A 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.
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.
The letter came from the property manager for the new landlord of VFW Post 2377 in Glendale Heights, telling them “flags are prohibited.”
A local group took some heat this week for briefly taking down the American flag at a Northfield park and putting up a Malaysian flag.
A 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.