Francis Cardinal George

Cardinal George Honored In Washington State

George was the bishop of Yakima for six years in the 1990s, and was back to celebrate a Mass to dedicate the new Catholic high school gymnasium that has been named in his honor.


(Photo Credit: CESAR MANSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Bruce Springsteen Dedicates Song To Trayvon Martin

There have been many reactions to Saturday’s acquittal of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year. Yesterday (July 16), Bruce Springsteen performed his own reaction in a way only Bruce Springsteen can: with a heartbreaking song.


(credit: Pilar Clark)

Online Exhibit Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of O’Hare Dedication

History buffs can have loads of fun surfing the Internet on a new online exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the dedication of O’Hare International Airport.

WBBM Newsradio–04/10/2013

Father Bob Lombardo of Our Lady of Angels explains the renovation of the historic church in Humboldt Park. (CBS)

Our Lady Of Angels Church Reborn With Help Of Volunteers

A Humboldt Park church synonymous with tragedy — a 1958 fire that killed 92 children next door — will be re-dedicated this weekend. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


Bronzeville Bank

New, State-Of-The-Art Bank Opens In Bronzeville

The Bronzeville neighborhood celebrated the opening of a new bank Thursday.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

The 'Stone of Hope' sculpture of Martin Luther King by Chinese artist Lei Yixin is the first memorial on the National Mall to honor an African-American and the first to honor a person who did not serve as president. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

MLK Memorial Dedication Postponed As Hurricane Irene Looms Off East Coast

The Martin Luther King memorial dedication set for Sunday in Washington, D.C.. has been cancelled because of Hurricane Irene, disappointing dozens of Chicagoans who had hoped to honor the civil-rights icon.


Poetry Foundation

Poetry Foundation Dedicates New Chicago Headquarters

The Chicago-based Poetry Foundation has opened its new $21 million headquarters on the city’s Near North Side.

WBBM Newsradio–06/23/2011