U.S. Marine Corps

Darren Vann, suspected serial killer. Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

2 Investigators: Details On Suspected Serial Killer’s Military Service Released

CBS 2 has obtained some new details today from Darren Vann’s official military personnel file, from 1991 until his departure 19 months later.

10/22/2014

Brandon Meyers (Supplied to CBS)

Horror Of PTSD Puts One Marine Mom On A Mission Of Mercy

After losing her son, suburban mom is on a mission of mercy.

07/16/2014

Sonny Cooper was diagnosed with prostate cancer that was linked to his exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, but his disability benefits were significantly reduced after his cancer went into remission, and he's in danger of losing his home. (Credit: CBS)

Vietnam Vet With Cancer Might Lose Home Due To Reduced Benefits

The U.S. Veterans Administration had been helping the Chicago man, but much of that support has stopped, and now he’s in the fight of his life.

CBS 2–01/09/2013

More than three dozen U.S. Marine Corps reservists who had been serving in Afghanistan were welcomed home in Joliet, Ill., on Dec. 18, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Marine Reservists Return Home To Joliet From Afghanistan

There were tears of joy and sighs of relief in Joliet on Sunday as more than three dozen Marine reservists were welcomed home from Afghanistan.

CBS 2–12/18/2011

Toys For Tots

More Than 8,000 Ride In Toys For Tots Motorcycle Parade

Mild temperatures in the 50s over the weekend contributed to one of the largest Toys for Tots annual motorcycle parade in the past several years.

WBBM Newsradio–12/05/2011

Lance Cpl. John T. Sparks

Funeral Held For Fallen Marine From Chicago

A funeral service was held Wednesday for a U.S. Marine from Chicago who was killed in Afghanistan earlier this month.

CBS 2–10/20/2010