Firefighters from Porter County showed off their skills Thursday night in the Porter County Fair’s first Firefighter Challenge.
HOBART | Mayor Brian Snedecor lauded Monday's swearing in ceremony of new Fire Chief Stephen C. McKown as a day to celebrate the Fire Department's future.
MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event Saturday with adoption fees waived for firefighters as part of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | One of a number of Illinois towns struggling with increasing pension costs wants to save money by shifting control of its fire department to a private company — a rare move village officials argue is the only option because they can't make any more cuts or raise taxes.
HARVEY | Three Harvey firefighters were sent to a local hospital Tuesday night after a roof on a burning building collapsed on them.
Police officers are being credited with saving the life of a Schererville bagpiper with Lake County Pipes and Drums who collapsed Wednesday during a Law Enforcement Memorial Week march in Washington, D.C.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn participates in the 21st annual Illinois Fallen Firefighter Memorial and Firefighter Medal of Honor awards ceremony Tuesday at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Two Illinois firefighters killed in the line of duty last year were honored for their bravery at a ceremony in Springfield.
With spring comes a very unusual show at the Marian Theatre Guild in Whiting. "The Guys" by Anne Nelson is a play that director Jayma Kay Emerson's hopes will affect each audience member in his own special way.
EAST CHICAGO | Firefighters spent nearly 12 hours Saturday battling a blaze near a petroleum pipeline at Allied Waste Co. in East Chicago.
HAMMOND | Three weeks after Hammond firefighters and the city signed a contract, an ordinance pitched by 6th District Councilman Homero Hinojosa is causing tempers to flare.
HOBART | Mayor Brian Snedecor feels blessed after the city received a federal grant to hire new firefighters.
HAMMOND | Firefighters and Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. reached an agreement on a new contract Monday during an acrimonious City Council caucus meeting.
PORTAGE | A fire displaced residents of a small apartment building on the city's west side.
HAMMOND | The city’s firefighters may be getting a new contract after all.
DYER | The Dyer Town Council approved a salary ordinance, but not without a little back and forth between members.
VALPARAISO | The first complaint about the new five-points roundabout is in: There aren't enough lights on the trees in the center island.
HOBART | Interim Fire Chief Brian Kerr has stepped down from the position he's held for little more than three months.
LANSING | It's not unusual to see firefighters hosting fundraisers for various causes, but members of the Lansing Professional Firefighters Local #3709 decided to dig into their own pockets in support of families dealing with a child suffering from cancer. The members made personal donations…
SCHERERVILLE | Schererville firefighters say they are continuing efforts to establish a working contract with the town.
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