A fire department official warns that hand sanitizer and fireworks are a flammable combination.
Hudson Whiskey brand ambassador David Powell walks us through simple and patriotic cocktails to celebrate July 4th.
Sasha Nary, owner of Sasha Cakes Chicago, dishes out some great dessert decorating tips perfect for celebrating July 4th.
Sam Toia, president and CEO of the Illinois Restaurant Assocation, talks about the importance of following COVID-19 guidelines during the busy July 4th weekend.
Navy Pier spokeswoman Payal Patel talks about how Chicago's iconic site with be celebrating Independence Day.
Fourth of July weekend is historically a violent one in Chicago, but community groups and city leaders are hoping for a change this year.
Trump, who has spoken forcefully against protesters who have tried to topple Confederate monuments and statues honoring those who have benefited from slavery, planned to target “the left wing mob and those practicing cancel culture," said a person familiar with his remarks.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and health officials urged businesses and residents Friday to comply with public health measures over the July 4 holiday weekend, warning that precautions must continue to slow the spread of COVID-19.
As Chicago prepares for what is historically one of the most violent weekends of the summer, a group of coaches and former athletes say if kids spend more time on the playground, they'll spend less time on the street.
From wartime epics to beloved baseball yarns, these cinematic gems set off some storytelling fireworks.
Fourth of July celebrations have been cancelled across the nation so more people are taking matters into their own hands and purchasing fireworks for a DIY show. While fireworks are illegal in Illinois, it's easy to cross the border and purchase to your hearts content from our neighbors in Indiana.
Even though the Fourth of July may not look like it has in year's past, many Americans will still celebrate by throwing hot dogs, burgers and chicken on the grill. Food safety expert Maribel Alonso tells us what we can do to keep everyone safe.
Captain Thomas Doran from the Skokie Fire Department elaborates on the dangers of fireworks and homemade explosives as we head into Fourth of July weekend.
Despite rumors circulating that the franchise would not be returning until 2021, Spirit Halloween has announced that it will be back this year.
U.S. residents reveling in Independence Day festivities will get a prime-time view of a penumbral lunar eclipse that is expected to take over the night sky starting at 11:04 p.m. EDT.
Travel expert Jeanenne Tornatore breaks down a few great getaway options for those looking to spend the holiday weekend on the road.
Lt. Col. Simon McKenzie returned to Tampa after being deployed for several months, so he and his wife decided to surprise their kids with a heartwarming photobomb during a photography session.
Loud fireworks displays are no fun for pets, who can become frightened or disoriented by the sound.
President Donald Trump is moving ahead with a lower-key “Salute to America” celebration this year on July Fourth, despite concerns from some lawmakers about the crowds the event could generate during the coronavirus pandemic.
Cheryl Leahy dishes out a few last-minute gift ideas for Father's Day.