HOBY president and CEO Javier LaFianza said this week’s events were designed to help students identify their passions, and where they want to make a difference in the world.
Staff Sgt. Travis Mills lost both arms and both legs in an explosion in Afghanistan in 2012. A new film “Travis: A Soldier’s Story” documents the tremendous physical and emotional challenges he faces every day.
The insurgent violence in Iraq and threats to oil facilities there have pushed the price of crude oil to more than $107 per barrel. That has translated to higher gasoline prices, nowhere higher than Chicago.
An expert on global affairs agrees with President Obama’s stance against sending American troops to deal with a growing insurgency in Iraq. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
A request for U.S. air strikes by the Iraqi government was revealed in a hearing chaired by Illinois Senator Dick Durbin.
Ret. Sgt. Danielle Ciccoli says 275 troops heading to Iraq, fills her with a variety of emotions.
One of President Obama’s staunchest allies in Congress is expressing concerns about the Administration’s plans to send some military personnel to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.
As extremist militants tightened their grip on northern Iraq, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) said he believes President Barack Obama isn’t up to the task of ending the violence and protecting American interests, and needs to overhaul his national security team.
Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com, said even he was surprised at how much gas prices jumped on Thursday, just in the time between when he went to work and when he got home.
A third-grade class at Frank C. Whitely Elementary School had written letters to Capt. Allen at the urging of a classmate whose father is also in the service.
Army Pfc. Omar Torres gave his life for his country in Iraq, and on Tuesday, the city honored his sacrifice and service by naming a street near his Archer Heights home in his memory.
A daylong memorial for the 6,600 Americans killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan was scheduled for 9:11 a.m. Friday at the plaza outside the Thompson Center.
When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.
Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.
The story of the returning veteran never ends. A researcher in Peoria is investigating Gulf War Syndrome, more than twenty years after the end of Operation Desert Storm.
Coming home is a process for some who have seen war, CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.
College students from Chicago helped an Iraq War veteran who lives downstate by redesigning his home’s interior. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson explains.
A local U.S. veteran of the Middle East conflicts says an American soldier’s alleged massacre of more than a dozen Afghan villagers shouldn’t overshadow efforts to help people there. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
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.
The 6-year-old daughter of a Chicago soldier deployed in Afghanistan had been asking Santa to bring her daddy home for the holiday. As CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports, her wish became reality.