Veterans’ Memorial

This is some of the wreckage vandals left behind at the New Lenox veterans memorial. (CBS/Jim Williams)

Police Make Arrest In Veterans Memorial Vandalism

Brian Sundstrom, 26, was arrested Thursday as he was heading into the police station to talk with authorities about the incident, WBBM’s Mariam Sobh reports.

10/09/2014

This is some of the wreckage vandals left behind at the New Lenox veterans memorial. (CBS/Jim Williams)

Veterans Memorial Vandalized In New Lenox

Residents of southwest suburban New Lenox cannot believe it. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

09/29/2014

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Best Veterans Day Events In Chicago

For the men and women who fought to defend American freedom and the civil liberties we enjoy, these special events are in honor and appreciation of their service, and in grateful remembrance of veterans who gave their lives for our country.

11/04/2013

Volunteers from the Home Depot in Homer Glen gave Phyllis Powell's home a landscaping makeover to thank her for maintaining Crest Hill's veterans' memorial. (Credit: CBS)

Volunteers Give Landscaping Makeover To Woman Who Maintains Veterans’ Memorial

A Crest Hill woman who 25 years ago knocked on doors and gathered names for what would become the town’s veterans’ memorial is receiving a thank you today.

10/10/2013