Afghan Girls Robotics Team Clears Visa Hurdle For U.S. GamesFIRST Global Challenge began Sunday in Washington D.C.
Pastor: Illinois Soldier Killed in Attack in AfghanistanThe military says a 22-year-old soldier from central Illinois has been killed in Afghanistan.
People Line Streets to Honor Illinois Soldier Who Was KilledPfc. Tyler R. Iubelt of Tamaroa died from injuries inflicted by an improvised explosive device at Bagram Airfield on Nov. 12.
West-Central Illinois Soldier Killed in AfghanistanArmy Sgt. Douglas Riney of Fairview reportedly murdered by man wearing Afghan army uniform.
Chicago's Mayor Details Mentoring Plans in Crime SpeechMayor Rahm Emanuel highlighted a new $36 million public-private mentoring partnership that'll help over 7,000 youths over the next three years.
Army to Hold Memorial for Granite City Soldier Killed in AfghanistanStaff Sgt. Christopher A. Wilbur of Granite City will be honored Thursday in a service at Fort Carson, Colorado, his home post.
Road Dedicated to Fallen Green Beret From HighlandArmy Sgt. 1st Class Gary Vasquez was killed in Afghanistan in 2008
Services Set For Fallen Granite City SoldierArmy Staff Sgt. Christopher Wilbur will be laid to rest on Wednesday
Granite City Native Dies in AfghanistanPentagon says Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Wilbur was serving with Colorado-based unit
TIAM Saturday November 7thVeterans Day, Flu Mist and "Spectre"
5 Dead Due to 7.5-Magnitude Afghanistan EarthquakeThe earthquake, with an epicenter in a remote part of northern Afghanistan, was felt in cities across Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
Scott Air Force Airman Killed in Helicopter CrashThe Scott Air Force Base has lost two of their airmen in a deadly helicopter accident in Afghanistan.