Flag Day: 5 facts to know

June 14 marks Flag Day, an unofficial federal holiday that commemorates the American flag. The day also serves as an anniversary of the national flag’s adoption in 1777, which was commissioned by the Second Continental Congress during the American Revolution. THIS DAY

Illinois chemical plant fire: Rockton orders mandatory evacuations

Police in Illinois have ordered mandatory evacuations Monday as a massive fire is raging at a chemical plant outside of Chicago.  The blaze erupted at a facility owned by Chemtool Incorporated in Rockton.  “Rockton Fire has ordered a mandatory evacuation for area south