Adam Landerman (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Double-Murder Suspect Can’t Attend Grandfather’s Wake

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.


Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Late Firefighter Remembered As ‘Heart And Soul’ Of His Unit

A touching salute to a fallen Chicago firefighter drew hundreds of his comrades to his wake Tuesday night in the Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2012

Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis (Chicago Police Department)

Slain Officer’s Public Wake, Funeral Set For Thursday

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.


Sally Katona-King (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Killed At CTA Station Honored At Wake

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.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011

Corey Ankum

Wake Held For Corey Ankum As Fire Investigation Continues

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.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2010