Author: 100 Club of Chicago

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, Cook County Sheriff Correctional Officer Robert Edwards suffered a medical emergency at the jail. His fellow officers, as well as members of the Chicago Fire Department, rendered aid to him, but he tragically passed away at the hospital. Officer Edwards...

On March 30th, 2019, at approximately 3:25 a.m., Illinois State Police Trooper Gerald Ellis was on-duty in his squad car traveling home on I-94 westbound near Green Oaks, when a wrong-way driver struck him head on. Trooper Ellis was transported to a local area hospital,...

In an effort to extend our resources where needed and honor our fallen heroes, the 100 Club of Chicago will now also provide benefits to the families of fallen first responders in McHenry County. The 100 Club of Chicago will be providing benefits for the family...

On Saturday, January 12, Trooper Christopher Lambert was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating the scene of a prior crash on I-294 near Willow Road in Northbrook. He was en route home when he encountered the three-vehicle crash on the left shoulder and stopped...

On Monday, December 17, 2018, Officer Eduardo Marmolejo and Officer Conrad Gary were struck and killed by a Metra commuter train while investigating a shots fired call in the area of 103rd Street and Dauphin Avenue at 6:20 pm. They were investigating the sounds of gunfire...

On Monday, December 17, 2018, Officer Conrad Gary and Officer Eduardo Marmolejo were struck and killed by a Metra commuter train while investigating a shots fired call in the area of 103rd Street and Dauphin Avenue at 6:20 pm. They were investigating the sounds of gunfire...

On Monday, November 19, 2018, Police Officer Samuel Jimenez was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance outside of Mercy Hospital at 2525 South Michigan Avenue. As officers arrived on the scene the male subject fatally shot his ex-fiancee, who was a doctor at...

On Monday, September 10, 2018, Burnham Police Officer Blair King (53) suffered a fatal heart attack while on duty. He was rushed to St. Margaret’s  hospital where he eventually passed on Wednesday, September 12. He is survived by his wife. To make a donation in honor...

The 100 Club of Chicago extends its condolences to the family of Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Juan Bucio. On Monday, May 28, 2018, Firefighter Juan Bucio answered a call when boaters saw a person jump into the Chicago River. During the search attempt, Firefighter Bucio became...

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Commander Paul Bauer was at the building in the 100 block of West Randolph Street in Chicago's Loop when he saw a man who matched the description of an offender wanted by tactical officers in the area. A confrontation occurred,...