Navy Pier Security Guard Mistakenly Called In Active Shooter, Urged People To Take Cover Before Stampede At July Fourth CelebrationSecurity guards thought there might have been an active shooter Navy Pier during Thursday night's July Fourth celebrations, and Chicago police jumped into action in active shooter protocol only to learn there was no active shooter.
Witness To Navy Pier Chaos: 'People Started Running And Ducking For Cover'"People were just hopping through and running around it and holding onto their families and there were some kids standing there and freaking out, hiding in corners. I had to go bring them to their families."
3 Stabbed After Fight Breaks Out At Navy Pier, 13 Others Hospitalized After Firecracker Causes StampedeThree people were stabbed at Navy Pier around the time of the annual fireworks display Thursday night, and 13 others were hospitalized for injuries after being trampled a stampede when someone tossed a firecracker at Harry Caray's Tavern.
Police Adjust ShotSpotter Technology To Differentiate Between Gunshots and FireworksThere were extra officers at Navy Pier in Chicago Thursday night where the annual fireworks display took place, and there was a huge police presence on Lake Shore Drive managing traffic.
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.
Navy Pier Preps For Thousands Of Fourth Of July Holiday Visitors"We have a Navy Pier alert system that we have in place that's new and we've been implementing and testing internally and it's working well. Our intercom is now working pier-wide and we can make announcements on that."
Chicago Emergency Management Officials Prepare For Weekend's FestivitiesIt's the first summer weekend in Chicago, and it's packed with concerts and festivals, drawing hundreds of thousands to the city.
LGBTQ Pride Celebration Will Return To Navy Pier For 4th YearA daylong celebration of LGBTQ culture in Chicago will return for a fourth year to Navy Pier.
'Galacto' Saves The Day At Navy Pier As 6-Year-Old Finnegan Kuzniar Becomes Make-A-Wish SuperheroSix-year-old Finnegan Kuzniar dreamed of saving Chicago from villains, and on Sunday the Make-A-Wish foundation helped him become the city's favorite superhero.
Massive Rooftop Lounge Opening At Navy Pier Ahead Of SummerNavy Pier is getting a massive outdoor patio this summer that bills itself as the largest rooftop deck in the U.S.
Bernie Sanders Makes Campaign Stop In ChicagoBernie Sanders kicked off his campaign for the 2020 presidential election this weekend, and stopped in Chicago Sunday for a rally at Navy Pier.
Bernie Sanders To Hold Rally At Navy Pier Next SundaySen. Bernie Sanders, who announced his 2020 presidential campaign this past week, will hold a rally next Sunday at Navy Pier.
Enjoy A Day At The Beach This Winter At Navy PierNavy Pier's Grand Ballroom has been transformed into an indoor beach filled with inflatables, umbrellas and beach balls.
Preparations For New Year's Celebrations Underway DowntownIn addition to the midnight fireworks show at Navy Pier, a private company will be launching a midnight fireworks display along the Chicago River.
First Section Of Navy Pier Flyover Connecting Lakefront Trail OpensThe Navy Pier flyover is now open to the public.