Weeks Ahead Of 4th Of July, Fireworks Leave Chicagoans Fit To Be Tied As Complaints SkyrocketResidents around the Chicago area are fed up with fireworks, weeks ahead of the 4th of July holiday.
Nearly 70 People Shot, Five Of Them Fatally, Over Independence Day WeekendEven with an additional 1,500 officers on the streets, Chicago still saw significant violence over the long holiday weekend, with at least 68 people shot, five of them fatally, since July 4th.
4 Killed, 29 Wounded Since Start Of July 4th Holiday WeekendEven with 1,500 additional police officers on duty, the holiday weekend has gotten off to a bloody start, with at least 33 people shot since July 4th, four of them fatally.
Holiday Crowds Cause Chicago Police To Close Some Beach Entrances, Rotating Ramp Closures Along Lake Shore DriveAround noon, Chicago police tweeted that city beaches were nearing capacity and that rotating ramp closures were in effect along Lake Shore Drive.
On July 4th, Parades, Picnics, And Fireworks Celebrate Independence Day, But Storms Could Dampen FestivitiesWith the threat of some decidedly un-holiday-like weather this evening, everyone is fitting in the fun while they still have the chance.
Top 5 Games To Play At The 4th Of July BBQ RankedIt's 4th of July weekend which means BBQ's and cookouts. Here are the best games to play with friends and family.
Chicago Police Arrest 170, Seize 38 Illegal Guns In Pre-Holiday CrackdownsChicago police are getting a head start on efforts to prevent violence over the 4th of July weekend, with dozens of people arrested, and nearly a dozen illegal weapons seized in a pre-holiday gun and drug crackdown.
To Honor The Troops, Pals Paint Huge American Flag On Lawn In Bourbonnais; 'That's The American Spirit'Kyle Omay is hosting a July 4th party to show off the huge American flag he and his friends painted on the front lawn.
2-Day July 4th Celebration Kicks Off At U.S. Navy StationThousands of sailors who fight for our country spent the day celebrating and mingling with civilians for the annual Fourth of July bash at the Naval Station Great Lakes.
Police: Guns, Warm Weather, Booze Drove Shooting Surge Over Holiday WeekendThat's not a good enough explanation for the Rev. Jesse Jackson and other critics. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Bridgeview Fireworks Canceled After 1 Hurt In AccidentSunday night's fireworks show in southwest suburban Bridgeview has been canceled, after a contractor was injured when a load of fireworks went off while he was preparing the display.