This was a night where the cops where out in force and the most busiest compared to New Years Eve. This is why we have to be causes because this year compared to years pasted is quit different. It was quit different because this year it was on a Friday and the Navy Pier closed earlier due to years past for the fireworks event.
CHICAGO (CBS) — With more than 100,000 people at Navy Pier alone and thousands more packing the lakefront to watch the Fourth of July fireworks, it was a busy night for Chicago Police.
Officers responded to calls for everything from fights to people setting off fireworks right along Michigan Avenue.
At 7:45 p.m., a call went out to police about teens setting off firecrackers. A dispatcher reported people firing M-80’s at Chicago and State and at Pearson and Michigan.
About ten minutes after a dispatch call about 15-20 people with M-80s, a fight breaks out on the sidewalk in front Nordstrom on Michigan Avenue.
Minutes later, a call of fifty to 100 teens beating a person in the street and then crossing Lake Shore Drive at Oak Street.
From Oak and Lake Shore, the group made their way to Chestnut.
Around 8:45, an urgent call went out for officers to…
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