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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.

04/12/2012

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.

03/02/2012

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.

01/21/2012

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.

12/09/2011

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.

11/11/2010

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