Des Plaines Adopts New Rules After Rainbow Flag Flown Over LibraryThe Des Plaines City Council has approved restrictions on what flags can fly over city buildings after Des Plaines Public Library flew a gay pride flag in response to the Orlando night club massacre.
Bittersweet Celebration For LGBT Community At Pride ParadeHundreds of thousands of spectators lined streets on the North Side on a hot and sticky Sunday, for an emotional celebration of Chicago’s 47th annual Pride Parade.
Chicago Police, Boystown Businesses To Ramp Up Security For Pride ParadeSecurity at the Pride Parade on Sunday remains top of mind for police and North Side businesses alike, two weeks after the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando.
Annual 'Race Against Hate' Takes On Extra Meaning After OrlandoThe people of Evanston came together Sunday for the 17th annual Race Against Hate, in honor of the late Ricky Byrdsong, the first African American men’s basketball coach at Northwestern University, who was killed by a white supremacist in 1999.
Orlando Massacre Not Dampening Spirits At Chicago Pride FestSaturday marked the start of two weekends of gay pride in Chicago, with Pride Fest kicking off this weekend, and the Pride Parade set for next weekend; and the nightclub massacre in Orlando very much on people’s minds.
CPS Students Counter Orlando Tragedy With SongA group of Chicago high school students paid tribute to the victims of the Orlando massacre. CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports.
Orlando Shootings: What To Tell The ChildrenAs many people still struggle to understand what happened in Orlando, some parents may be struggling with how to explain it to their children.
'Always Smiling': Orlando Shooting Victim Remembered Fondly In ChicagoOne of the 49 victims of the massacre at an Orlando club was a former Chicago resident who moved to Florida in March.
Blood Donations Surge In Response To Orlando MassacreThe need for blood donations reaches its peak in the summer months, and the mass shooting in Orlando has made the need for donations even greater.
Orlando Survivor Describes Grisly Scene; "Thinking I'm Next, I'm Dead"After two days of heartache and sadness, a moment of hope in Orlando, as a survivor of the Pulse nightclub massacre was wheeled into a news conference and met with a rousing round of applause.
Chicagoans Wonder: Is Any Place Safe?In the wake of terror, the experts tell us, live your lives. Don't cower in fear. That may be far easier said than done, CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Gay Chicago Teens Concerned For Their Safety, In Wake Of OrlandoAt Whitney Young, there was a moment of silence Monday for the victims in Orlando -- and a reminder of the importance of tolerance. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.