Memorial Day

What The Most Violent Memorial Day Weekend In Over A Decade Means For ChicagoWe 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...
For Families And Friends Of The Fallen, Every Day Is Memorial DayJim 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.
New Chicago Riverwalk Segment Open -- Sort OfThe south bank section from Clark to State is now officially open, but what exactly does “open” mean? CBS’s Marissa Bailey reports.
For Two World War II Vets, Friendship Endures More Than 70 YearsNative 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.
Memorial Service Held For Rekia Boyd Near Spot Where She Was Fatally Shot By CopIn 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.
Despite Rain, Suburbs Honor Vets For Memorial DayIn Elmhurst, a memorial service was moved indoors, but the rain didn’t stop the parade from marching through the streets.
Rain Puts Damper On Memorial Day Beach-GoersMemorial 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.
Military Historian's New Book Takes In-Depth Look At America's Military Actions Around The WorldAs the nation observes Memorial Day, a new book takes an in-depth look at America's many military actions over its history.
Grant Park Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Fallen SoldiersA Memorial Day ceremony in Chicago's Grant Park honored those from Illinois who served and died in the military.
Chicago Memorial Day Weather ForecastWhile the day may start a bit dreary, your Memorial Day won't be a total washout.
Chicagoans Remember Fallen Vets With Wreath Laying, ParadeOn this beautiful, sunny day, thousands gathered to pay their respects for those who gave their lives for their country.
Memorial Day Weekend Forecast: Warm, But Rain Likely Sunday And MondayIf 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.
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