Lake Shore Drive
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The incident was reported around 3 p.m. Friday at Lake Shore Drive and Balbo drives.
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.
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.
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.
Four children were among eight people who were injured Saturday afternoon when two minivans collided on Lake Shore Drive on the South Side.
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.
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.
Strong winds have been creating huge waves on Lake Michigan on Friday, with the National Weather Service predicting waves as high as 23 feet.
A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger was hurt in a crash on Lake Shore Drive in the Lincoln Park neighborhood early Sunday, police said.
A man was shot early Saturday while driving on Lake Shore Drive in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood.
Dave Moore, 28, is charged with two felony counts of residential burglary, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office. On Tuesday, he was ordered held on a $150,000 bond.
Streets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
The bridge deck repairs on the Stevenson Expressway 1-55 (Stevenson Expressway) from I-90/94 (Dan Ryan Expressway) to US 41 (Lake Shore Drive) will resume Monday, July 21 through next week Monday, July 28.
The male, whose age was not immediately known, was pulled from the water by the Chicago Fire Department in the 5600 block of North Lake Shore Drive about 11:15 p.m.
Jawaun Westbrook, of the 400 block of East Ohio Street, was charged Thursday with two felony counts of aggravated battery, police said. He was due to appear for a bond hearing Thursday afternoon.