Fourth of July
CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross has more on that celebration and some of the safety measures involved.
As America celebrates the Fourth of July, the flag flies from front porches coast-to-coast and for one man from downstate Illinois, that symbol of freedom has become part of his life’s work, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Thousands lined the streets of Arlington Heights today celebrating the Fourth of July with the largest parade in the region, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy was working a beat Friday, as his department sought to avoid the type of spike in deadly shootings that occurred last July Fourth weekend. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
CBS 2’s Mai Martinez takes a look at how Chicago is preparing.
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.
Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.
Here is a list of fireworks shows around Chicago, celebrating the Fourth Of July
Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with some newly sworn American citizens about the Fourth of July holiday.
It’s dibs, suburban style — and just as serious as dibs in certain Chicago neighborhoods after a big snowstorm.
Forty-one million people are expected to travel more than 50 miles from home, according to AAA Chicago Motor Club. Eight of 10 of them will be by car. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
There’s probably a lot you don’t know about the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest so here are five things that may surprise you.
These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:
With the Fourth of July coming up, lots of Illinois residents are making run for the Indiana border to by fireworks.
The Fourth of July is the most dangerous day of the year to be on the roads.
Nationally, gas prices were at a six-year high for this time of year, hitting a U.S. average Tuesday of $3.67 a gallon for unleaded regular. That’s up 18 cents from a year ago. Average regular gasoline prices were even higher Tuesday in Illinois, at $3.83; in the Chicago area, at $3.98; and in Chicago, at $4.23.
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.