CHICAGO | It has been nearly 76 years since Memorial Day 1937, when Chicago police officers attacked steel workers picketing outside the now-shuttered Republic Steel plant, killing 10 and injuring hundreds of others.
VALPARAISO | The men and women who keep Valparaiso safe lined up Wednesday morning to be honored and to remember their fellow officers who have fallen in the line of duty.
Indiana State Police from District 13 pray during a memorial for fallen State Police at the post in Lowell. Master Trooper Jerry Michalak, center, has an arm tattoo honoring his former shift partner Scott Patrick, who was killed in the line of duty.
Indiana State Police from District 13 march in formation during a memorial for fallen officers at the post in Lowell.
Indiana State Police Sgt. Brian Schnick plays taps during a memorial for fallen officers at the police post in Lowell.
SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Police Department will have its annual peace officers memorial ceremony May 17 at the department, 25 E. Joliet St.
MUNSTER | Snapshots of George T. Okamoto's life — from his time as a soldier to being a grandfather — lined a blackboard at his memorial Monday.
Ron Jackson, Junior Vice Commander of VFW 5365 in Hobart, rings a bell honoring each solider after their names were read Monday afternoon at Gilbert Park in Portage.
A Marine honor guard at Gilbert Park gives a five-gun salute to recognize those who have fallen in the line of duty as Portage held its inaugural military memorial service Monday at Gilbert Park.
MERRILLVILLE | A donation of $100,000 has been given to the Lake County Public Library Foundation in memory of siblings Nancy, Mary, and Nicholas Yakovatz.
Choir instructor Lori Langridge leads the Memorial Junior High School Choir as they warm up Tuesday night during Family Learning Celebration at Memorial Junior High School. The choir performed following the school's concert band, and kindergarten students in District 158.
Visitors to Memorial junior High School listen to kindergarten students from District 158 perform Tuesday night during the Family Learning Celebration.
Fifth-grade students Israel Melendez, left, and Nathan Vana look at Nathan's robotics project at Memorial Junior High School Tuesday night during the Family Learning Celebration hosted by all schools in District 158. The celebration fetured concerts by children and bands, project exhibits, t…
Kindergarten students from Lansing School District 158 perform the song "You Have the Power" Tuesday night during the Family Learning Celebration at Memorial Junior High School. The event featured concerts by children and bands, project exhibits, technology demos and a variety of fun through…
GARY | Donna Shaw stood on the corner just blocks from where her 13-month-old grandson was shot and killed five years ago Monday and remembered.
SOUTH HOLLAND | They came together to remember and celebrate the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
VALPARAISO | 150 years ago Saturday, Valparaiso Sgt. Anthony Smith and other Union Army soldiers were finishing one of the worst defeats their army had faced in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va.
Senior citizens enjoy a breakfast and entertainment Wednesday at Memorial Junior High School.
The Memorial Junior High School choir sings Christmas carols Wednesday during a Christmas breakfast for senior citizens from the community. Student Council members hosted a dance to raise about $800 for the breakfast.
Students from Memorial Junior High School perform a scene from their play, "Night at the Wax Museum," Wednesday for senior citizens from the the Lansing area during a Christmas breakfast hosted by 7th and 8th grade students at the school.
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