Things Pet Owners Should Be Mindful Of As Summer ApproachesMemorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer - a season that poses some unique challenges for pet owners.
July 4th Fireworks Sent Some Dogs Running For The HillsSome Chicago area animal shelters have been busy the past few days trying to reunite lost dogs with their families, after the pets were scared off by fireworks.
Good Samaritan Saves Family From Fire Possibly Started By FireworksA University Park family was searching for the man who rescued them from a fire overnight, when their home was damaged by a blaze that might have been sparked by fireworks.
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.
Group Cautions: Veterans With PTSD Can Be Upset By FireworksThe Indiana organization Military with PTSD provides signs that aim to steer people away from veterans who may be disturbed. WBBM's Andy Dahn reports.
Dog Retrieves Hand After Man Loses It In Firecracker ExplosionThe Chicago Fire Department says a 39-year-old man was injured in the 3900 block of North Austin by a firework equivalent to a half-stick of dynamite.
Activist Worried About Danger Of Guns And Fireworks On July 4thAn activist who often shows up at crime scenes in Chicago helping police with less-than-cooperative witnesses has a warning about gunshots and fireworks as the Fourth of July approaches.
2016 Fourth Of July Fireworks Around Chicago, Northwest IndianaHere is a list of fireworks shows around Chicago, celebrating the Fourth Of July.

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