Marquell 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.
The 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.
CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross has more on that celebration and some of the safety measures involved.
It’s a big weekend along the lakefront– with picnics, fireworks and the grateful dead “Fare Thee Well” concerts.
Just about all kinds of fireworks are illegal in Chicago, but that certainly doesn’t stop lots of people from shooting them off for the 4th of July every year, so the Fire Department will be watching closely for the problems that always result.
If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.
The North Siders have not had fireworks at Wrigley Field. Until now, that is, says Cubs spokesman Julian Green.
(CBS) — Jameson Lamb was celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with his family in Michigan three years ago when a roman candle severely damaged his right eye. “At first, it felt like I got […]
Here’s something to get you thinking about summer: planners already are putting together fireworks shows for Independence Day.
The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars captured the hearts of Chicago.
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.