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CPD: 52 arrests related to Pride

...briefly when a 60-year-old male tried to enter the parade route on the 3700 block of North Halsted in his vehicle at approximately 2:50 p.m. and struck a man and a...

The Town Hall Police District will have its next CAPS meeting at 7 p.m. on July 1 at police headquarters at 850 W. Addison St.

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Pride Parade Celebrates Marriage, #LoveWins, As Protesters Call For New LGBTQ Goals

...in," during which they fell to the ground and held still at the intersections of Addison and Halsted streets, blocking the parade from continuing forward. They wore shirts that said "#BlackOutPride" and chanted...

16 hours ago

CPD: 52 arrests related to Pride

...briefly when a 60-year-old male tried to enter the parade route on the 3700 block of North Halsted in his vehicle at approximately 2:50 p.m. and struck a man and a...

The Town Hall Police District will have its next CAPS meeting at 7 p.m. on July 1 at police headquarters at 850 W. Addison St.

18 hours ago

Pride Parade attendees celebrate Supreme Court decision, growing support

...and conducted a "die-in" protest. They lay down around 1:45 p.m. at Halsted and Addison streets, stopping the parade procession for 17 minutes, according to one of its organizers, Page...

A man and a woman were hospitalized with non-threatening injuries after a 60-year-old man drove into the parade route on the 3700 block of North Halsted at about 2:50 p.m., according to police.

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Lynette Boria, left, and Else Hernandez are married Sunday on the Thompson Chicago hotel float at North Broadway and West Cuyler Avenue during the Pride Parade.

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2 injured when man drives car into Pride Parade

About 2:50 p.m., the man's vehicle crashed into the parade route in the 3700 block of North Halsted, police said.

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Two Injured When Car Drives Into Pride Parade

About 2:50 p.m., the man’s vehicle crashed into the parade route in the 3700 block of North Halsted STreet, police said.

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21 hours ago

Two Injured When Man Drives Car Into Pride Parade

Police said the crash happened just before 3 p.m. in the 3700 block of North Halsted in the Lake View neighborhood.

25 hours ago

Rainbows Shine Bright at First Chicago Pride Parade With Marriage Equality

...s progression. #BlackOutPride protesters who were marching in the parade staged a "die-in" at Addison and Halsted streets around 1:45 p.m., halting the parade for about 15 minutes while officers...

They sought to draw attention to the challenges of LGBTQ people of color, especially with regard to state violence. At least six people were handcuffed when they did not disperse and were taken to the Town Hall Police District, 850 W. Addison St., allowing the parade to resume just before 2 p.m.

About forty minutes later, a man drove his car through the middle of the parade, entering from Addison and coming to a stop at Halsted and Waveland. One officer and a medical worker were slightly injured, according to the Crime in Wrigleyville + Boystown blog.

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Despite attempts to limit the length of the noon parade, the procession stretched for four hours, starting at Montrose Avenue and North Broadway and ending at Diversey Parkway and Cannon Drive.

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Chicago Pride Parade put LGBT culture, politics, civil rights issues on display

Also exciting the crowds was the presence of Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk—whose supporters begged for campaign stickers. One young man in front of Bobby Love’s, 3729 N. Halsted St., screamed at the top of his lungs, “We need more Republicans like you!” Another joined in with, “Thank you, Senator!”

#BlackOutPride set out to disrupt the parade with an act of civil disobedience—stopping the parade at Addison and Halsted. There was a noticeable gap in the parade as the act unfolded.

Several of the participants who refused to end their act of disobedience were arrested and booked at the Town Hall police station, 850 W. Addison St.

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The Chicago Dragons Rugby Football Club did the same. They staged an in-air catch of a rugby ball in front of the massive Pride flag overlooking the corner of Belmont and Halsted.

Three couples won a contest to be wed on the Thompson Chicago hotel, 21 E. Bellevue Pl., float.

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