At Least 2 Dead in Fatal High-Speed ​​Crash on Chicago’s South Side – NBC Chicago

At Least 2 Dead in Fatal High-Speed ​​Crash on Chicago’s South Side – NBC Chicago

Chicago police and firefighters remain on the scene of a fatal high-speed crash that involved at least six vehicles on the city’s South Side. According to Chicago police, the collision happened near the intersection of South Cottage Grove Avenue and 87th Street on Wednesday evening. At least six vehicles were involved in the crash, with … Read more

Massive Fire Breaks Out in Chicago’s Logan Square Neighborhood – NBC Chicago

Massive Fire Breaks Out in Chicago’s Logan Square Neighborhood – NBC Chicago

The Chicago Fire Department is responding to “still and box 2-11” alarm fire Tuesday in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood on the city’s north side, officials said early Tuesday. https://twitter.com/CFDMedia/status/1589961663591374849/photo/3 According to a tweet from the Chicago Fire Department, crews arrived on the scene at 2444 N. Washtenaw Ave. just before 6:40 am Photos and video … Read more

Extra alarm fire causes delays on CTA Green Line, buses in Bronzeville

Extra alarm fire causes delays on CTA Green Line, buses in Bronzeville

CHICAGO (CBS) – Fire crews responded to an extra-alarm fire near a CTA Green Line track Sunday morning in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Officials said the 2-11 alarm fire happened at 47th & Prairie just before noon. They say all of their members were out of the building and … Read more

Washington Park Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, At Least 6 Others Hurt, Police Say – NBC Chicago

Washington Park Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, At Least 6 Others Hurt, Police Say – NBC Chicago

A mass shooting at Chicago’s Washington Park left one person dead and at least six others injured Tuesday night, authorities said. Chicago police say a ShotSpotter alert was triggered at approximately 7:45 pm While an investigation remains in its early stages, a witness said they heard more than two dozen shots erupt at that time. … Read more

Chicago Fire Department holds ceremony honoring those lost on 9-11

Chicago Fire Department holds ceremony honoring those lost on 9-11

CHICAGO (CBS) — It was 21 years ago that the world as we knew it was forever changed. Sunday members of the Chicago Fire Department honored the lives lost after the terrorist attack on 9-11. Bell’s rank in a somber ceremony outside the firehouse at Illinois and State. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Illinois Gov. … Read more

2 Killed, 2 Injured in Shooting in Southern Chicago Neighborhood, Officials Say – NBC Chicago

2 Killed, 2 Injured in Shooting in Southern Chicago Neighborhood, Officials Say – NBC Chicago

Four men were shot, two fatally, in front of a residence in a southern neighborhood of Chicago, officials said. Chicago police said the incident happened at approximately 6:47 pm Sunday near the 8600 block of South Kingston Avenue. An unknown offender reportedly approached the men and fired multiple shots, police said. An 18-year-old was struck … Read more

CFD to honor fallen firefighter Mashawn Plummer with badge ceremony Friday

CFD to honor fallen firefighter Mashawn Plummer with badge ceremony Friday

CHICAGO (CBS) – Family, friends, and colleagues will remember firefighter Mashawn Plummer during a badge ceremony Friday morning. Plummer’s badge will be added to the memorial wall at the Quinn Fire Academy on the Near West Side at 10 am Following the badge ceremony, there will be a brick dedication for the 30-year-old at the … Read more

CFD adds firefighter Michael Pickering’s badge to memorial wall

CFD adds firefighter Michael Pickering’s badge to memorial wall

CHICAGO (CBS) – The Chicago Fire Department honored a paramedic who lost his life to COVID-19. On Thursday, the family of Michael Pickering added his badge to the memorial wall at the fire academy in South Loop. The department is also dedicating a brick to the 45-year-old at the Firefighter Memorial Park. He joined the … Read more

2 firefighters injured battling massive house fire in Back of the Yards

2 firefighters injured battling massive house fire in Back of the Yards

CHICAGO (CBS) – Two firefighters are hurt after battling a massive, two-alarm house fire in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood Sunday evening. Several homes in the 4500 block of South Justine appeared to be affected as firefighters worked to put out the blaze. At least two homes were destroyed with roofs caved in. It … Read more