Lake Shore Drive

Chicago police officers and firefighters respond to the lakefront after a body was found in Lake Michigan near Chicago Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Body Recovered From Lake Michigan On Gold Coast

A pedestrian spotted the body in the water around 6:35 a.m. near 800 North Lake Shore Drive, between Ohio Street Beach and Oak Street Beach, according to police.

07/21/2015

Computer rendering of the Navy Pier Flyover, an elevated path for bikes to cross the Chicago River at Lake Shore Drive, rather than the existing sidewalk on the lower level of the drive. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Grand Avenue Closures For Navy Pier Flyover Pushed Back At Least A Week

Downtown motorists will be able to navigate traffic near Navy Pier normally for a few more days—closures to pave the way for steel beams to support the long-awaited Navy Pier Flyover won’t begin until next week.

07/15/2015

Computer rendering of the Navy Pier Flyover, an elevated path for bikes to cross the Chicago River at Lake Shore Drive, rather than the existing sidewalk on the lower level of the drive. (Credit: City of Chicago)

More Lane Closures Planned For Long-Awaited Navy Pier Flyover Project

Downtown motorists will have to endure more lane closures over the next 10 weeks — this time to pave the way for the steel beams that will support the long-awaited Navy Pier Flyover.

07/14/2015

A Chicago police squad car collided with another car on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street on Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Chicago Police Officer Hurt In Downtown Crash

A vehicle collided with the officer’s squad car at 10:25 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street, police said, citing preliminary information.

06/12/2015

Police investigate a drive-by shooting on Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Shot In Drive-By On Lake Shore Drive

The 31-year-old man was driving south in the 1000 block of North Lake Shore Drive at about 1:35 a.m. when a gray Ford Mustang drove past him and someone inside opened fire, police said.

06/10/2015

Road Work

Road Work Involving Lake Shore Drive, Stevenson Set To Begin

A multimillion dollar reconstruction project of a ramp linking the Stevenson Expressway to Lake Shore Drive is about to make navigating through the area a bit trickier.

06/08/2015

It's not clear how many people decided to stay in bed when they saw some rain this morning, but one of Chicago's busiest streets was a sea of spandex and Schwinns.
(Credit: Nancy Harty)

Thousands Pedal Down LSD For 14th Annual Bike The Drive

It’s a sight you only get to see once a year – a view of Lake Shore Drive from a bicycle.

05/24/2015

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Boy, 15, Shot On Lake Shore Drive

A 15-year-old boy was shot while riding in a car early Saturday on Lake Shore Drive.

05/23/2015

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Dies After Being Shot On Lake Shore Drive

The 27-year-old was driving in the 4800 block of North Lake Shore Drive at 3:45 a.m. when he was shot, police said.

04/30/2015

Several buildings were affected by a downtown power outage Wednesday night. (Credit: Network Video productions)

About 1,600 Affected By Downtown Power Outage

The outage occurred at 10:05 p.m. and affected the area between Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive and between Wacker Drive and Monroe Street, ComEd spokeswoman Krissy Posey said. Approximately 1,600 customers were affected, although power was fully restored by 2:50 a.m. Thursday.

04/16/2015

Two Good Samaritans pulled a teen from this SUV before it became engulfed in flames after a crash on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Critically Hurt In South Loop Crash Facing DUI Charges

The 17-year-old boy was driving south in the 2100 block of South Lake Shore Drive about 10:15 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of the vehicle, which struck a tree and caught fire, police said.

02/24/2015

Two Good Samaritans pulled a teen from this SUV before it became engulfed in flames after a crash on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: CBS)

Good Samaritans Pull Teen From Burning SUV On Lake Shore Drive

Two Good Samaritans came to the rescue of a teenage driver who had lost control of his vehicle and crashed on Lake Shore Drive Saturday morning.

02/21/2015

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Police: No ‘Major’ Injuries In Lake Shore Drive Rollover Crash

About 9:20 p.m., a Nissan SUV and Land Rover, both were traveling south on Lake Shore Drive near Monroe Street when the two vehicles side-swiped each other, police said.

02/11/2015

A car was struck by a bullet early Friday on the outbound Stevenson Expressway. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

State Police Investigate Shot Fired On Stevenson Expressway

A woman’s car was struck by a bullet around 1:15 a.m. on the ramp from southbound Lake Shore Drive to the outbound Stevenson Expressway.

01/30/2015

Firefighters used ropes to crawl on the frozen surface of a lagoon in Lincoln Park, after a car crashed and rolled onto its roof early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Driver Charged In Fatal Rollover On Frozen Lagoon

A man has been charged with driving under the influence in connection with a fatal rollover crash that occurred on Lake Shore Drive near the Lincoln Park Zoo early Monday, police said.

01/21/2015

Firefighters used ropes to crawl on the frozen surface of a lagoon in Lincoln Park, after a car crashed and rolled onto its roof early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Charges Pending After Fatal Rollover On Frozen Lincoln Park Lagoon

Charges are pending against the driver of a car that veered off Lake Shore Drive and crashed on top of a frozen pond near Lincoln Park Zoo early Monday, leaving a passenger dead.

01/20/2015

Firefighters used ropes to crawl on the frozen surface of a lagoon in Lincoln Park, after a car crashed and rolled onto its roof early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured After Car Overturns On Frozen Lagoon

Police were trying to figure out what caused the driver to lose control and drive onto the frozen lagoon in the 2200 block of North Lake Shore Drive around 1:45 a.m.

01/19/2015

A driver was killed when he crashed head-on into another car while going the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive. Three others were critically injured in the crash. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

1 Dead, 3 Critically Injured In Wrong-Way Crash On Lake Shore Drive

A driver was killed early Monday, when he crashed on Lake Shore Drive, while driving the wrong way. Police said they suspect alcohol might have been a factor when a 26-year-old man drove his Nissan Sentra south in the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive, and hit two other cars near 40th Street around 2:40 a.m.

12/22/2014

Two cars that spun out of control on Lake Shore Drive struck a police squad car. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Officer Hurt In Lake Shore Drive Crash

Two vehicles were traveling north in the 2800 block of North Lake Shore Drive, when both spun out of control at 2:55 a.m., police said, citing preliminary information. At least one of the vehicles struck a squad car pulled over on the side of the road, police said.

12/12/2014

Authorities respond to a report of a vehicle into Lake Michigan at Balbo Drive. (CBS/Serena Phillips)

SUV Backs Into Lake Michigan, Divers Pull Man Out

The incident was reported around 3 p.m. Friday at Lake Shore Drive and Balbo drives.

11/28/2014

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