Ted Erceg spent 63 years wondering if the boy who grew up a block away in Gary's Kirk Yard neighborhood made it out of the Korean War alive.
Crete-Monee linebacker Nyles Morgan with his mother, Velma Sells, and father, Thomas Morgan, at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl jersey presentation Tuesday
Crete-Monee linebacker Nyles Morgan receives his U.S. Army All-American Bowl jersey Tuesday from members of the Army. The game is Jan. 4 in San Antonio.
Crete-Mone linebacker Nyles Morgan addresses the crowd after receiving his U.S. Army All-American jersey at school on Tuesday.
The Korean War was unlike any the United States had fought before, in part because it technically wasn't a war.
GARY | A Gary man who went from homeless military veteran to church handyman will be remembered by his church family and community next weekend.
Cadet Joseph Lush, son of Michael Lush, of Highland, and Jo Anne Cummings, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 26.
Grace Ward hugs her father, Seth Ward, when he returned for a brief visit during the holidays last year.
Seth Ward hugs his children Grace, 5, and Levi, 7, after he surprised them June 10.
FORT CARSON, Colo. | A memorial service is being held for a Fort Carson soldier who was killed on his third deployment to Afghanistan.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and various political dignitaries gathered Wednesday morning for a ceremony to mark the start of demolition of the Dixie Square Mall. The mall was made famous through the filming there of "The Blues Brothers" movie.
The Dixie Square Mall closed nearly 30 years ago and was made famous through the filming there of "The Blues Brothers" movie. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced Wednesday that demolition is to begin on the mall in an effort to revitalize the area.
Tyler Conner, 10, sits next to his cousin, Army Sgt. Tim Johannsen, 23, of Westville, during a visit Tuesday to Tyler's fourth-grade classroom at Merkley Elementary School in Highland. Johannsen, who is on leave until late February, talked about his experience serving in Afghanistan.
Tyler Conner, 10, sits in front of his fourth-grade class at Merkley Elementary School in Highland with his cousin, Army Sgt. Tim Johannsen, 23, of Westville, who returned from Afghanistan Dec. 29. Johannsen on Tuesday visited Anna Marie Pizer's classroom at Merkley.
Tyler Conner, left, 10, of Highland, watches with his cousin, Army Sgt. Tim Johannsen, 23, of Westville, as Tyler's classmates Mason Plebarski, 9, back, and Cody LeNeave, 10, demonstrate the Army crawl Tuesday in Anna Marie Pizer's fourth-grade class at Merkley Elementary School in Highland.
This is a season that, for a variety of reasons, conjures up for me endless pictures of veterans having been wounded. I suppose this season peaked with Veterans Day and just kept going on and on. I think I know why.
Friends and family of Kankakee Valley High School graduate and U.S. Army Sgt. Ronald Evans Taylor pay their respects Saturday as the hearse rolls away during the funeral service for Taylor in Wheatfield. Taylor completed two tours in Iraq and was found last week dead in an apparent homicide …
Friends and family of Kankakee Valley High School graduate and U.S. Army Sgt. Ronald Evans Taylor mourn Saturday during the funeral service for Taylor in Wheatfield.
Soldiers place U.S. Army Sgt. Ronald Evans Taylor's casket into the hearse Saturday during the funeral service for Taylor at Boersma Funeral Home in Wheatfield.
GARY | A U.S. Army Ranger killed in Afghanistan over the weekend will be buried in Gary, family members said Tuesday.
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