Chicago Pride Parade: an afternoon of rainbows and rain

Lansing residents, Purdue students join the celebration by Carrie Steinweg CHICAGO, Ill. (July 5, 2019) – Sunday marked the 50th Annual Chicago Pride Parade, traditionally held on the last Sunday of June. The first parade was organized as a march on June 27, 1970, with 150–200 individuals participating. Today attendance at the event, which celebrates … Read more

IDOT reopening lanes where possible for Fourth of July travel

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 2, 2019) – The Illinois Department of Transportation today announced that lanes that have been closed for construction will reopen where possible for the Independence Day holiday to minimize travel disruption. IDOT is suspending non-emergency roadwork from 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, to 11:59 … Read more