Balbo Drive

Steven Halperin (Family Photo)

Man Dies After Driving Into Lake Michigan

Witnesses saw him driving east on Balbo Drive at Lake Shore Drive, but instead of making a left turn, he kept going, onto the sidewalk, down a pedestrian path, and into the lake.



City Sets July 5 Record At 103°; Heat Blamed For 2 Deaths

Chicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

Lake Shore Drive Crash

5 Hurt In Crash On Lake Shore Drive

Five people were hospitalized early Monday after a crash that reportedly involved an ambulance on Lake Shore Drive downtown.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

Lake Shore Drive Closed

Lake Shore Drive To Be Closed From Grand Avenue To McCormick Place Sunday

An additional mile of Lake Shore Drive north all the way to Navy Pier will be closed beginning Sunday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

Lake Shore Drive Closed

Road Closures In Effect For NATO Summit

Patience is the buzzword this Saturday morning as motorists hit the roadways.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

Lake Shore Drive Rollover

3 Hurt, Including Baby, When SUV Flips Over On Lake Shore Drive

Southbound Lake Shore Drive was shut down Wednesday morning, after a sport-utility vehicle flipped over and left three people injured – including a baby.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

Michigan And Balbo Avenues

Debate Rages Over Whether To Rename Balbo Drive

A call to rename Balbo Drive downtown is being met with a new petition, asking city officials to leave the street name alone.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011