Best July Fourth Party Decorations & SuppliesThere are lots of ways to decorate for the Fourth of July on a budget. Here are seven ideas to spark your inner decorator.
Best 4th Of July Parties In ChicagoSee a few fireworks shows, eat your fill of barbecue and even squeeze in a bit of history when you take a look at these Fourth of July parties and events in Chicago and the suburbs for 2016.
Ask A Chicago Expert: Best Cocktails To Serve For 4th Of JulyCraft a delicious cocktail this 4th of July with some help with local beverage directors and bartenders.
Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of JulyThe Fourth of July holiday is a time when families get out and celebrate the birth of our nation. For this holiday, many communities across the country host festivals that feature live entertainment, food, vendors, activities and fireworks.
Scanner Traffic Details Busy 4th Of July For Chicago Cops It was a very busy 4th of July night for Chicago Police. Scanner recordings show just what they were dealing with. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot has this Original Report.
Thousands Pack Navy Pier Ahead Of Fireworks ShowCBS 2's Jeremy Ross has more on that celebration and some of the safety measures involved.
American Flag Part Of Downstate Man's Life WorkAs 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 Line Route For Arlington Heights 4th Of July ParadeThousands lined the streets of Arlington Heights today celebrating the Fourth of July with the largest parade in the region, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Supt. McCarthy Tries To Stem Violence This WeekendPolice 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.
Chicago Police To Work Overtime To Stem Violence During Fourth Of July WeekendCBS 2's Mai Martinez takes a look at how Chicago is preparing.
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.
July 4th Party Games For Adults And KidsGet a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

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