Former Ald. Balcer, Police Urge Kaepernick To Stand For National Anthem At Soldier Field"We asked him to be sensitive while at Soldier Field to the sacrifices made by those who defended his freedom," former Ald. James Balcer says.
Chicago Veterans, Gold Star Families Blast TrumpRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump continued to face heated backlash Thursday for his attacks on the family of a fallen veteran, and for accepting a Purple Heart as a gift from a retired Army colonel.
Aldermen Seek To Protect Military Personnel Under Hate Crime OrdinanceThe proposal approved in committee on Tuesday would add active and prior military personnel to those protected by the city’s hate crime ordinance.
Ald. Balcer To Retire; Daley Relative In Line For Council Seat?James Balcer tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine that he's stepping down to pursue treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder stemming from his military service in Vietnam.
7,000 Aging U.S. Flags 'Retired' In Flag Day CeremonyA plume of super-hot yellow flames and thick black smoke flared from 7,000 burning American flags, for a ceremonial retirement of old, fading, and tattered flags in honor of Flag Day.
Chicago Could Be Next Market For CPR iPhone AppA new iPhone app may save your life someday. CBS2’s Mike Parker reports how the new technology, which is already working in California, may be headed for Chicago.