It was a packed house at the Cook County Building Saturday as folks lined up to get married on Valentine’s Day.
Belmont Village, an assisted living facility for seniors in Carol Stream, hosted a Valentine’s lunch for all 17 couples living there; complete with flowers, a piano player, and sparkling cider. Each couple has been married for at least 48 years.
Brenda Bravo and Jose Castro lined up at the Cook County Clerk’s office downtown at 5 a.m. Friday, to make sure they were the first to get a marriage license when the office opened at 9 a.m. As the first to get a license, they got a free wedding ceremony conducted by Clerk David Orr.
Garry McCarthy, a New York City native, married Chicago personal injury lawyer Kristin Barnette on New Year’s Eve Wednesday.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was the first reporter to travel to Spokane, Wash. to talk with the future archbishop of Chicago, Blase Cupich, to see just where he stands.
One of the partners is expected to die before Illinois’ same-sex marriage law takes effect next June.
Forget blind dates and singles bars. More than ever, the road to marriage starts at your computer.
Married in 1942, Robert and Nora Viands spent little time apart over the last seven decades.
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Cook County has a new first couple–the first couple to say “I do” in 2013.
A dozen couples, who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversaries this year, renewed their vows Saturday at the Field Museum.
Over the past year, there have been more home weddings in Chicago than ever before.
Southwest suburban police have issued an arrest warrant for a 30-year-old man wanted for stabbing his newlywed wife to death over the weekend. His wife was found dead just two days after their wedding.
Chicagoland is full of cheaters. And not the ones typically associated with Chicago lore–crooked politicians and gangsters.
The bride wore white as an Iowa couple marched down the aisle as scheduled in Chicago Saturday, but it almost didn’t happen that way.
Several Catholic Charities groups are suing the state, saying they should not have to accept same-sex couples in civil unions as foster parents.
Civil unions between same sex couples become legal in Illinois next Wednesday, with the first ceremonies starting on Thursday. That’s prompting joy in the gay community, but also an effort by gay marriage opponents to fight the new law.
While civil unions will not be treated equally as marriage when they become legal in Illinois, there is one area where they may be on par.
A woman from Chicago’s Northwest Side wanted to start the New Year with a marriage proposal, with help from police.
What if you put your husband or wife before your kids? What if you made your marriage your top priority?