School Board Member Apologizes For Uproar After Comparing Flag To Toilet PaperElgin U-46 board member Traci O'Neal Ellis stood by her comments, but apologized for the firestorm of criticism they created.
Veterans Protest Flying American Flag Below Chi-Raq Flag At St. SabinaMembers of veterans' motorcycle clubs gathered outside St. Sabina on Thursday to protest the American flag being flown at half mast, with a Chi-Raq flag from the recent Spike Lee film at the top of the pole.
American Flag Stolen From Montclare Man's YardUntil Wednesday morning, an American flag had flown outside Lou Sobelewski’s house in the Montclare neighborhood practically non-stop for nearly 25 years. Then, someone cut Old Glory down and walked away with it.
CPS Removes Tattered American Flag That Offended VeteransA World War II veteran who lives next door to the Ruben Salazar Bilingual Center told WBBM Newsradio earlier this week the school had kept a ragged flag flying at half-mast for the past five months.
Stars-And-Stripes Fashion Trend Draws Mixed Response From Veterans Clothing adorned with the Stars and Stripes is all the rage these days – but not everyone is ready to salute the fashion trend. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Suburban VFW Post Says Landlord Told Them To Remove U.S. FlagThe letter came from the property manager for the new landlord of VFW Post 2377 in Glendale Heights, telling them "flags are prohibited."
Group Takes Heat For Lowering U.S. Flag, Mounting Malaysian Flag For EventA local group took some heat this week for briefly taking down the American flag at a Northfield park and putting up a Malaysian flag.
9/11 Flag Repaired Across All 50 StatesA flag that was all but destroyed at Ground Zero during the 9/11 attack was on display at the Illinois veteran's hospital shorten after news of the terror leader's death was announced.