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Cook County Sheriff's Police Officer Cuauhtemoc Estrada. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shot Outside Bellwood VFW

A Cook County sheriff’s officer was fatally shot during an armed robbery outside a VFW hall in Bellwood Friday night, authorities said.

12/20/2013

American flag (CBS)

Suburban VFW Given OK To Fly Flag

As Newsradio first reported last week, members of the VFW Post in Glendale Heights were gearing up for a fight after getting a letter from their landlord that said flags were prohibited.

01/20/2013

Veterans Charlie Rodriguez, left, and Dimar Vasquez relax at VFW Post 5079 in Chicago. (CBS)

Two War Vets Finally Feel At Ease To Celebrate Memorial Day

Coming home is a process for some who have seen war, CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.

05/28/2012

Ex-Marine Kyle Lopez has had a tough time finding a job since returning home. (CBS)

Veterans Face Higher Jobless Rate Back Home

Like so many other returning service men and women, ex-Marine Kyle Lopez has come home to a tough economy. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.

12/26/2011