Kenneth Conley escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, along with his cellmate, on Dec. 18, 2012. (Credit: FBI)

Suburban Cops Who Caught Escaped Inmate To Be Honored For Bravery

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.

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2013

Holocaust Memorial

Holocaust Survivors Remember Lives Lost

Holocaust survivors and their families gathered this past weekend in Skokie, remembering the 6 million people who died at the hands of the Nazis.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

Gay Rights

Gay And Lesbian Hall Of Fame To Induct 11 Notable Chicagoans

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.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

Photo Of The U.S. Flag. (John Cody/WBBM Photo)

Gold Star Mothers Honored After Losing Children In Combat

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.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

Aurora 9/11 Ceremony

Aurora Pays Tribute To Those Killed On 9/11

The City of Aurora paid tribute to those who died on 9/11 with a ceremony outside a fire station Friday.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

9/11 Ceremony

Students Take Part In Schoolwide Ceremony To Commemorate 9/11

Thousands of students from UNO Charter Schools rallied outside their classrooms Friday to honor the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

CBS 2–09/09/2011

A wreath was laid at the statue of Gen. John Logan in Grant Park on May 30, 2011. Logan was the founder of Decoration Day, which became Memorial Day. (Credit: CBS)

Grant Park Ceremony Honors Founder Of Memorial Day

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.

WBBM Newsradio–05/30/2011

Fallen Officers' Procession

Law Enforcement Officers Gather To Honor Fallen Comrades

Hundreds of law enforcement officers from Cook County gathered Tuesday morning to remember their fallen comrades.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Same Sex Marriage

30 Couples To Be Joined In Civil Unions In Millennium Park

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.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

Pearl Harbor Survivors

Chicago Honors Pearl Harbor Survivors

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.

WBBM Newsradio–12/07/2010