Posts Tagged ‘memorial’
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University is planning a memorial service for U.S. journalist James Foley, who was slain by Islamic State militants.
CAIRO, Ill. (AP) — Two bank workers killed during what authorities say was a botched robbery are being remembered with memorials near their former southern Illinois workplace.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A traveling wall honoring more than 58,000 military personnel who died in the Vietnam War arrived in Carbondale this week.
A Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy killed in the line of duty over 30 years ago is being honored with a stretch of highway being named after him.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two Illinois firefighters killed in the line of duty last year were honored for their bravery at a ceremony in Springfield.
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois state trooper who spent months in a hospital after a truck plowed into his squad car was released in time to take part in a ceremony honoring law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A group in Great Britain plans to erect a memorial to the 11 people who died during a military plane crash just after the end of World War II, including a man from Quincy.