Great Lakes and other stations, and the issues it is creating, are not being addressed.
Naval Station Great Lakes Firefighter Says His Department Is Stretched Dangerously ThinFirefighters at Naval Station Great Lakes say they need rescue – as in more help.
2-Day July 4th Celebration Kicks Off At U.S. Navy StationThousands of sailors who fight for our country spent the day celebrating and mingling with civilians for the annual Fourth of July bash at the Naval Station Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Sailor Arrested For Stealing Grenades From Navy DestroyerFederal prosecutors say Gunner's Mate Second Class Aaron Booker was detained Tuesday in Great Lakes, Illinois.
Best 4th Of July 2016 Fireworks Displays In ChicagoThere is nothing better than seeing a fabulous fireworks display on the 4th of July. Chicago offers some of the top fireworks shows. Here are the five best 4th of July 2016 Fireworks displays in Chicago.
Kirk Says Progress Continues As He Discusses Stroke Rehab With StudentsU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk made a symbolic return to his former Congressional District on the North Shore on Friday, four months after returning to work in Congress.
Great Lakes Naval Station Cancels July 4th CelebrationOngoing federal budget cuts prompted Naval Station Great Lakes in far north suburban Lake County to cancel this year's Independence Day celebration.
Navy Enlistee Charged With Slamming Small Dog Into WallA U.S. Navy 2nd Class Petty Officer and Iraq War veteran from Rogers Park is facing felony animal cruelty charges, after police say he slammed his girlfriend’s small dog into a wall during an argument.
Navy SEALs Who Killed Bin Laden Likely Started At Great LakesMembers of the U.S. Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden would have started their training at Naval Station Great Lakes on the North Shore.