Adam Landerman, 20, filed an emergency motion for furlough from jail to attend the wake for his grandfather, Fred Landerman, at Dames Funeral Home in Joliet.
A touching salute to a fallen Chicago firefighter drew hundreds of his comrades to his wake Tuesday night in the Chatham neighborhood.
A public wake and funeral for slain Chicago police officer Clifton Lewis will be held Thursday, one week after the 41-year-old father was fatally shot in an Austin convenience store.
With the man who caused her death still at large, family and friends of Sally Katona-King gathered Friday to remember a woman who was dedicated to giving to others.
For the second time in just one week, hundreds of firefighters in Chicago are saying goodbye to one of their own. A wake is being held Wednesday for fallen firefighter Corey Ankum.