The city officially opened the still-under-construction $100-million Chicago Riverwalk Saturday afternoon as people strolled, ate, drank, paddled and fished along the city’s newest downtown attraction that’s been drawing tourists and locals alike.
A body was found in the North Branch of the Chicago River on the Northwest Side Monday morning, fire officials said.
The Chicago River has been dyed green and the sun is out for the downtown St. Patrick’s Day parade.
It must be spring. The city’s tour boats are back along the Chicago River and Navy Pier.
A man whose car rolled over on the Congress Parkway bridge over the Chicago River ended up in the Chicago River — and lived.
2015 will be a year of remembering the Eastland disaster, which killed more than 800 people on the Chicago River near Clark Street in 1915.
The Fire Department said four people were injured when a steel I-beam came down at a construction site at the northeast corner of Lake and Canal streets around 9:15 a.m.
A man was pulled from the Chicago River early Wednesday in the West Loop, after a local resident threw a life preserver to keep him afloat until rescue crews arrived.
About 40 years before the Great Chicago Fire, the village along the shores of Lake Michigan essentially consisted of a muddy trail along the south bank of the Chicago River along with a few small streets in what today is known as the Loop.
The U.S. Coast Guard has made some progress raising a barge that sunk in the Chicago River last month, but it’s unclear when it finally will be floating and moving again.
He’s been doing this his whole life, yet you might not be able to watch it without holding your breath.
Nik Wallenda says he’s happy his tightrope walk isn’t for a couple of days, given Friday’s blast of winter-like weather.
Crews were working overnight to install the first high-wire cable that tightrope walker Nik Wallenda will walk across on Sunday, 50 stories above the Chicago River.
Walking a tightrope across the Chicago River is crazy enough. Doing it blindfolded is insane.
The barge that sank Friday at the Randolph Street Bridge is going to get some patch work done before it’s floated off for repairs, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Witnesses say they heard a loud boom before the vessel went down.
As if walking a tightrope uphill for more than two city blocks 50 stories above the Chicago River in November weren’t enough of a challenge, daredevil Nik Wallenda is adding a new twist to his Chicago adventure next month: a blindfolded tightrope walk between the Marina City towers.
Roy Word, 51, was pulled from the river in the 200 block of North LaSalle after authorities were notified he had jumped in about 7:45 a.m.
In 1953, the biggest vessel to travel the Mississippi River and Illinois Waterway managed to wind its way downtown on the Chicago River.
The start of construction on a new office building along the west bank of the Chicago River could change the riverfront landscape in more ways than one.