Memorial Grows For Slain Police CommanderThere were flowers, dozens of flowers, a candle and a police badge, among the items seen Wednesday.
Oak Brook Remembers 9-11 Victims With Flag DisplayThere’s a 9-11 Healing Field in Oak Brook for the next few days - a remembrance of the nearly 3,000 people killed during the terrorist attacks on the United States almost 16 years ago.
Former NU President Remembers The Late Princess DianaOn the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death, there was a massive out pour of love Thursday in London, but some here in Chicago also remembered.
Vigil Held For Ex-Marine Killed Trying To Stop Oak Park CarjackingAt a memorial for Chris Florez on the corner where he was killed, Leonardo Lucio and his 7-year-old son Angel knelt and lit a candle.
Memorial Service Pays Tribute To Cook County's Fallen Police OfficersA couple hundred people gathered in a west suburban forest preserve Monday morning to remember police officers who have been killed in the line of duty in Cook County.
French School In Chicago Paying Tribute To Victims Of Paris Terror AttacksLycée Français de Chicago will observe a moment of silence at 1 p.m. Monday. A memorial in front of the school has been placed outside the school, where kids have dropped off flowers in remembrance of the victims.
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.