July 4th Fireworks Sent Some Dogs Running For The HillsSome Chicago area animal shelters have been busy the past few days trying to reunite lost dogs with their families, after the pets were scared off by fireworks.
Good Samaritan Saves Family From Fire Possibly Started By FireworksA University Park family was searching for the man who rescued them from a fire overnight, when their home was damaged by a blaze that might have been sparked by fireworks.
Bridgeview Fireworks Canceled After 1 Hurt In AccidentSunday night's fireworks show in southwest suburban Bridgeview has been canceled, after a contractor was injured when a load of fireworks went off while he was preparing the display.
Group Cautions: Veterans With PTSD Can Be Upset By FireworksThe Indiana organization Military with PTSD provides signs that aim to steer people away from veterans who may be disturbed. WBBM's Andy Dahn reports.
Dog Retrieves Hand After Man Loses It In Firecracker ExplosionThe Chicago Fire Department says a 39-year-old man was injured in the 3900 block of North Austin by a firework equivalent to a half-stick of dynamite.
Activist Worried About Danger Of Guns And Fireworks On July 4thAn activist who often shows up at crime scenes in Chicago helping police with less-than-cooperative witnesses has a warning about gunshots and fireworks as the Fourth of July approaches.
2016 Fourth Of July Fireworks Around Chicago, Northwest IndianaHere is a list of fireworks shows around Chicago, celebrating the Fourth Of July.
5 Of The Best New Year's Eve Celebrations In The WorldA look at five of the best New Year's Eve celebrations from around the world.
Man Charged With Streeterville Shooting After Navy Pier FireworksMarquell D. Barnes, 20, faces one count of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and use of a stolen firearm to commit an offense, all felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He was also charged with one misdemeanor count of resisting or obstructing a peace officer.
Woman, Three Children Hurt By Illegal Fireworks In ElginThe 38-year-old woman and three children were walking away from the city’s fireworks display near Wellington Avenue and National Street when they were struck by illegal fireworks, according to a statement from Elgin police.
Thousands Pack Navy Pier Ahead Of Fireworks ShowCBS 2's Jeremy Ross has more on that celebration and some of the safety measures involved.
Fireworks, Grateful Dead Concerts Highlight Busy 4th Of July Weekend In Chicago It's a big weekend along the lakefront-- with picnics, fireworks and the grateful dead "Fare Thee Well" concerts.

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