American servicemen and women are being honored throughout the Chicago area this Memorial Day.
Some Chicagoans are starting their holiday weekend off at the beach and parks across the city. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley spent the afternoon checking in with those folks.
Mayor Emanuel and Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth laid a wreath at the eternal flame in Daley Plaza for service personnel who have died in combat.
A third-grade class at Frank C. Whitely Elementary School had written letters to Capt. Allen at the urging of a classmate whose father is also in the service.
It’s finally Memorial Day weekend and that means patio and BBQ season! Here is a list of a few events around town to help you kick off summer in the city.
A local veterans group leader says he’s confident the group will be able to raise $720 more to cover the costs of wreaths honoring each of his community’s war dead on Memorial Day.
Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.
For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.
Try some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.
Planning on driving home from a long weekend in Lake Geneva? Heading west to Elgin? Or landing at O’Hare International Airport late at night? Get ready for some heartburn.
Anthony Vaccarello will proudly display his American flag this Memorial Day, just as he does every year.
Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn, and the former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta led the way as Chicago marked Memorial Day with a parade down State Street.
The busy summer travel season got underway on Thursday, as many travelers got an early start to the Memorial Day weekend.
How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.
Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in Chicago are a chance to thank veterans and active service members.
Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.
The Memorial Day parade and politics made for an interesting mix in Park Ridge, CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Veterans who returned their medals to NATO just over a week ago gathered at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at on the Chicago River on Monday, to talk about their feelings on Memorial […]
One of America’s most recognizable bugle calls, one that will be heard again and again in towns big and small on this Memorial Day, reaches a major milestone this year. This is the 150th anniversary of Taps, the nation’s song of remembrance.
Chicago saw its second consecutive day of record heat on Monday, when the temperature reached 95 degrees at O’Hare International Airport early Monday afternoon.