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.
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.