Aurora To Honor Three Firefighters Killed In 1934 FireAn honor guard will mark the anniversary on Friday morning by placing a wreath at the site of the January 11, 1934 fire.
'Chicago's Finest' Honored With Commemorative StampThe commemorative Forever stamp "honors the men and women who serve as firefighters, law enforcement officers and emergency medical professionals for their skill, dedication and uncommon bravery."
Pearl Harbor Remembered With Wreath Ceremony, Gun Salute At Soldier FieldSeventy-six years ago, the United States was attacked by Japanese fighter planes at Pearl Harbor. That infamous day was remembered Thursday at a ceremony at Soldier Field.
Suburban Cops Who Caught Escaped Inmate To Be Honored For BraveryThree veteran Palos Hills police officers were being honored Thursday for the capture of Kenneth Conley, one of two federal prisoners who escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in December, using a rope made of bedsheets.
Holocaust Survivors Remember Lives LostHolocaust survivors and their families gathered this past weekend in Skokie, remembering the 6 million people who died at the hands of the Nazis.
Gay And Lesbian Hall Of Fame To Induct 11 Notable ChicagoansIn celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame will induct 11 new people and four organizations at a ceremony Wednesday evening.
Gold Star Mothers Honored After Losing Children In CombatTen Illinois women whose children were killed in combat were honored with Gold Star banners for their losses over the weekend at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Aurora Pays Tribute To Those Killed On 9/11The City of Aurora paid tribute to those who died on 9/11 with a ceremony outside a fire station Friday.
Students Take Part In Schoolwide Ceremony To Commemorate 9/11Thousands of students from UNO Charter Schools rallied outside their classrooms Friday to honor the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Grant Park Ceremony Honors Founder Of Memorial DayIt is a longstanding tradition on this day: a service and wreath-laying at the statue of Civil War General John Logan, the founder of Decoration Day, which became Memorial Day.
Law Enforcement Officers Gather To Honor Fallen ComradesHundreds of law enforcement officers from Cook County gathered Tuesday morning to remember their fallen comrades.
30 Couples To Be Joined In Civil Unions In Millennium ParkGov. Pat Quinn and Cook County Clerk David Orr will be among those in attendance for a historic ceremony next month, in which 30 gay and lesbian couples will be joined in civil unions in Millennium Park.
Chicago Honors Pearl Harbor SurvivorsThe City of Chicago paid tribute to the survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on this 69th anniversary of the Day that will live in Infamy.