Multiple northern Chicago suburbs canceled Fourth of July events following a mass shooting along the Highland Park Independence Day Parade route Monday.
Glencoe officials said the village was canceling its Fourth of July parade as the city urged residents to "remain home" with the "threat still at large."
"There have been no incidents or direct threats to Glencoe. Public Safety are monitoring the situation and recommend avoiding public and crowded areas at this time," the village tweeted.
Glenview police announced around 11 a.m. that the town's Fourth of July Parade was canceled "out of an abundance of caution."
"There have been no incidents or direct threats to Glenview," the department tweeted, adding that police were clearing the parade area, but the town's fireworks display is still expected to take place Monday evening.
Nearby Deerfield announced its Family Days activities at Jewett Park were cleared and the parade in the town was canceled.
Evanston police said its holiday celebrations were canceled "effective immediately" due to the "tragic mass shooting."
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