Chicago Police, Boystown Businesses To Ramp Up Security For Pride ParadeSecurity at the Pride Parade on Sunday remains top of mind for police and North Side businesses alike, two weeks after the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando.
Chicago's LGBT Community Stands With Orlando After MassacreChicago’s LGBT community held a pair of vigils Sunday night in a show of solidarity with the victims of the shooting massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, and another vigil was planned for Monday night.
Chicago Police Increase Patrols In Boystown After Orlando Mass ShootingChicago police have stepped up patrols in the Boystown, Lakeview, and Lincoln Park neighborhoods in the wake of a deadly mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
2016 Pride Parade Plans Fewer Floats, More SecurityIn the parade’s annual application to the city, organizers reduced the number of entries — which includes marching groups and vehicles, as well as floats — from 200 to 150, according to Richard Pfeiffer, the parade’s coordinator.
Pride Parade To Stay In Lakeview; Activist Petitioning For Move DowntownDespite some opposition from some members of the community, the annual Pride Parade will stay in the Boystown area of Lakeview this year.
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Alderman Says Preliminary Results Of Survey Split On Whether Or Not To Move Pride Parade DowntownThe alderman who conducted a survey on whether the gay pride parade should be moved says he has some very preliminary results.
Tunney Asks Residents If Pride Parade Should Move DowntownAfter saying he’s open to moving the annual Pride Parade out of Boystown, Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) has launched a survey to find out if the community would support moving the parade downtown.
Bar Manager: Cops Acted 'More Like Crossing Guards' After Pride ParadeAs Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) considers whether the annual Gay Pride Parade should be moved downtown, the manager of a Boystown bar said the real issue is a lack of cooperation from police officers after the parade is over.
Pride Parade Drawing More Spectators -- And More CopsCity planners are trying to keep things from getting out of control, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Police Searching For Man Who Disappeared During Pride WeekendChicago Police are investigating a possible sighting of a 25-year-old Evergreen Park man who disappeared near Halsted and Roscoe during Pride Weekend.
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