Veteran Goes From Homeless To VA Hospital VolunteerNearly 150 veterans visit the food pantry at Hines Hospital every week. They come for much needed supplies. But they also get a bonus: Bob McMahon.
Bodies Of Unclaimed Veterans Languish At Hines VA Hospital, Whistleblower ClaimsInternal emails obtained by CBS 2 reveal at least two vets languished inside the morgue for at least 30 days this summer, allowing the bodies to badly decompose. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports.
2 Investigators: VA Tells Live Claimant He's DeadThe problem is, veteran Karl Moess is very much alive, CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
City Conducts Homeless CountThe Department of Family and Support Services started the “point-in-time” count at 8 p.m. Thursday and was expected to wrap up overnight.
Sen. Kirk Wants To Digitize Veterans' Disability Claims To Speed Up ProcessSenator Mark Kirk says there's a reason, but no excuse, for a year plus delay in processing veterans' disability claims, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
New Vets Struggle As Older Veterans' Programs Take Up Most Of VA BudgetMilitary veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan seem to be in competition with older vets for financial assistance.
2 Investigators: Will VA Bounce Vets From Nursing Facilities? The families of military veterans say their loved ones are being pushed out of the VA centers that promised to take care of them. CBS 2's Dave Savini investigates.
Ex-Marine Linked To Zion Killings Charged In Naval Officer's DeathA former Lake County man linked to the murders of two little girls in Zion has been indicted for the 2009 murder of a female naval officer in Virginia.
Man Raped In Military Says VA Denying Him BenefitsThousands of soldiers are sexually assaulted every year by fellow soldiers. Now one of them is speaking out about how the Veterans Administration failed him. CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.