Post Office Named For Illinois Solider Killed In AfghanistanA western Illinois post office has been named in honor of a 26-year-old soldier who died while serving in Afghanistan.
Fallen Soldier's Child Gets Escort To Daddy-Daughter DanceCayleigh's Hinton's dad died in a training accident in May. So, another soldier stepped in. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
'Class Act' Patrick Kane Gives Up First-Class Seat To SoldierBlackhawks star Patrick Kane won high praise from a flight attendant after giving up his first-class seat for a soldier on the same flight.
Army Probes Death Of Alaska-Based Soldier From Chicago AreaSgt. Okan Murat Cetinbag of Morton Grove, Ill., died at an Anchorage hospital Tuesday evening after being removed from life support.
Soldier Reported Missing Found Safe In TexasMatthew Segur, 39, flew into O’Hare International Airport on a British Airways flight on Monday, when his connecting flight to Dallas was canceled due to the severe winter weather.
Soldier Returns Home To Chicago To Surprise 4 DaughtersA national guardsman from the Northwest Side returned home Thursday to a warm welcome from neighbors, and surprised smiles from his kids, after serving his country around the world, including two Middle East wars.
Soldier Surprises Six Kids With Homecoming During School ConcertU.S. Army Spc. Alfredo Fuentes’ six children had no idea he was coming home.
Naperville Soldier Back Home For New Year'sArmy Sgt. Joe Riehle was never expecting the welcome home he got on New Year’s Day, full of thank yous, hugs and handshakes.
Crestwood Soldier Celebrates Homecoming In Time For 4th Of JulyWhile Americans are celebrating Independence Day tomorrow, one Crestwood family will have even more to celebrate – the safe homecoming of a soldier who had been serving in Afghanistan.
Wheaton Soldier Dies 1 Month After Being Injured In AfghanistanArmy Spc. Samuel T. Watts, 20, dwas wounded April 25 in Zharay, Afghanistan, from an improvised explosive device.
West Aurora High School Pays Respects To Fallen SoldierWest Aurora High School paid tribute Friday to a former student who died fighting in Afghanistan.
Family's Ultimate Christmas Gift: Son's Safe Return From IraqA community's love was felt on Monday as a hometown soldier returned home from war. With the war in Iraq now a completed mission, thousands of soldiers are returning home and the relief of having their son back with them is the best of Christmas presents for the Rundquist family in Streamwood.
Soldier Reunited With His FamilyThe 6-year-old daughter of a Chicago soldier deployed in Afghanistan had been asking Santa to bring her daddy home for the holiday. As CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports, her wish became reality.
Former Soldier Gets 17 Years For Killing WifeA U.S. Army veteran who had recently returned from the war in Iraq when he killed his wife in their southwest suburban home has been sentenced to 17 years in prison, Sun-Times Media is reporting.
Soldier Killed In Vietnam To Receive Proper Burial, Nearly 40 Years LaterA soldier from Blue Island who was 17 when he died in Vietnam will be buried with military honors at Arlington National Cemetery this week.