The Illinois Holocaust Museum. (Credit: CBS)

Italian Family, Polish Man Honored By Illinois Holocaust Museum

They risked their lives to help victims of the Holocaust and on Wednesday, three people were honored for their selfless acts. One of the survivors who benefited from their courage shared her story with CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.


Holocaust Memorial

Survivors Gather At Skokie Synagogue To Remember Holocaust

Holocaust survivors and their families gathered this afternoon in a Skokie synagogue for what has been the largest survivor event in the Midwest.


Adam Paluch (center) sits with his sister Ida Kersz, at a citizenship ceremony. Paluch, 73, a Holocaust survivor, became a U.S. citizen on Jan. 28, 2013. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM)

130 Immigrants Take Citizenship Oath In Chicago

More than 130 people – from 47 countries – became new citizens this afternoon in downtown Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–01/28/2013

Bob Persinger

World War II Vet Recounts Horrors Of Death Camp

Ahead of Memorial Day, a World War II veteran from Rockford says what he saw 67 years ago never leaves him.

WBBM Newsradio–05/25/2012

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

Holocaust survivor Margot Walton (CBS)

Holocaust Survivors Share Their Stories

The U.S. Holocaust Museum may be in Washington D.C., but an annual Chicago fundraiser has become perhaps its largest fundraiser. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.


'Prisoner Of Her Past'

Documentary Tells Of Woman Reliving Horrors Of Holocaust

A documentary airs tonight on Chicago television, telling the heartbreaking story of an elderly Chicago-area woman who’s reliving the trauma of her suffering during the Holocaust.

WBBM Newsradio–04/28/2011

File Photo: Handguns (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Gun Policy Compared To Holocaust; Lawmaker Demands Apology

A state lawmaker from Chicago says he’s upset about the recent use of Nazi-era symbolism by a gun rights group.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011