Cops, Firefighter Injured
- Two Chicago Police vehicles responding to a call collided early Saturday on the South Side.
The police vehicles were responding to an assist call when they collided with each other about 12:40 a.m. in the 4700 block of South Halsted Street, said police News Affairs [...], citing preliminary information.
An unidentified number of officers were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries...
And a firefighter was hospitalized after responding to a call:
A Chicago firefighter was transported to a hospital after battling an extra-alarm blaze this afternoon at an apartment building in the North Side's Edgewater neighborhood.
The firefighter was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston to be treated for "exertion," and is expected to be OK, said [...], a spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department. No one else was hurt.About 100 firefighters responded to the fire in the three-story, six-unit building at 1241-43 W. Granville Ave. about 4:15 p.m.