Chicago Police Stepping Up Security At Upcoming Gay Pride EventsThe massacre at a gay nightclub in Florida has prompted Chicago Police to beef up security at this weekend's gay pride festival and next weekend's gay pride parade.
Indiana Man Headed To L.A. Gay Pride Event Had Assault Rifle, ExplosivesAn Indiana man who said he was headed to a gay pride event had a loaded assault rifle with magazines rigged to allow 60 shots to be fired in quick succession, along with 15 pounds of chemicals mixed and ready to explode, according to police in California.
Two Injured When Car Drives Into Pride ParadeAbout 2:50 p.m. Sunday, a 60-year-old man’s vehicle crashed into the parade route in the 3700 block of North Halsted Street, police said.
46th Annual Pride Parade Caps Historic Week For LGBTQ CommunityThe parade starts at Montrose and Broadway and heads south down Halsted to Belmont and then back on to Broadway before ending at Diversey and Sheridan.
Alderman Tunney Releases Results Of Pride Parade Survey44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney has released the results of a survey he's taken on what people like and don't like about the Pride Parade and whether the parade should be moved out of the community.
Bar Manager: Cops Acted 'More Like Crossing Guards' After Pride ParadeAs Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) considers whether the annual Gay Pride Parade should be moved downtown, the manager of a Boystown bar said the real issue is a lack of cooperation from police officers after the parade is over.
Weather, Court Decisions Draw Large Crowd At Pride ParadeGreat weather and the recent Supreme Court decisions supporting gay rights drew a larger crowd to an already popular Chicago event today, Pride Parade, reports WBBM's Michele Fiore.
Online Petition Calls For Ban On Politicians In Chicago Gay Pride ParadeThere's a movement to bar Illinois politicians from the Pride Parade later this month.
Suspect Charged With Attacking Man, Injuring Cop Long After Pride ParadeA 21-year-old South Side man has been charged with multiple felonies, after allegedly attacking another man, then throwing himself through a glass pane to evade arrest and injuring an officer in the process, near Clark and Belmont several hours after the Gay Pride Parade.
Officer, Others Injured In Brawl Long After Pride ParadeA Chicago Police officer was cut and injured, and at least one other person was reportedly stabbed, when revelry apparently got out of hand in the Clark and Belmont district in Lakeview – long after the vast majority of the crowd out for the Gay Pride Parade had gone home.
Sunny And Idyllic Friday; Rain May Come On SundayConditions will be idyllic as the work week comes to an end, but come the weekend, there is a chance of rain that could come when the Gay Pride Parade is in progress.
Organizer: Go To Uptown To Watch Gay Pride ParadeAs you’ve no doubt heard by now, big changes are in store for the Gay Pride Parade this Sunday – and organizers are urging spectators to camp out on the new Uptown leg of the route.