Derek Chauvin, Shaka Khan, 2019 discussed on Weekend Edition Saturday


Served. Lightfoot said. The trial and sentencing of Derek Chauvin has heightened society sense of responsibility, the whole police officers accountable for their actions. No matter the weather today, Pride in the park is returning to Grand Park. The inaugural event was held in 2019, but last year's celebration was canceled because of the pandemic. This year. Organizers have added an extra day festivities. The two day event runs through Sunday. It includes headliners Shaka Khan, Australia's Betty, who and Dutch DJ Tiesto. Chicago Drag Queens and RuPaul's drag race stars, the vixen and Denali Fox will perform as well. Organizers say they've more than doubled attendants from the first one day celebration. General admission tickets cost $60 on Saturday and $40 on Sunday. All attendees must provide proof of vaccination or a negative covid test taken within 72 hours of admission, But masks are not required. We are going to have showers and thunderstorms with torrential downpours expected throughout the day and into tomorrow morning, especially in some of our southern suburbs and many areas have already received between one and four inches of rain. The last couple of days, an additional rain could lead to run off and flash flooding. As such a flash flood watch in the Chicago area has been extended for all counties. Except for those along the Wisconsin border. We'll see a high right around 80 degrees today and tonight it will be cloudy and humid. Few more showers, especially in the early evening and flooding again will remain a concern. Expect a little right around 72 memory lane. This is WBZ news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Kauffman Foundation,.

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