Safety 1st for the 4th, Volunteers needed, 2 charged in Humboldt Park murder, Missing Person, 45th Pride Parade, 19th Dyke March and more!

Chicago Police and Fire Departments remind everyone to celebrate the 4th responsibly

Both the Chicago Fire and Police Departments remind residents to celebrate this year’s July 4th holiday weekend safely, and to enjoy only official, permitted fireworks displays.

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FOTP request help in three neighborhood park playlots

Friends of the Parks (FOTP) is seeking volunteers to help spread fibar surfacing in three local playlots July 7, 9 and 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. In order, the Parks are Honore/Park 520, 916 N. Honore; Humbolt, 3025 W. Augusta; and Western, 907 N. Western.

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Two men charged in Humboldt Park murder

Jeremy Medina, 20, and Randy Ruiz, 18, were arrested and charged by the Chicago Police Department in connection with the murder of Jimero Starling, 19, early morning, Wed., July 2, in the 3300 block of W. Division St.

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Missing Person: Mark Pristop

Mark Pristop, 52, is missing and may be in need of medical attention.

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Quinn received warm reception throughout 45th Pride Parade

Governor Pat Quinn was on hand for the 45th Annual Chicago PRIDE Parade on June 29, which passed hundreds of thousands of cheering people lining the route starting at Montrose and Broadway and winding its way southeast through Uptown and Lakeview, ending at Diversey and Sheridan.

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Humboldt Park site of 19th Annual Dyke March Collective

The Dyke March Collective held its 19th Annual Dyke March* on the city's west side on June 28, the day before the city's annual PRIDE Parade.

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What are Family Values?

"What are family values," asks a reader regarding the Fox Motors story.

Good question Raymond, thank you for asking.

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