U.S. troops


Grayslake Kids Donate 300 Pounds Of Extra Halloween Candy To Troops

When two suburban teachers put out a call to their students for leftover trick-or-treat candy, they never expected what they got.


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Dentists Buy Back Kids’ Excess Halloween Candy

A visit to the dentist Tuesday could turn your leftover Halloween candy into cash.

WBBM Newsradio–11/01/2011

Hundreds of people took part in the "Honor Ride and Run" in Barrington, Ill., on Oct. 23, 2011, to support military veterans. (Credit: CBS)

Hundreds Ride To Honor Vets In Barrington

Hundreds of people turned out Sunday for an Honor Ride and Run in Barrington to support military veterans.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2011

U.S. Marine Cpl. Jonathan Cooper (center, holding rifle) served three tours in Iraq, finishing his last tour in 2007. (Photo courtesy Jonathan Cooper)

U.S. Withdrawal Hailed By Area Iraq War Veterans

President Barack Obama is bringing all U.S. troops home from Iraq before the year’s end — a decision that is sparking a range of emotions for service members and veterans from the Chicago area.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2011