Army Specialist Henry Mayfield Honored With Medal Of BraveryDuring the event at Kennedy King College 16th Ward Alderman Stephanie Coleman presented two medals of bravery to the family of Henry Mayfield Jr.
Hazel Crest Soldier Who Was Killed In Kenya Terror Attack Is Laid To RestA soldier from south suburban Hazel Crest who was killed during a terror attack in Kenya has been laid to rest.
Chicago Mother Says Son, Henry Mayfield Jr., Was Soldier Killed In Kenya Extremist AttackA Chicago mother says her son is one of three Americans killed in Sunday’s extremist attack in Kenya.
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes Minutes After Takeoff, Killing All 157 On BoardThe airline said said 149 passengers and eight crew members were thought to be on the plane. Kenyans, Canadians, Chinese, Americans, Ethiopians, Italians, French, British, Egyptians, Indians, Slovakians and others were among the dead, said the airline's CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam.
Britain's Mo Farah Claims 1st Marathon Win In ChicagoKenya's Brigid Kosgei won the women's race in 2:18:35, the third-fastest time in the history of the Chicago race. Kosgei finished second in Chicago last year.
Kenya Bans Cannes-Bound Film Over “Lesbianism”Kenya has banned its first feature film to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. In Kenya, gay sex faces up to 14 years in prison.
Who Were The Top Finishers Of The 2016 Chicago Marathon?The top five men's finishers and top four women all hailed from Kenya.
First Winners Of 39th Annual Chicago Marathon Cross Finish LineAbel Kirui and Florence Kiplagat, both of Kenya, are winners of the 39th annual Chicago Marathon.
Interfaith Service Honors Victims Of Paris Terrorist AttacksThe interfaith prayer service was planned months ago, but the agenda was amended to include prayers for victims of terrorist attacks Paris, Beirut, Kenya, and Colombia.
Attack At Nairobi Mall Hits Home For Chicago KenyansSymon Ogeto regularly organizes trips between Chicago and his home country of Kenya through his company the Seed Group.
First Boeing 787 Makes Flight Since Grounding Over Battery ProblemsA Boeing 787 operated by Ethiopian Airlines flew from Ethiopia to Kenya's capital Saturday, the first commercial flight since air safety authorities grounded the Dreamliners after incidents with smoldering batteries on two different planes in January.
Opinion: Dumping Cold Water On Trump's October SurpriseWhile Trump may have an “October surprise” that will destroy President Obama’s reelection campaign for the White House, I don’t think it’s going to be much more than seeing Trump get the headlines for part of the day, again.
Opinion: It's Obama's Turn To Release Some DocumentsWhile the “left” has distracted the campaign much too long by screaming about Romney’s tax information for months, the “right” has been asking for President Barack Obama’s academic records and other documents for years. The president should take his turn at disclosing long asked for documents.
Mosop, Shobukhova Win Chicago Marathon Titles Kenya's Moses Mosop set a course record Sunday to win the Chicago Marathon and Russia's Liliya Shobukhova claimed the women's title to become the race's first three-peat champion.
Two-Time Chicago Marathon Winner DeadThe two-time defending champion of the Chicago Marathon is dead at the age of 24.