Memorial Service

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Remembering Judy Baar Topinka: “Judy Had No Rival”

The people who knew the late Judy Baar Topinka best were gathering Wednesday to share stories and celebrate her life, a week after the longtime Illinois politician died of complications from a stroke.


Mutahir Rauf (courtesy of Loyola University Chicago)

Slain Loyola Student’s Family Seeks “Peace, Not Vengeance”

Family and friends were remembering a slain Loyola University student Tuesday morning, four days after he was shot and killed during a robbery near campus.


Mutahir Rauf (courtesy of Loyola University Chicago)

Memorial Service Set For Slain Loyola Student

Mutahir Rauf, 23, was shot and killed in an attempted robbery Friday night.


James Foley on assignment in Aleppo, Syria. (Credit:  Nicole Tung)

Northwestern To Hold Memorial For Slain Journalist James Foley

Foley earned a master’s degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism in 2008. He was in Syria in 2012 when he was captured by militants. He was killed in August by members of the Islamic State terrorist group.


Former Gov. George Ryan on Sunday talks about Nelson Mandela during a memorial service. (CBS)

Former Gov. Ryan Says Nelson Mandela Influenced The Clearing Of Illinois’ Death Row

Ryan, a free man since July, spoke during a memorial service for Mandela held in Chicago.


File picture taken circa April 15, 1951 around Seoul shows US troops waiting for attack order as North Korean troops launching a great offensive over the South Korean capital. United States supported South Korea during the 1950-1953 Korean war which ended with an armistice temporarily and the deployment of 37.000 US forces in South Korea. (Photo credit : STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Korean War Vets Mark 60th Anniversary Of End To “Forgotten War”

With the help of their canes, walkers, and wheelchairs, a group of 55 Korean War veterans attended a memorial service at Kennedy Park in the Morgan Park neighborhood.


Nikki Bostic-Jones

Cook County Jail Guard Remembered A Year After Fatal Hit-And-Run

A memorial service was held Thursday morning for a Cook County Sheriff’s deputy killed by a hit-and-run driver as she was crossing the street to go to work exactly one year ago.

WBBM Newsradio–07/18/2013

Daniel Noe, of Peoria, went missing in 1978, after telling his parents he was hitchhiking from Washington state to the Chicago area to go back to college at Northwestern University. His family feared he had become a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, but DNA evidence confirmed he had died on a mountainside in Utah, where his body was found in 2010. (Photo Courtesy: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Memorial Service To Be Held In 1978 Cold Case

Family members of an Illinois man who went missing 34 years ago will finally lay his remains to rest.


Nikki Bostic-Jones

Family, Friends Pay Final Respects To Fallen Corrections Officer

Hundreds of mourners gathered Thursday morning to say goodbye to a wife, mother and Cook County correctional officer who was hit and killed by a speeding van last week.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Ashake Banks stands over the coffin of her daughter, 7-year-old Heaven Sutton, who was caught in gang crossfire last week. (CBS)

Memorial Service Held For 7-Year-Old Girl Killed By Gang Gunfire

A memorial service was held Friday for the 7-year-old Chicago girl who was caught in gang crossfire last week as authorities considered filing charges against a second suspect in the fatal shooting.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Gold Star Families Memorial and Park, located near Soldier Field, is dedicated to fallen Chicago police officers. (Credit: Todd Feurer, CBS Chicago)

Police, Families Honor Fallen Officers For Father’s Day

Police officers and their families held a Father’s Day memorial service on Sunday at a park dedicated to fallen officers.


Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey (Credit: Chicago Police)

Memorial Service Marks 1st Anniversary Of Cop’s Murder

A year after the murder of Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey, no one has been formally charged with his death. But as CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports, at a memorial service on Monday, there was reason for hope.

CBS 2–07/18/2011

Indigent Service

Service Today For 165 Who Died As Indigents

Today at noon, Chicago will remember 165 men and women who have died over the past 12 months–and were buried as indigents.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2011

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Police Union Remembers Fallen Officers

The Fraternal Order of Police today held a memorial to honor four Chicago Police officers who have died in the line of duty within the last year.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011