Brain Tumor Survivor Alex Pancoe From Highland Park Summits Mount Everest In Quest To Support Lurie Children's HospitalNorthwestern graduate Alex Pancoe is on top of the world after summiting Mount Everest.
Nepal Ambassador Thanks Chicagoans For Support After Deadly EarthquakeNepal's ambassador to the United States is in Chicago today, thanking people for supporting his country as is begins the long recovery from last month’s devastating earthquake that killed 9,000, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Fundraiser Has Raised More Than $3,000 To Help Family And Friends Pay Travel, Funeral Expenses Of Aurora Marine Who Died In Nepal A fundraising drive that has raised more than $3,000 toward funeral and travel expenses for the family and friends of a west suburban Marine killed in Nepal continues.
Marine From Aurora Among Eight Killed In Nepal Helicopter Crash The bodies of six U.S. Marines, including one from Illinois, and two Nepalese soldiers who were aboard a Marine helicopter that crashed during a relief mission in earthquake-hit Nepal have been identified, officials said Sunday.
Separated In Nepal, Tinley Park Brother And Sister Reunite After Deadly QuakeRob Besecker and Chris Griffin were in Nepal together on a mountain trek, until altitude sickness forced their separation. Then, the earthquake hit. They shared their stories of survival with CBS 2's Dana Kozlov.
Tinley Park Brother, Sister Home Safe From Nepal TripThe family of two climbers from the Chicago area is relieved to have them home.
Chicagoans Hold Vigil For Nepal Earthquake VictimsMore than 100 Chicagoans of Nepali descent gathered at Foster Avenue Beach Thursday evening.
Family: Stranded Palos Hills Hiker Rescued In NepalCorey Ascolani, 34, and 26 other hikers became trapped in a valley in Langtang National Park, after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, killing thousands, and triggering avalanches and landslides that blocked trails with debris.
Be Wary Of Scams In Wake Of Nepal Earthquake, Better Business Bureau WarnsFraudulent charities and individuals often spring up following natural disasters.
Chicago Woman Eager For Son To Return From Mt. Everest Climb Chicago woman whose son survived the earthquake and avalanche in Nepal, says she can't wait for him to come home, but, WBBM's Regine Schlesinger reports it looks as though that could take some time.
Doctor Who Trained In Chicago Among Nepal Earthquake VictimsA doctor and former Malcolm X College student was among a group of climbers killed on Mt. Everest when a massive earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche on Saturday.
Chicago Area Nepalis Set Up Fund To Help Quake Victims In HomelandLeaders of Chicago's Nepalese community are mobilizing to send help back to their homeland, after more than 3,500 people died in a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
Three Chicago Travelers Return Home After Experiencing Nepal Earthquake Firsthand
Chicagoans Anxious To Reconnect With Family In NepalMeanwhile, the struggle continues here for those with family in the region.
Local Chicagoans Reaching Out To Help Victims Of Nepal EarthquakeLocal Chicagoans with ties to Nepal are working to find out how they can help those affected by the 7.9 magnitude quake.