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GE Transportation To Move Headquarters To Chicago

GE Transportation will be moving its corporate headquarters from Erie, Pa., to Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2012

U.S. Marine Cpl. Alex Martinez was killed in combat in Afghanistan on April 5, 2012. (Credit: Facebook)

‘Everybody Loved’ Fallen Marine From Elgin, Wife Says

As final arrangements were planned for an Elgin Marine killed in Afghanistan, his wife recalled Alex Martinez as a dedicated service member. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.


Marine Cpl. Conner Lowry was killed in Afghanistan. (courtesy family)

Marine From Chicago Dies In Afghanistan

A 24-year-old Marine from Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood has been killed in Afghanistan.


Photo Of The U.S. Flag. (John Cody/WBBM Photo)

Marine From Crystal Lake Killed In Afghanistan

A Marine from northwest suburban Crystal Lake was among the six killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan this week.


Daniel Smigielski, a naval officer, is greeted by students at St. Patrick's School in Wadsworth. (CBS)

Naval Officer Gets Hero’s Welcome At His Kids’ School

A Naval officer from far north suburban Wadsworth is home after a 10-month deployment to Afghanistan surprised his children and their classmates Friday by making their school his first stop.


Liquor Store

Countryside Liquor Store Owner: Facebook Post Is A Lie

A Countryside liquor store owner is the victim of a Facebook-fueled campaign to hurt his business, which, he says, is based on a lie.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

U.S. Marine Corps

Wounded Marine Gratified By Bin Laden’s Death

A Marine from Antioch who lost his arms and legs to a bomb in Afghanistan, says the killing of Osama bin Laden makes his sacrifice more meaningful.

WBBM Newsradio–05/06/2011

U.S. Marine Corps

Wounded Marine Hopes To Return To Antioch Soon

A wounded U.S. Marine hopes to come home to Antioch next month, one year after losing both arms and legs in Afghanistan.

WBBM Newsradio–04/12/2011

Jeannette Winters

Owner Of Fallen Marine’s Items Says He’ll Return Them

The man who bought a storage lockerful of personal effects that belonged to a female Marine killed in Pakistan is relenting. He’ll return the items for free but he’s having trouble reaching the family.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2010

Soldiers Memorial (Photo by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Fallen Arlington Heights Marine Makes Last Trip Home

U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. James Bray Stack has made his final trip home.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2010

Soldiers Memorial (Photo by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Arlington Heights Marine Killed In Afghanistan

As Chicago pauses to mark Veteran’s Day, there is news of another local Marine killed in action while fighting in Afghanistan.


Lance Corporal John T. Sparks (Photo From US Marines)

Chicago Marine Killed In Afghanistan

The US Marine Corps says a Chicago marine has been killed in Afghanistan.

WBBM Newsradio–10/12/2010