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.
Fire Department Preparing For Likelihood Of Fires From Illegal July 4th Fireworks DisplaysJust 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.
Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without FireworksIf 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.
Fireworks Set For July 4 At Wrigley Field -- A First For The CubsThe North Siders have not had fireworks at Wrigley Field. Until now, that is, says Cubs spokesman Julian Green.
Victim Of Fireworks Accident Has Message Of Safety
Wheeling, Prospect Heights Aim For Fireworks Show At Executive AirportHere's something to get you thinking about summer: planners already are putting together fireworks shows for Independence Day.
City Sets Parade Route, Rally Locations For Jackie Robinson WestThe Jackie Robinson West All-Stars captured the hearts of Chicago.
Chicago Area Shows Its Patriotic Spirit For 4th Of JulyA 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.
Navy Pier Hits Crowd Capacity For Fireworks ShowIf you’re planning to head to Navy Pier to watch the July 4th fireworks show Friday night, you better be there already.