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Bagpipers march in the South Side Irish Parade on March 11, 2012. The parade returned to Chicago's Beverly neighborhood for the first time since 2009, after parade organizers cancelled the event because of complaints about fights and too much drinking. (Credit: CBS)

Alderman Pushing For Crackdown On Drunks At South Side Irish Parade

Inebriated “idiots” once accused of “hijacking” the South Side Irish Parade would pay a heavy price if they dare to do it again, under a crackdown advanced Thursday by a City Council committee.

02/07/2013

Bagpipers march in the 2009 South Side Irish Parade. Organizers shut down the parade after that year due to drunken violence among the crowd. Organizers plan a one-year trial of a new parade with a zero-tolerance policy on alcohol in 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Organizers: South Side Irish Parade Is On

The South Side Irish Parade had been halted because of alcohol-related problems, but it will be back on March 11, organizers tell CBS 2.

03/01/2012

Gavel

Woman Given Court Date To Explain Her Nudity

Police saw a woman walking naked in the street carrying a bottle of vodka and stopped to question her Saturday night.

01/27/2011