Naval Station Great Lakes

U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk (right) and Dick Durbin speak to students at a charter school at Naval Station Great Lakes on May 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Kirk Says Progress Continues As He Discusses Stroke Rehab With Students

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk made a symbolic return to his former Congressional District on the North Shore on Friday, four months after returning to work in Congress.

CBS 2–05/03/2013

4th Of July Fireworks

Great Lakes Naval Station Cancels July 4th Celebration

Ongoing federal budget cuts prompted Naval Station Great Lakes in far north suburban Lake County to cancel this year’s Independence Day celebration.



Navy Enlistee Charged With Slamming Small Dog Into Wall

A U.S. Navy 2nd Class Petty Officer and Iraq War veteran from Rogers Park is facing felony animal cruelty charges, after police say he slammed his girlfriend’s small dog into a wall during an argument.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011


Navy SEALs Who Killed Bin Laden Likely Started At Great Lakes

Members of the U.S. Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden would have started their training at Naval Station Great Lakes on the North Shore.

WBBM Newsradio–05/03/2011