Local Veteran Honors Families Of The Fallen With Gold Star RosesJohn Hojek may look tough and tatted, but he’s got a soft spot for roses – and an even softer spot for the families of fallen soldiers. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Third Legionnaires Case Confirmed At Illinois Veteran HomeState officials have confirmed a third new case of Legionnaires' disease at a western Illinois veterans' home since an outbreak there last year killed 12 people and sickened 54.
Iraq War Veteran, Wife Get Mortgage-Free Home, Thanks To Generous GiftMilitary Warriors Support Foundation and PNC Bank Illinois teamed up to say thank you to Kenneth Bryant. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
Paralyzed By Motorcycle Accident, Chicago Veteran Can Now Walk Again With Help Of Robotic DeviceRoosevelt Anderson is walking again three years after a motorcycle accident left him paralyzed from the chest down.
Suburban Couple Travels To Kansas, Where Their Missing Veteran Son May BeDan Nerstrom is a veteran suffering from PTSD. In December, he left home. CBS 2's Rob Johnson 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.
Army Vet Missing Since Dec. 1 Had Been Suffering From PTSDDan Nerstrom, a 30-year-old former Army Scout, walked out of his Libertyville home Dec. 1. He had been suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Wounded Vet, Paralympic Athlete Upbeat After Bike StolenA Chicago woman who lost a leg in the Iraq war 10 years ago and is now a world class paratriathlete was thanking everyone for their concern after her bike was stolen.
WWII Veteran Awarded Medal PosthumouslyJohn Bock survived the Battle of the Bulge and went on to have a distinguished career as an aeronautical engineer, never discussing his bravery on the battlefield. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Veteran Has Been Helping The Homeless For Nearly 25 YearsEven though 64-year-old Jim Proffitt has been feeding the homeless since 1989, he said it's not his occupation.
Wheeling Cop Dies After Collapsing During TrainingShamekia Goodwin-Badger began working for Wheeling police May 27, 2008 after being employed with Hawthorn Woods police for four years
Volunteers Rehab Englewood Veteran's HomeAn Englewood man who served in the Air Force during the Vietnam and Korean wars said he’s overwhelmed by the generosity of volunteers who recently fixed up his house.