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NIU Campus

NIU Marks Anniversary Of Shootings With Bell Ringing

The campus planned a bell-ringing for Friday afternoon at 3:06 p.m. to honor those killed Feb. 14, 2008. The students killed were Gayle Dubowski, Catalina Garcia, Julianna Gehant, Ryanne Mace and Daniel Parmenter. The gunman also died.

02/14/2014

On the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, an Evanston firefighter rings a fire bell to honor fellow firefighters who died at the World Trade Center. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Chicago Area Remembers Horror Of 9/11

Fire stations throughout the Chicago area marked the 12th anniversary of 9/11 on Wednesday, with the ringing of bells, and recollections of where people were on the day of the terrorist attacks.

09/11/2013

Immigration rights activists packed Monroe Street as they marched from a park on the Near West Side to Federal Plaza downtown, for a May Day rally on May 1, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Hundreds Gather For May Day Rally For Immigration Rights

Hundreds of immigration rights activists have begun marching along Chicago streets from the Near West Side to Federal Plaza downtown, as part of an annual May Day rally calling for easing immigration laws.

05/01/2013

NIU Campus

Five Years After The Shootings, Healing Continues At NIU

The tolling of a lone bell could be heard across the campus at NIU as students and family members of the five victims gathered to hear remarks from Gov. Pat Quinn and NIU President John Peters.

02/14/2013

A white "ghost bike" was chained to a light pole at the corner of Wells and Oak in memory of 32-year old cyclist Neil Townsend. (CBS)

‘Ghost Bike’ Marks Memorial Where Bicyclist Killed

A couple of bicyclists killed in traffic accidents were remembered this morning where one of them died a couple of weeks ago on the Near North Side.

10/19/2012

Two Planes Crash into World Trade Center

Retired Firefighter: 9/11 Is Our Generation’s Day Of Infamy

First responders in Palatine marked the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Tuesday with a ceremony at the town’s firefighters’ memorial.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

Tiger Woods poses with the trophy after his two-stroke victory at the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance at Muirfield Village Golf Club on June 3, 2012 in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Video: Tiger Woods’ Ridiculous Birdie

The highlight of Tiger Woods’ Sunday was his chip in for birdie on 16.

670 The Score–06/04/2012

Rory Sabbatini of South Africa watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance at Muirfield Village Golf Club on June1, 2012 in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Sabbatini Leads Memorial As Tiger Lurks

That other Rory — Rory Sabbatini — played his best golf in the worst weather Friday at the Memorial and made a surprising appearance atop the leaderboard. Right behind him was a Tiger Woods that looked all too familiar.

06/01/2012

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

5 Free Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day In Chicago

BBQ, fireworks, white pants and a new bottle of sunscreen. All signs Memorial Day weekend and summer have arrived. Here’s a list of 5 free things to do this weekend in celebration of Memorial Day. That’s right, free. You have no excuse to not come out of winter/NATO hibernation.

05/25/2012

Don Cornelius

Museum Of Broadcast Communications To Honor Don Cornelius

The Museum of Broadcast Communications will honor “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius with a special tribute Wednesday night.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

Ursula Nailor, 37, and her two sons, Darnell Holt Jr. and Daniel Nailor (Family Photo)

School Holds Memorial For Slain Villa Park Family

Family, friends, and a community said goodbye Sunday to a family ripped apart by senseless violence.

CBS 2–01/29/2012

Lincolnwood School Memorial

Memorial Statue Stolen From Outside Lincolnwood School

Police in Lincolnwood are investigating the theft of a memorial statue that was stolen from outside an elementary school.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

(Credit: CHRISTOF STACHE/Getty Images)

PETA Wants Roadside Memorial For Cows

Should cows that died on Illinois roadways be remembered with a roadside memorial? PETA says yes.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

Left: Firefighter Edward Stringer Right: Firefighter Corey Ankum (Photos From The Chicago Fire Department)

Chicago Commemorates Firefighters Killed 1 Year Ago

A memorial was held Thursday morning, one year to the day after two Chicago firefighters died when the roof of a South Shore neighborhood building collapsed in a fire.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

Lance Cpl. Nickolas Daniels, 25, of Elmwood Park, died Nov. 5. (Photo: Facebook)

Far Northwest Side School To Honor Fallen Marine

Students at St. Patrick High School on the city’s Far Northwest Side are honoring a fallen U.S. Marine Monday morning, after he was killed in combat in Afghanistan.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

A memorial to the victims of Flight 191 was dedicated Saturday in Des Plaines, Ill. (CBS)

Flight 191 Memorial Dedicated Near O’Hare

More than 1,000 people were on hand Saturday as a memorial was unveiled near Chicago for the victims of the American Airlines Flight 191 crash, the deadliest airplane disaster not connected to terrorism in U.S. aviation history.

10/15/2011

World Trade Center Attack

9/11 Memorial To Be Unveiled In Des Plaines

Memorials will be unveiled crafted from World Trade Center girders in several suburbs, including Des Plaines.

WBBM Newsradio–09/06/2011

Christina Santiago (Facebook)

Chicago Woman Killed At Indiana State Fair To Be Remembered

A Chicago woman killed in the Indiana State Fair stage collapse will be remembered and honored next weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

American Airlines Flight 191

Memorial To Honor Victims Of American Airlines Flight 191

The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 in 1979 was the deadliest non-terror related airplane disaster in U.S. aviation history.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

Ambulance

Sun-Times Reporter Witnesses Shooting While Covering Murder

A Chicago Sun-Times reporter wrote of witnessing a second shooting Tuesday evening as he covered a memorial gathering for a 15-year-old boy who was shot dead in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

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