Lake Shore Drive

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.


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.



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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


High waves crashing onto Lake Shore Drive on Friday flooded the northbound lanes, prompting police to close the drive from Division Street to just south of North Avenue. (Photo courtesy Emily Miller)

High Waves Swamp Parts Of Lake Shore Drive, Navy Pier

Strong winds have been creating huge waves on Lake Michigan on Friday, with the National Weather Service predicting waves as high as 23 feet.


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Police: Motorcyclist Killed In Lake Shore Drive Crash

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 near North Lake Shore Drive and Fullerton, police said. | NVP News video

Man Shot While Driving On Lake Shore Drive In Lincoln Park

A man was shot early Saturday while driving on Lake Shore Drive in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood.


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Security Guard At Streeterville High Rise Accused Of Stealing $100K In Jewelry

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.


Two concert-goers pose by the namesake sign at Chicago's Lollapalooza festival. (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

City Warns Of Street Closures For Lollapalooza

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.


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Stevenson Bridge Repairs To Resume

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.


A male was listed in serious condition after being pulled from Lake Michigan late Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Pulled From Lake Michigan

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.


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Man Charged In Hammer Attack Near Navy Pier

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.


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Man Arrested After Attacking Women With Hammer Near Navy Pier

Police said the women were walking on the Lakefront Path near lower Lake Shore Drive and Grand Avenue around 6:30 p.m., when a man attacked them with a hammer.



City Seeking Input On Plan For Lake Shore Drive Overhaul

Most days, driving on Lake Shore Drive means sitting in bumper to bumper traffic. Now, the drive is due for an overhaul and city and state engineers are turning to Chicagoans for advice.


One person was killed and two others hurt in a crash on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: CBS)

One Killed, Two Seriously Injured In Lake Shore Drive Crash

A man was killed and two other people were seriously wounded in a crash on Lake Shore Drive on the Near South Side early Saturday.


A Chicago police officer talks to two women who were shot at Montrose Beach on Sunday. (Credit: Davante Hall)

Two Women Shot At Montrose Beach

The women were on the athletic fields at Montrose Beach, just south of the Wilson Avenue exit ramp from Lake Shore Drive, when they were shot around 6 p.m.