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Suzuki Motorcycle (Photo credit: JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Dies After Crashing Motorcycle On I-55

A man from the Back of the Yards neighborhood died Monday, two days after he was hurt in a motorcycle crash on the Near South Side.



First Meeting Held On Proposed Improvements To Lake Shore Drive

The City and State Departments of Transportation Tuesday night hosted the first of a series of meetings on proposed improvements to North Lake Shore Drive.


Four people were injured in a crash overnight.

Four People Injured In Lake Shore Drive Wreck

Four people were critically injured when an SUV flipped over on North Lake Shore Drive early Monday.


Rendering of possible renovations to North Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: Thom Greene/Greene & Proppe Design, Inc.)

Civic Planners Seek Ideas To Update North Lake Shore Drive

After more than 70 years, it’s time for a new North Lake Shore Drive, according to a local think tank that is trying to round up public input for the effort.

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2013

Bottled Water

Street Vendor Glad Heat Wave Coming To An End

Today is the last day of the stifling heat – at least for a while – and that’s welcome news to a guy who stands on the hot pavement, peddling fruit and water to passing drivers.


Quejuan Henley, 18, is charged with robbery for allegedly stealing a woman's cell phone in a pedestrian tunnel under Lake Shore Drive on July 4, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Cop’s Brother Chased Robber Because ‘I Was Just Sick Of It’

Gary Dailey, a former track athlete and marathoner, ran after a man who stole a woman’s cell phone in the pedestrian tunnel under Lake Shore Drive near Division Street on July 4th.


Waves pound the Lake Michigan shoreline in Chicago. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

Drunk Man Rescued After Falling In Lake Michigan

A 31-year-old man was walking along the edge of the lake in the 1300 block of North Lake Shore Drive about 1:30 a.m. when he fell in.


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19-Year-Old Man Hit By Car On Lake Shore Drive

A vehicle on Lake Shore Drive hit a pedestrian when a group of people tried to run across the roadway near the Gold Coast early Sunday.


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Thousands Of Bicyclists Take Part In ‘Bike The Drive’

20,000 bicyclists were expected at the “Bike the Drive,” a 30-mile circuit which closed down Lake Shore Drive from Bryn Mawr on the north to 57th Street on the south.


Chicago police block the entrance to the 63rd Street Beach, after responding to a large fight that started at 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive, and ended at 63rd Street. Three teens were arrested, and one officer was hurt responding to the brawl. (Credit: CBS)

Three Teens Arrested After Large Fight On Lakefront On South Side

Three teens were arrested on Sunday, after police broke up a large fight along the lakefront in the Jackson Park neighborhood.


City workers clean up falling concrete on lower Lake Shore Drive Monday. (CBS)

Concrete Falls Again Onto Lake Shore Drive

(CBS)  — Big chunks of concrete crumbled Monday onto lower Lake Shore Drive, hitting and injuring a woman on the sidewalk below. The latest incident happened just north of Randolph, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports. […]


Underneath the Lake Shore Drive overpass at Grand Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Expert Highlights Danger From Crumbling Lake Shore Drive Bridge

A blunt warning tonight to the City of Chicago: Replace the crumbling bridges.


City workers chip away loose concrete from the Lake Shore Drive overpass above Grand Avenue, a day after a chunk of concrete hit a passing car. (Credit: CBS)

City Gets Rid Of Loose Concrete At Underpass Where Chunk Fell On Car

Less than 24 hours after CBS 2 reported on falling concrete from a Lake Shore Drive overpass falling on a local family’s car, city crews were at the overpass, getting rid of more loose concrete.

CBS 2–05/02/2013

An 8 1/2-inch piece of concrete that fell onto the hood of Bill Cantrell's car as he was driving on Grand Avenue, under the Lake Shore Drive overpass. (Credit: William Jackson)

Falling Concrete Smashes Car’s Hood In Streeterville

A big chunk of concrete smashed into the hood of a Chicago area family’s car as they were driving in Streeterville this week.

CBS 2–05/01/2013

An SUV crashed into the back of a minivan on Lake Shore Drive near 47th Street on March 31, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Driver Charged With DUI In Lake Shore Drive Crash

A 32-year-old man has been charged with felony drunk driving, after his SUV slammed into a minivan late Sunday night, critically injuring the woman driving the van.


A homeless person (CBS)

City Trying To Evict Homeless From Underpass

Despite efforts by the city to clear the homeless out of the Wilson Avenue underpass on Lake Shore Drive, a couple remain defiant. WBBM’s Bob Roberts spoke with them.


Fabian Torres, left; Joaquin Garcia (Facebook, family handout)

Families Protest Bond For Cop Accused Of Causing Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

Families and friends of two men allegedly killed by an off-duty police officer driving the wrong way held a protest and vigil Monday. CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman reports.


Fabian Torres, left; Joaquin Garcia (Facebook, family handout)

Victim’s Family Reacts To Officer Involvement In Fatal Accident

harges have been filed against a North Chicago Police officer, for his role in a fatal hit and run crash. Investigators believe alcohol was a factor in the accident that killed friends Fabian Torres and Joaquin Garcia on Lake Shore Drive early Friday.


Two people died in a crash involving two SUVs and a third vehicle on Lake Shore Drive near Diversey on March 15, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Off-Duty Cop Causes Wrong-Way Crash On Lake Shore Drive, 2 Dead

A North Chicago police officer was driving the wrong way early Friday on Lake Shore Drive, causing a three-vehicle collision that left two Chicago men dead.


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6 Hurt In Wrong-Way Lake Shore Drive Crash

Six people were hurt when a wrong-way driver plowed into three other vehicles on Lake Shore Drive in the North Side Lake View neighborhood late Friday.