Demonstrators wave a pre-Baath Syrian flag. (Photo credit: AZHAR SHALLAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Supporters Of Syrian Rebels Rally On Michigan Avenue

About two dozen supporters of the rebels attempting to overthrown Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad staged political theater Saturday in front of Water Tower Place, on North Michigan Avenue.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2012

People in Tajura, a suburb of Tripoli, celebrating in the early morning on August 22, 2011 after Libyan rebels surged into Tripoli in a final drive to oust leader Moamer Kadhafi, seizing swathes of the capital including the symbolic Green Square and arresting the strongman's son, Seif al-Islam.    (Photo credit: MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Libyans In Chicago Celebrate Apparent End Of Gadhafi Regime

Libyans in the Chicago area were celebrating on Monday as rebel forces appeared to take control of much of Tripoli.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

Libyan rebels celebrate as they approach the 27th Bridge, several kilometers west of the centre of Tripoli, on August 21, 2011, as the rebels said victory in Tripoli was imminent and urged NATO to join the final battle with Apache assault helicopters against fighters loyal to Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi. (Photo credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Libyans Celebrate As Rebels Move Into Capital City

Libyan-Americans living in the Chicago area were glued to developments in their homeland on Sunday, as Libyan rebels overtook a major military base that defends Tripoli.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2011

Cleveland Melvin

Blue Demons Will Play Ole Miss In Big East vs SEC Challenge

The DePaul Blue Demons will take on the Mississippi Rebels at Allstate Arena on December 1, as part of the Big East/SEC Challenge, the university announced on Thursday.

670 The Score–05/19/2011

Libyan rebels fire Katusha rockets at government troops on the frontline on March 9, 2011 near Ras Lanuf, Libya. The rebels pushed back government troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi westward towards Ben Jawat.  (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Durbin: Libyan Rebels Need Command Structure

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he believes the Libyan rebels should be given weapons to help them overthrow the Gadhafi regime, but Sen. Dick Durbin says that he believes the rebels need an effective command structure far more.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2011

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan

Farrakhan Defends Qaddafi, Rips U.S. Involvement In Libya

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan on Thursday again condemned U.S. involvement in the conflict between rebels in Libya and dictator Muammar Qaddafi.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Kirk, Biggert Back Military Strikes In Libya

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has applauded the idea of U.S. support for enforcement of the no-fly zone in Libya, which he believes will tilt momentum back to the rebellion against Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2011