Emmett Till's Family Leads Memorial Marking 60th Anniversary Of His MurderIt was 60 years ago today that 14-year-old Emmett Till was beaten and shot in the head for reportedly whistling at a white woman while visiting relatives in Mississippi, and his family led a memorial procession to his grave in Alsip.
Ernie Banks Statue Moved To Daley Plaza For Public MemorialFans of "Mister Cub" Ernie Banks crowded into Daley Plaza on Wednesday, after his statue was installed as a public tribute to arguably the most popular Cubs player of all time.
NIU Marks Anniversary Of Shootings With Bell RingingThe 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.
Chicago Area Remembers Horror Of 9/11Fire 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.
Hundreds Gather For May Day Rally For Immigration RightsHundreds 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.
Five Years After The Shootings, Healing Continues At NIUThe 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.
'Ghost Bike' Marks Memorial Where Bicyclist KilledA 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.
Retired Firefighter: 9/11 Is Our Generation's Day Of InfamyFirst responders in Palatine marked the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Tuesday with a ceremony at the town's firefighters’ memorial.
Video: Tiger Woods' Ridiculous BirdieThe highlight of Tiger Woods' Sunday was his chip in for birdie on 16.
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.
5 Free Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day In ChicagoBBQ, 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.
Museum Of Broadcast Communications To Honor Don CorneliusThe Museum of Broadcast Communications will honor “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius with a special tribute Wednesday night.