The Chicago Fire Department hopes your Fourth of July plans don’t involve setting off your own fireworks.
The department’s bomb and arson unit will take the entire stash to an undisclosed location and destroy it.
A year-old toddler – briefly the subject of an Amber Alert on Thursday – was found safe hours after the car he was sitting in was taken following a burglary at a Hammond, Ind. fireworks store.
With the Fourth of July less than a week away, fire officials are worried that errant fireworks could start deadly fires.
You can’t have a Fourth of July without fireworks. Fortunately, Navy Pier isn’t the only place to go to watch them. Many of the Chicago suburbs are also hosting their own displays, many accompanied by food fests and as they say, “fun for the whole family.” (Except that 13-year-old who thinks everything is uncool, including fireworks.)
One Chicago suburb is cancelling its July 4th fireworks display, but it has nothing to do with budget problems.
Hoffman Estates is partnering with two communities and a township to do fireworks this year at the Sears Centre. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
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The Cook County Board is considering enacting new fines for a variety of offenses from public urination to illegal refrigerator dumping.
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel says, essentially, “Who knows,” when asked about bringing back Chicago’s July 3rd Fireworks show.
For 15 minutes Monday night, the city wowed the crowd with fireworks at Navy Pier.
An elderly woman is in the hospital this morning, injured in a fire in the Pilsen neighborhood.
With Americans across the nation pausing to mark the nation’s birthday on Monday, many people in the Chicago area were taking their Independence Day celebrations to the suburbs, as the city has scaled back its own Fourth of July festivities.
An elderly woman was injured in an extra-alarm blaze which appeared to be sparked by children playing with fireworks in the Pilsen neighborhood.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will celebrate the Independence Day holiday by watching fireworks Monday night with friends.
Celebrating the Fourth of July in Chicago as a family with small children is much different than the days of pre-kids fourth festivities. Here are a few ideas to help you get started making some family-friendly plans.
Tired truckers may be hauling fireworks to your local 4th of July celebration, thanks to an exemption in federal law.