We took a look at 10 years of violent crime statistics to get a better idea of what Chicago’s Memorial Day weekend violence really means…
Jim Frazier said people are too often worried they’ll offend him by asking about his son, Jake, an Illinois Air National Guard member who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2003.
The south bank section from Clark to State is now officially open, but what exactly does “open” mean? CBS’s Marissa Bailey reports.
Native Chicagoans Nick Sherbula and Jim Vitti were strangers before World War II and the U.S. Army brought them together. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
In Douglas Park on Chicago’s Near West Side, near the spot where a police officer shot and killed 22-year-old Rekia Boyd three years ago, a few dozen people held a memorial service for her and others they say are casualties of war.
In Elmhurst, a memorial service was moved indoors, but the rain didn’t stop the parade from marching through the streets.
Memorial Day is a day at the beach for those who just want to have some easy-going fun, but the weather hasn’t been cooperating.
As the nation observes Memorial Day, a new book takes an in-depth look at America’s many military actions over its history.
A Memorial Day ceremony in Chicago’s Grant Park honored those from Illinois who served and died in the military.
While the day may start a bit dreary, your Memorial Day won’t be a total washout.
On this beautiful, sunny day, thousands gathered to pay their respects for those who gave their lives for their country.
If you’re planning a cookout for the Memorial Day weekend, you might want to fire up the grill on Friday or Saturday, as storms could wash out your holiday plans on Sunday and Monday.
Regular unleaded is $3.04 a gallon in Chicagoland. The national average is $2.73, according to AAA Motor Club.
Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner, which means the start of the busy summer travel season. Whether you’ve booked a flight, or are hitting the road, you’re sure to see some congestion.
Pack up your car and hit the road for these five must-see destinations that are within a four-hour drive of the Chicago area.
Honor Memorial Day and celebrate the national holiday with these five ideas.
It’s barbecue season! Time to find the perfect backyard grill for you and your whole family. Here are five great options to get you started.
Memorial Day is not just the official start to summer. It’s also an important holiday to pay your respects for those men and women who died in battle.
World War II veterans – the so-called “greatest generation” – had a place of honor in Memorial Day ceremonies.
Governor Quinn joined veterans and others at a Memorial Day parade in the suburbs, but his re-election campaign and the fight over state spending were not far from his mind, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.