U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is pushing for the State Department to help Korean-Americans reunite with their families members still back in North Korea, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
A man who fled to Korea 17 years ago while on trial for killing a northwest suburban woman in a DUI crash has been extradited and is being held without bond in the Cook County Jail.
Chicago celebrates more heritages than most people realize. Latino, German, Polish, Chinese… the list goes on. Out of all the summer festivals, there’s one that seems to get overlooked despite its importance: the Chicago Korean Festival. Being overlooked aside, the Chicago Korean Festival has become one of the largest ethnic festivals in the city. No matter your background, you should check out this great event.
Members of Chicago’s Korean community protested Thursday morning, after the Chinese government decided to repatriate about 30 defectors from North Korea.