Chicago National Guard Unit Headed For Medical Mission In KuwaitIt is the first deployment for 25 soldiers with the 2nd Battalion of the the 135th Aviation Regiment in Chicago. The unit was formed two years ago, and is led by Capt. Amanda Lempke, a registered nurse from Bloomington.
Aunt Says Terror Suspects Showed No Signs Of Hatred Toward AmericaThe family of two west suburban men accused of plotting a massacre at a National Guard armory is speaking out, reports Cisco Cotto.
Aurora Cousins Charged In Plot To Join Islamic State, Attack Illinois Military FacilityA national guardsman from Aurora and his cousin were arrested Wednesday night, for allegedly conspiring to join the Islamic State terrorist group, and attack a military facility in northern Illinois.
Reggie Wayne's 4 Most Ridiculous Colts Training Camp EntrancesIndianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne has earned a reputation for his flashy training camp arrivals and this year was no different. In keeping with tradition, Wayne stepped up his training camp arrival game.
Gov. Quinn Offers State Police To Help Stop Chicago ViolenceGovernor Pat Quinn says he's ready to send in state police to help with Chicago's violence if Mayor Emanuel needs it.
Quinn Open-Minded About Using State Resources To Curb Chicago ViolenceQuinn said state police are already helping patrol in East St. Louis, another city that has its challenges with violent crime.
National Guard Soldiers Credit Training In Rescue Of Crash Victims"My military training played a big role in how I reacted," said Spc. Jovanta Duncan. "I assessed the situation and took action."
Volunteers Transform Soldier's Yard Into Safe Haven Chicago soldier leaving town for training was worried for his children. That’s because he didn’t think his own yard was a safe place for them to play while he's gone. CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports.
Indiana Guardsman Gunned Down While Shielding 2-Year-Old SonCBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports its another case of mistaken identity, with no one in custody.
National Guard Members Return From AfghanistanTwelve men were greeted with hugs and some tears.
Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can't Resist Political AttacksThe thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.
National Guard Troops Coming To Chicago For NATO SummitNational Guard troops will be dispatched to Chicago for the NATO summit next month.