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.
Are you looking for a place to watch fireworks in the Chicago area?
Arrested inside a northwest Indiana high school for allegedly setting off fireworks after police banned him from the building, DeAngelo Rock appeared in court and said, “I am not a criminal.” Gary City Court referee Itsia Rivera replied, “Yes you are.”
Saturday night, there were e a lot of smiles and excitement as Magnificent Mile lit up.
One northwest suburb is hoping residents will pay out of their own pockets for next year’s July 4th fireworks display.
A young man with hopes of getting a license to legally explode fireworks may have blown his chance this week.
A 20-year-old northwest suburban man triggered a dangerous weekend brush fire by throwing a burning firecracker into grass alongside a trail, Lake County prosecutors said Monday.
A Brush fire in Buffalo grove took out power to about 2,400 on Sunday, and police arrested and charged a 20-year-old man who allegedly was lighting off fireworks.
A 26-year-old man from Lowell, Ind., was killed in a fireworks accident on the 4th of July.
As local residents prepare to celebrate the 4th of July amid record-tying heat, firefighters and fireworks companies were facing different kinds of challenges in getting ready for the night’s fireworks displays.
Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.
With record-high temperatures expected throughout the area Wednesday, as well as the usual displays — official and improvised — of fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, this could be a doubly stressful day for pets.
Wednesday’s heat and humidity didn’t stop the 4th of July parade in Hoffman Estates, where four towns were coming together to celebrate the nation’s birthday.
Such is the first half of the year in sports. In the spirit of the highs and lows of Independence Day, here are the bangs and duds of the sports year up until now, both locally and abroad.
A complaint of noisy fireworks early Tuesday reportedly led police to arrest two men for a weekend shooting in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.
While some suburbs have canceled or postponed their fireworks shows on July 3 or July 4 due to the hot and dry conditions, many suburbs are deciding to go on with the show, while taking extra precautions to avoid setting fires.
While the drought has forced some suburbs to cancel fireworks this year, Sunday’s storms have halted the parade and the fireworks in Wheaton.
The 2 Investigators went undercover to buy fireworks from Chicago stores. Pam Zekman reports.