In Illinois, Flags Lowered To Half-Staff As Officials Express Horror At School ShootingGov. Pat Quinn was among the public officials who expressed condolences and horror at the shooting rampage, details of which were still emerging by late afternoon.
City Hopes For Better Pedestrian Safety With Flag SystemThe City of Chicago is hoping to improve pedestrian safety at certain unprotected street crossings with brightly-colored flags that people can use to be sure cars know they are there.
Field Of Flags Honors Northbrook Service MembersHundreds of flags are flying on the Village Green in north suburban Northbrook this Memorial Day weekend to honor the community’s service personnel and locals who have died in the service of their country.