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Student Prank, Complete With Live Chickens, Trashes Suburban High School

Police are investigating, reports CBS 2’s Chris Martinez.

10/04/2013

National Guard Staff Sgt. Chris Maderer hugs his daughter, Beatrice, after surprising his daughters with his homecoming from duty on April 11, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Soldier Returns Home To Chicago To Surprise 4 Daughters

A national guardsman from the Northwest Side returned home Thursday to a warm welcome from neighbors, and surprised smiles from his kids, after serving his country around the world, including two Middle East wars.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2013

U.S. Army Spc. Alfredo Fuentes poses for a picture with his wife and six children, after surprising his kids at a school concert by coming home early from a tour of duty in Kuwait on April 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Soldier Surprises Six Kids With Homecoming During School Concert

U.S. Army Spc. Alfredo Fuentes’ six children had no idea he was coming home.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2013

Naperville residents wave American flags as a car carrying Army Sgt. Joe Riehle brings him home on New Year's Day 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Naperville Soldier Back Home For New Year’s

Army Sgt. Joe Riehle was never expecting the welcome home he got on New Year’s Day, full of thank yous, hugs and handshakes.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2013

(credit: Jan Terri/YouTube)

Chicago On YouTube: The Best Music Video (And Song) In Existence

Is Jan Terri’s “Losing You” the best representation of Chicago in the form of a music video? Mason Johnson finds out…

08/22/2012

U.S. Army Spc. Brad Liberio returned home to Crestwood, Ill., on July 3, 2012, after spending a year serving overseas. (Credit: CBS)

Crestwood Soldier Celebrates Homecoming In Time For 4th Of July

While Americans are celebrating Independence Day tomorrow, one Crestwood family will have even more to celebrate – the safe homecoming of a soldier who had been serving in Afghanistan.

CBS 2–07/03/2012

Army Sgt. Keith Howse surprised his daughters Jorja and Nataja at a dolphin show at Brookfield Zoo on Thursday, after returning from Afghanistan. Their mother, Aja Moores, had been planning the surprise reunion for a week and a half. (Credit: CBS)

Soldier’s Girls Get Surprise Reunion With Dad At Brookfield Zoo

There was a big surprise on Wednesday for two little girls at Brookfield Zoo and everybody at a dolphin show got to share it with them.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Army National Guard Spc. Doug Rachowiz returned home to Hammond, Ind., on April 10, 2012, about three months after he was wounded in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan. (Credit: CBS)

Wounded Soldier Gets Hero’s Welcome In Hammond

Indiana National Guard Spc. Doug Rachowicz barely survived a roadside bomb in Afghanistan in January. Four of his fellow soldiers died in the attack. Rachowicz came home to Hammond, Ind., on Tuesday, after months of rehab and coping with the loss of his friends.

CBS 2–04/10/2012

Army Sgt. Eric Rundquist returned to his Streamwood home on Dec. 26, 2011, after completing his third tour of duty in Iraq. (Credit: CBS)

Family’s Ultimate Christmas Gift: Son’s Safe Return From Iraq

A community’s love was felt on Monday as a hometown soldier returned home from war. With the war in Iraq now a completed mission, thousands of soldiers are returning home and the relief of having their son back with them is the best of Christmas presents for the Rundquist family in Streamwood.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2011

Dan Persa

Northwestern Looks To Rain On Gophers Homecoming Parade

By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota’s raw defense has had a rough start to the season. Dan Persa and the Northwestern Wildcats don’t figure to provide any relief. Northwestern’s forgettable days in […]

670 The Score–10/01/2010