Three veteran Palos Hills police officers were being honored Thursday for the capture of Kenneth Conley, one of two federal prisoners who escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in December, using a rope made of bedsheets.
Holocaust survivors and their families gathered this past weekend in Skokie, remembering the 6 million people who died at the hands of the Nazis.
In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame will induct 11 new people and four organizations at a ceremony Wednesday evening.
Ten Illinois women whose children were killed in combat were honored with Gold Star banners for their losses over the weekend at the Chicago Cultural Center.
The City of Aurora paid tribute to those who died on 9/11 with a ceremony outside a fire station Friday.
Thousands of students from UNO Charter Schools rallied outside their classrooms Friday to honor the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
It is a longstanding tradition on this day: a service and wreath-laying at the statue of Civil War General John Logan, the founder of Decoration Day, which became Memorial Day.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers from Cook County gathered Tuesday morning to remember their fallen comrades.
Gov. Pat Quinn and Cook County Clerk David Orr will be among those in attendance for a historic ceremony next month, in which 30 gay and lesbian couples will be joined in civil unions in Millennium Park.
The City of Chicago paid tribute to the survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on this 69th anniversary of the Day that will live in Infamy.