Lake Shore Drive

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.
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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

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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

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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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Man Riding Divvy Bike Struck By Two Vehicles On Lake Shore Drive On North Side

man riding a Divvy bike on Lake Shore Drive was struck by two vehicles and critically wounded early Saturday in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side.

11/22/2014

An extra-alarm fire in Lincoln Park (left) and a CTA bus fire on Lake Shore Drive (right) caused major delays for commuters Tuesday morning on the North Side, with service suspended on two CTA rail lines, and traffic at a standstill on southbound Lake Shore Drive for more than three hours. (Credit: Network Video Productions/CBS)

Lake Shore Drive Bus Fire, Lincoln Park Blaze Create Double Whammy For North Side Commuters

A bus fire on Lake Shore Drive and an extra-alarm fire in a vacant school building in Lincoln Park combined to create a nightmarish morning commute for many North Siders on Tuesday.

11/18/2014

A CTA bus caught fire in the southbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive near Division Street early Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Bus Catches Fire On Lake Shore Drive

A #147/Outer Drive Express bus got a flat tire around 5:45 a.m. near Division Street. The bus pulled over, and soon after, passengers reported smoke in the back of the bus. The bus driver evacuated all passengers. The entire back half of the articulated bus was gutted by the fire.

11/18/2014

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4 Children Among 8 Eight Injured In Lake Shore Drive Crash On South Side

Four children were among eight people who were injured Saturday afternoon when two minivans collided on Lake Shore Drive on the South Side.

11/09/2014

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Teen Charged With Raping Women In Hyde Park

The teen, whose name was not released by police because he is a juvenile, faces two felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault and a misdemeanor count of obstructing identification, according to Chicago Police.

11/06/2014

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Six Hospitalized After Hit-And-Run Crash On Lake Shore Drive

About 11:40 p.m., a Chevrolet Tahoe was “driving erratically” northbound in the 1000 block of North Lake Shore Drive, when it rear-ended a taxi, causing the taxi to crash into the concrete barrier and flip onto its roof, police said.

11/06/2014

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