A sunny morning made the perfect start for the July 4th weekend; and an ideal day for parades, picnics, and barbecues before the night’s fireworks.
If you’re planning to head to Navy Pier to watch the July 4th fireworks show Friday night, you better be there already.
Chicago police and fire officials are reminding residents to make safety a priority when celebrating the July 4 holiday.
With the Fourth of July coming up, lots of Illinois residents are making run for the Indiana border to by fireworks.
Fireworks stores in northwest Indiana are doing brisk business as the Fourth of July approaches.
Need ideas for July 4th weekend with your family? We have the ultimate guide for your holiday weekend.
With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.
Here is a list of fireworks shows around Chicago for the Fourth Of July
In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.
This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.
Three boys playing with fireworks caused up to $15,000 of damage to a northwest suburban Des Plaines middle school after the building caught fire Saturday afternoon.
A tense standoff at a north suburban fast food restaurant and gas station drew dozens of police officers and forced customers and staff members to clear out after a series loud pops were heard.
After going the past five years without a Fourth of July fireworks show for budget reasons, Elgin is bringing back the Independence Day tradition this summer, with help from the Grand Victoria Casino.
Gary Dailey, a former track athlete and marathoner, ran after a man who stole a woman’s cell phone in the pedestrian tunnel under Lake Shore Drive near Division Street on July 4th.
Two sisters in law were seriously hurt Thursday night during an illegal fireworks display at a park on the Southwest Side.
Fireworks on the Fourth of July will light up the sky in several local communities who may have gone without except for a promotion for the Illinois lottery reports WBBM’s Julie Mann.
Every year people lose fingers, thumbs, eyes and even their lives when a firework goes off in their face. Dr , Espisito is the director of Loyola’s trauma, critical unit and burn center and says people are warned and don’t listen and they don’t always learn a lesson.
From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.
Whether you’re looking for fireworks in the heart of Chicago or in one of the neighboring suburbs, there are a number of Independence Day celebrations to choose from.