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  • Freight train derailment blocks Metra’s Heritage line

     
    A freight train derailed on a viaduct at 47th Street and Archer Avenue this morning, delaying Metra trains on the Heritage Corridor line and blocking …...
  • Search continues for body of Berkeley man missing in lake

     
    The search for the man reported missing off the Oak Street Beach on Saturday continued this morning, although the operation had turned into a recovery …...
  • United Airlines employee injured after battery explodes in checked bag at O’Hare

     
    A United Airlines employee suffered minor injures after a battery shipped in a bag exploded at O'Hare International Airport, officials said. The employee was taken …...
  • Schaumburg gets ready for winter

     
    With a looming possibility of another harsh winter, Schaumburg is getting ready as it does every year for snow, ice and frigid temperatures¬†— but with …...
  • Chicago Fire Department hit with wrongful death suit

     
    The family of an East Garfield Park man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Chicago Fire Department after firefighters failed to find him as they were searching his home during a blaze a year ago today.Relatives of Crosby Lipscomb, who lived in...
  • Daley appoints third-generation hero firefighter to lead department

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 2:40 p.m.; last updated at 5:05 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley today appointed fire department veteran Robert Hoff as the city fire commissioner.Hoff, the department's first deputy commissioner since 2008, has been with the department...
  • Aldermen approve third-generation hero firefighter as new chief

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 12:00 p.m. Chicago Fire Department veteran Robert Hoff will be the city's new fire commissioner after alderman unanimously approved his appointment today.Hoff, the department's first deputy commissioner since 2008, has been with...
  • Report: Chicago Fire Department OT soared amid furloughs

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 11:53 a.m. Overtime pay to dozens of high-level Chicago Fire Department employees soared last year, after Mayor Richard Daley began requiring them to take unpaid furlough days, according to a report released today by the......
  • Wheaton police, fire departments pay respects to fallen firefighters

     
    Wheaton firefighters and police officials are paying their respects today to two Chicago firemen who died this morning following an early morning blaze on the …...
  • Cab driver flees with passenger bag

     
    Another theft involving a cab driver fleeing with a passenger's bag has been reported, this time at Diversey Parkway and Pine Grove Avenue....
  • Blue Line trains stopped for body on tracks

     
    The Chicago Fire Department was waiting to remove a body from CTA “L” tracks at the Blue Line's Medical District station on the Eisenhower Expressway. …...