The Chicago River is a glowing green as the city celebrates St. Patrick’s Day. WBBM’s Mike Krauser spent some time with the crews behind the tradition.
The decade-long agreement that Emanuel introduced at Wednesday’s City Council meeting includes dramatically higher fees expected to generate $42.5 million over the life of the contract.
In a new report, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said, if Chicago doesn’t get some significant rain or snow soon, there could be serious water flow issues in the Chicago River.
A man was rescued from the water by Chicago Fire Department divers after he jumped into the Chicago River in the West Loop near Union Station Tuesday morning.
Authorities pulled a car out of the river about noon that matches a vehicle Michael Jansson was last seen in.
If the Lake Michigan water level drops six inches, the locks in and out of the Chicago River will have to be closed to keep polluted water out, federal officials said Monday.
Throughout the day tomorrow, you’ll be able to ride Wendella’s water taxis for free as the company celebrates the 50th anniversary of its downtown Chicago service.
The city of Chicago has big plans for the walkway along the Chicago River.
A 42-year-old woman died after being pulled from the Chicago River on the North Side Sunday afternoon.
A published report says the long-planned DuSable Park could soon be ready for development along the lake just south of Navy Pier.
A boater helped rescue a man in the Chicago River on Wednesday afternoon in the Loop.
There’s a lot more to the Chicago River than watching it get dyed green on St. Patrick’s Day. The Chicago River offers great places to eat, drink and enjoy some time on the water. From walking to boating, there are some amazing hidden adventures to be found along the Chicago River.
An unpleasant, yet thought provoking, art project is coming to Chicago next month.
A passenger told CBS 2 at the scene the boat’s engine died as the watercraft was trying to dock and it drifted into the wall.
A man was shot early Sunday in the Lathrop Homes public housing development, police said.
A day after dozens of kayakers were rescued on the Chicago River after a thunderstorm hit the city, several kayak tours on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan were canceled on Monday, amid a new threat of thunderstorms.
More than 60 kayakers were rescued from the Chicago River Sunday afternoon after their kayaks flipped due to stormy weather conditions.
The Fire Department was one the scene Wednesday afternoon as a construction barge tipped over and began taking on water in the Chicago River’s South Branch downtown.
Dozens of protesters rallied at the site of a new West Loop office development along the Chicago River on Tuesday, upset that taxpayers’ money is supporting the construction.
The family of a man who was pulled out of the Chicago River last week by a first-time kayaker and Chicago police divers said the rescue was an act of “divine intervention.”