Illinois Celebrates Abraham Lincoln's BirthdayIt's a big day on Feb. 12 for our 16th president and his hometown state.
City Officials Rededicate Historic Plaque 'Lost' In City Hall StorageOne side commemorates the Wigwam convention hall, while the other commemorates the site of its predecessor, the Sauganash Hotel.
Mika Brzezinski, Chrissy Teigen and Others Respond To Trump's Twitter AttackPresident Trump’s Twitter attack on MSNBC television host Mika Brzezinski sparked outrage on social media and a response from the target of his tweets, Brzezinski.
Stolen Lincoln Sculpture Of Lincoln's Hand Returned To Kankakee MuseumKankakee sculptor George Grey Barnard had formed the 10-pound plaster hand from a picture of Lincoln before crafting a statue.
'Lincoln In The Bardo': George Saunders' Tale Of A President's GriefThe well-known short stories writer publishes his first novel about Abraham Lincoln's reaction to the 1862 death of his 11-year-old son.
President Lincoln Train Car Replica To Be DonatedThe replica of the presidential private train car that conveyed the body of President Abraham Lincoln to its final resting place is for sale.
Museum Puts 1840 Newspapers Edited By Abraham Lincoln OnlineThe Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is making copies of a campaign newspaper edited by Lincoln and other politicians available online for the first time.
5 Day Trips Near Chicago To Do Before The Kids Go Back To SchoolPack up the car and travel for a day of fun, history and outdoor activities with your kids with these five destinations near Chicago.
Travel Guide To Mount Rushmore National MemorialPractical travel guide to one of the jewels of the National Parks System, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Caretakers Of Lincoln's Tomb Face Setbacks Amid 150th Anniversary Of His DeathCaretakers of Abraham Lincoln's tomb are on the defensive over an unflattering critique in National Geographic magazine and looming budget cuts that could threaten management of the historic site, even as they commemorate the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War president's assassination.
Someone You Should Know: Replica Train Maker David KlokeCBS 2's Harry Porterfield introduces us to a Chicago area man who is recreating the locomotive that carried Abraham Lincoln's body from Washington to Springfield 150 years ago.
State Could Add Memorial Near Lincoln TombOak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield is billed as the second most visited cemetery in the country and already has memorials for veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, in addition to Lincoln's Tomb.