A Celebration Or 'Night Of The Purge?' Neighbors Divided Over Fireworks Show At Winnemac Park In Lincoln SquareThere are talks between neighbors about a beloved, yet unofficial fireworks show that has been happening for decades at Winnemac Park in the Lincoln Square neighborhood. Some think it's a grand celebration, and some would not be sorry to see it go.
Alderman Says Despite Mass Shooting, Program In Which Security Firm Partnered With Police In Englewood Was Success OverallA 14-year-old boy was among four people killed in a mass shooting on the night of July 4th in Englewood, where private security guards were brought in to help the Chicago Police Department stem the violence.
Nearly 80 People Shot In Chicago, 15 Of Them Killed, In July 4th Weekend Violence Since Late FridayNearly 80 people have been shot in Chicago since Friday night this July 4th holiday weekend, and 15 of them have been killed.
July 4th, 2020 In Chicago: Patriotism, Protests, And An Ongoing PandemicLife as we know it has changed greatly since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and of course, holidays are no exception.
Mayor's Message To Curb Violent Crime This Weekend: 'I Pray That You Find Your Humanity'"We're not going to hesitate to shut you down."
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.