Navy Pier's New Year's Eve Preparations After Three Stabbings On Fourth Of JulyNavy Pier said it has not hired a new security firm since the debacle on the Fourth of July, but the facility added additional private security companies to the mix and learned some lessons from this summer.
Chicago Police To Beef Up Patrols For New Year's Eve CelebrationsAn additional 1,300 officers will be deployed across the city on New Year’s Eve, to help handle any trouble if it pops up.
Pier Pumpkin Lights To Be Displayed At Navy Pier Through OctoberNearly 1,000 pumpkins will be on display at Navy Pier during the month of October as part of the new "Pier Pumpkin Lights" program.
6 Rescued When Boat Capsizes In Lake MichiganSix people were rescued Monday night from a boat that first took on water, then capsized miles out into Lake Michigan.
Why Is Navy Pier Blocking Off Several Handicapped Spaces In Parking Garage?The Morning Insiders answer the call after a viewer tweeted a photo of several handicapped parking spots at Navy Pier blocked off by large barricades.
MISSING: Oluwafemi Labinjo, 30, Last Seen 'Boat Hopping' Near Navy PierPolice said the missing man was "boat hopping" at The Playpen near Navy Pier. He was last seen wearing pink shorts with green trimming.
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.