Experts say the problem drugs are Ecstasy, a combination amphetamine and hallucinogen, and its sister drug, “Molly.” CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
A Taste of Chicago vehicle on Friday evening struck two people, seriously injuring them, fire officials said.
The 33rd annual Taste of Chicago got off to a hot and muggy start on Wednesday, but city officials were hoping some new attractions would help the summer festival become profitable again.
Are you ready for a challenge? These five Chicago races will push you to your limits and let you earn bragging rights after you’ve crossed the finish line.
Hundreds of thousands of Blackhawks fans have crowded city streets downtown and packed into Grant Park for the team’s Stanley Cup victory parade and rally.
There’s plenty for Blackhawks fans to celebrate lately. Their second Stanley Cup in four years. Patrick Kane being named the playoff MVP. A victory parade through downtown and a rally at Grant Park on Friday.
Blues fans filled the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Thursday for the first night of the 30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival.
A great concert doesn’t have to cost a dime. Treat your ears by attending free music concerts this summer in and around Chicago.
Buckingham Fountain roared back to life on Thursday in Grant Park.
Warm-weather food events make sense when one can sample an array of Midwestern masterpieces all in one fell swoop.
Instead of opting for the same old traditional marathon run, try something with a little more kick.
From a spring concert set among an historic home to a summer-long festival, Chicago is the place to be for music lovers. Check out the following performances the next time you’re in the mood to hear a live concert.
Single-day tickets for Lollapalooza sold out in less than two hours on Wednesday.
Grant Park is putting out a “welcome” sign for skateboarders, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
A Cook County judge has dismissed charges against dozens of Occupy Chicago protesters who were arrested in Grant Park after a rally last October, ruling the curfew they were charged with violating is unconstitutional.
The Taste of Chicago next year will be only five days, and will again feature reserved seats and specially-prepared food for an extra price, according to published reports.
The northern tier of Grant Park will soon be getting a major makeover, and a new name in honor of late Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley.
Heavy rain plus thousands of Lollapalooza concert-goers stripped away much of the grass and left mud behind over the weekend.
Rainstorms on Saturday forced the temporary evacuation of Lollapalooza, but after the crowds returned, some of the fields of Grant Park were left covered with mud.
Two men who got into a fight with each other late Saturday in Grant Park just after the Lollapalooza music festival ended, in which one of them slashed the other with a knife, will not pursue charges against each other, police said.