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One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

Alderman Says Preliminary Results Of Survey Split On Whether Or Not To Move Pride Parade Downtown

The alderman who conducted a survey on whether the gay pride parade should be moved says he has some very preliminary results.

09/11/2014

2014 Pride Parade in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Alderman Tunney Open To Moving Pride Parade Downtown

Alderman Tom Tunney – whose 44th ward includes Boystown and the route of the Pride Parade – says he is open to the possibility of moving the parade downtown.

06/30/2014

One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

City Holds First Pride Parade Since Same-Sex Marriage Legalized

Over one million people attended Sunday’s Chicago Pride Parade, according to an estimate from Chicago Police.

06/29/2014

One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

Pride Parade Drawing More Spectators — And More Cops

City planners are trying to keep things from getting out of control, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

06/27/2014

City officials estimated 850,000 people attended the Chicago Pride Parade on June 24, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Seniors Reflect On Progress Made By LGBT Community

Pride Fest is this weekend in Chicago and, for some older Chicago-area residents, it’s a reminder of how much things have changed and continue to change for the gay community, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.

06/22/2014

Christopher Evans, 25, has been missing since the morning of the Pride Parade on June 30, 2013, when he was out with friends at Roscoe's Tavern, and ran out onto Roscoe Street. (Supplied to CBS)

Missing Loyola Student’s Body Found In Belmont Harbor

The family of a missing Loyola University student from Evergreen Park is offering a $2,500 reward for information that helps find him.

WBBM Newsradio–07/04/2013

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Police Searching For Man Who Disappeared During Pride Weekend

Chicago Police are investigating a possible sighting of a 25-year-old Evergreen Park man who disappeared near Halsted and Roscoe during Pride Weekend.

07/03/2013

2013 Pride Parade. (Credit: Michele Fiore)

Weather, Court Decisions Draw Large Crowd At Pride Parade

Great 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.

06/30/2013

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Gay Parents Reflect On Court Victories Ahead Of Pride Parade

Gay and lesbian parents are reacting to this week’s supreme court ruling, the day before the city’s pride parade, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.

06/29/2013

City officials estimated 850,000 people attended the Chicago Pride Parade on June 24, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Gay Former NFL Player To Appear At Chicago Pride Parade

One of those who will be participating in Sunday’s Pride Parade in Chicago is Wade Davis, a former NFL player.

06/29/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel . (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Emanuel: Pride Parade Time To Reflect On Work Ahead For Same-Sex Marriage

As Chicago’s Pride Parade nears on Sunday, Mayor Emanuel says it will have added significance because the Illinois legislature failed to legalize same-sex marriage. reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

06/25/2013

One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

South Side Irish Parade Crackdown Could Also Result In Pride Parade Arrests

Rowdy drunks would pay through the nose if they try again to take over a South Side Irish Parade that made a family-oriented comeback last year, thanks to a crackdown approved Wednesday that could lead to a rash of arrests at the Pride Parade.

02/15/2013

City officials estimated 850,000 people attended the Chicago Pride Parade on June 24, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

850,000 Turn Out For Expanded Pride Parade

There was plenty of pride in the Uptown and Lakeview neighborhoods on Sunday, as a record crowd turned out for the annual Chicago Pride Parade.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2012

Gilbert Baker created the rainbow flag as a symbol of gay pride in 1978. (Photo courtesy Gilbert Baker)

Gay Pride Flag Creator Proud But Humble

They wave it. They wear it. They put it on their cars. It’s even on their pets. The Rainbow Flag is the symbol of the international Gay Pride movement and will be prominent fixture in Gay Pride parades and festivals this weekend across the country and in Chicago.

06/24/2012

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Best Eats Near Chicago’s Pride Parade

Celebrating at the Pride Parade won’t be complete without finding some good grub in the area to share with friends. These local restaurants are all just steps away from the festivities.

06/11/2012

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Chicago’s Best Places For Last-Minute Pride Parade Outfits

From wigs to complete costumes, finding the right look for the Chicago Pride Parade needn’t be stressful. Check out the following places to get an entire outfit or just a few accessories.

06/11/2012

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Best Pride After-Parties In Chicago

Get ready to party during Pride Weekend in Chicago. Who says you need to turn in early during Pride Weekend? Check out these nightclubs and bars to keep partying into the early hours.

06/11/2012

Cardinal Francis George talks with CBS 2 Friday on his way to Rome. (CBS)

Cardinal George Apologizes For Comparing Pride Parade With KKK

In a statement posted Friday on the Archdiocese Website, George said he was ‘deeply sorry for the hurt that my remarks have brought to the hearts of gays and lesbians and their families.’

01/06/2012

Gay Pride Parade, 2008

Church Objects To New Route For Pride Parade

A Catholic church in Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood is objecting to the proposed new route of the Gay Pride Parade.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011