Thousands of mourners were expected to visit Holy Name Cathedral on Tuesday, as a two-day visitation begins for Cardinal Francis George, the retired archbishop of Chicago, who died on Friday.
Visitation will be held for two days at Holy Name Cathedral, followed by a funeral mass on Thursday.
The 90-year-old died last Sunday of natural causes. He was a seven-time All Star and broke barriers including becoming the first black player in Chicago.
The Cook County Sheriff’s office said it is exploring use of so-called “visitation technology,” which would provide friends and family another option for communicating with inmates, by allowing them to visit remotely via computer.
Everyone 40 or older has an Ernie Banks meet-and-greet story. Nobody apparently ever came away disappointed, Bruce Levine writes.
Emily Driscoll was walking her 6-year-old greyhound Quincy when they were both hit by a car at a Naperville intersection on Sunday. Both died.
James Sauter died Thursday night when a semi-tractor-trailer truck slammed into his state police cruiser on the Tri-State Tollway.
Funeral directors on Friday held the visitation for the 15-year-old Chicago teen who performed at President Obama’s inauguration festivities only to be gunned down days later on the South Side.
A touching salute to a fallen Chicago firefighter drew hundreds of his comrades to his wake Tuesday night in the Chatham neighborhood.
Visitation was held Tuesday afternoon for the Chicago firefighter everyone called “Herbie,” a larger-than-life figure who inspired family and colleagues alike.
Convicted wife killer Drew Peterson was allowed outside the Will County Jail for a brief period today to pay final respects to his mother at a Darien funeral home.
Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, and the funeral for Thursday, for 23-year-old Megan Boken – the Wheaton native who was killed in St. Louis this past weekend.
A man charged with binding his daughter’s hands and feet with blue painter’s tape, and posting her pictures on Facebook, will not be allowed to attend her birthday party Thursday.
An attorney for the husband of a missing Plainfield mother Lisa Stebic is taking his own client to court.
It’s appropriate that Maggie Daley’s visitation will be held this weekend at the Chicago Cultural Center, the beneficiary of her preservation efforts.
Police investigating the murder of a 14-year-old Indian Head Park girl said they still don’t have a suspect in the case, but there was a big spike in police activity on Wednesday.
Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon for a Chicago 911 dispatcher who was killed in a tragic crash over the weekend.
Illinois’ capital city of Springfield will begin saying goodbye to its mayor, three days after he was found dead at his home of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Mourners for the Cubs great include former teammates and regular people who appreciated his passion for the North Siders.
There are still few clues in the murder of Chicago Police Officer David Blake. He was shot to death in his SUV Monday night while he was off-duty. Visitation for Officer Blake was held on Sunday. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.