Chicago Pride Parade 2022: Alderman calls CPD plans ‘insufficient’ ahead of expected high turnout

CHICAGO (WLS) — A North Side alderman is asking police to beef up patrols along the Chicago Pride Parade route in Uptown and Boystown. “The parade is just always a lot of fun, it brings everyone together,” said Freyah Love Marie. The celebration will extend from Broadway and Sheridan all the way down to Diversey. … Read more

Aurora Pride Parade 2022 draws hundreds after almost canceled over revoked permit controversy

AURORA, Ill. (WLS) — Despite the parade being in limbo last week, the 2022 Aurora Pride Parade went on through the streets with hundreds of people out celebrating. It’s a day in Aurora where colors truly shine bright. “Honestly, this is my first Pride, so I’m just happy to be here,” said Natasha Vizcarra. “I, … Read more