| May 30, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that a new contract for Chicago firefighters will need to include cost-cutting reforms to the way the department operates, but the union is vowing to fight the administration’s proposal.
The jockeying comes as...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Chicago aldermen were busy handing out recognition on Wednesday for the successful NATO summit.
Councilman praised Mayor Emanuel, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago, and other officials for their handling of the summit.
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:55 PM
A bus-sized ambulance that allows treatment of 13 patients at a time was unveiled today by the Chicago Fire Department, along with new heart monitors for all fire ambulances.
A custom-built CFD EMS patient transport bus was purchased with about $500,...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:47 AM
A 32-year veteran firefighter remembered as an "all around great guy and great fireman" died Friday night when he was hit by a flashover of flames while battling an extra-alarm blaze in a Gage Park home, officials said.
Capt. Herbert Johnson, just...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Hundreds of Chicago firefighters gathered under a brilliant blue sky Wednesday to honor their second colleague to die in the line of duty in recent weeks — an 18-year veteran who joined the force at middle age and became a beloved father figure....
| Feb 18, 2012
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review-- Guest host Carol Marin with Greg Hinz, Crain’s Chicago Business; Linda...