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An American flag flies at half-staff Friday following the Connecticut school shooting. (CBS)

In Illinois, Flags Lowered To Half-Staff As Officials Express Horror At School Shooting

Gov. 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.

12/14/2012

Pedestrians brave a downtown crosswalk that is supposed to give them the right of way. (CBS)

City Hopes For Better Pedestrian Safety With Flag System

The 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.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

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

Field Of Flags Honors Northbrook Service Members

Hundreds 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.

05/27/2011