Police Supt. David Brown Outlines Plan To Keep Chicago Safe For July 4th Weekend; One Resident Hopes It Can Help 'Stop All This Violence'Hours before shootings wounded a 7-year-old girl on East 79th Street, a man sitting on a Green Line train who was not the intended target in Washington Park, and lastly a 1-month-old baby girl in Englewood, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown issued a letter offering a little help to officers on what could be a violent July 4th Holiday weekend.
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.
Bridgeview Residents Celebrate With Drive-In FireworksHundreds of cars lined up in suburban Bridgeview for a first-of-its kind fireworks show Friday night. The parking lot at SeatGeek Stadium filled up fast for the social distancing celebration.
Bars And Restaurants Pledge To Follow COVID-19 Capacity Rules Ahead Of July 4th WeekendFor many bars that just opened last weekend, July 4th weekend is the big test. It will be a challenge controlling long lines when when social distancing amid COVId-19 tends to vanish.
Evanston Commemorates July 4th With A Virtual Celebration"It doesn't surprise me at all. That's just Evanston."
A Bizarre Scene For Start Of July 4th Weekend: Mostly Empty Chicago BeachesCracking down on crowded sand. After days of people packing Chicago beaches, the Lakefront had a much different look on Friday.
July 4th, 2020: Celebrations, Protests, Social Distance Mark An Independence Day Like None OtherA discussion of July 4th with Louise Stevenson, professor of History and American Studies at Franklin & Marshall College.
With Sweltering July 4th Holiday Weekend On Tap, City Reminds Residents To Stay Cool, But Stay Out Of The Lake“Working together, we will be able to stay as safe as possible when we have warm weather this July,” Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.
Best Sports Moments In July 4th HistoryHere are a few of our favorites from Fourth of July's past.
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.
Extra Security At Navy Pier For Fourth CelebrationsAdditional officers on foot and bike patrol will also be out along the lakefront.
Murder Charges In Death Of Man Killed By Stray Bullet On July 4Aaron Gordon was struck by a stray bullet as he shielded his girlfriend from gunfire aimed at another man during a fight on July Fourth.