Lake Shore Drive

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.


David Moore (Credit: Chicago Police)

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.


Jawaun Westbrook (Credit: Chicago Police)

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.


A pair of deer were spotted near Irving Park Road and Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: Mai Martinez)

Deer Spotted Near Lake Shore Drive On North Side

After the past several months of generally miserable weather, just about every living species in Chicago would agree that Friday morning was perfect for a stroll.


Organizers of Bike the Drive say as many as 21,000 people two-wheeled their way down Lake Shore Drive (Credit: Steve Miller)

Thousands Of Cyclists Ride In Annual ‘Bike The Drive’

Organizers of Bike the Drive say as many as 21,000 people two-wheeled their way down Lake Shore Drive today, and that would make it their second biggest year.


Cyclists ride in the 11th annual Bike the Drive along Lake Shore Drive on May 27, 2012. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Lake Shore Drive To Be Closed To Motorists During Sunday’s “Bike The Drive”

The Office of Emergency Management and Communications is alerting drivers of closures on Lake Shore Drive scheduled for Sunday morning.


Smoke rises from an air shaft after a car caught fire in the basement garage of a Near North Side apartment complex early Thursday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Car Catches Fire In Lake Shore Drive Apartment Garage

Firefighters responded to the incident about 3 a.m. in the 900 block of North Lake Shore Drive. The vehicle – which was parked in the basement – sent smoke through the building’s ventilation shaft.


Erik Johnson / Photo from Chicago Police Department

Driver In Wrong-Way Crash On Lake Shore Drive Released On Bail

Erik Johnson, 23, allegedly was driving a 2014 Subaru SUV southbound in the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive near Randolph Street when the vehicle struck a taxi head-on.


Erik Johnson / Photo from Chicago Police Department

Man Charged In Connection To Fatal Lake Shore Drive Crash

A Chicago man is facing charges after police identified him as the drunk, wrong-way driver whose vehicle collided with a taxi early Friday on Lake Shore Drive, killing one person and seriously injuring two others.


Police and paramedics work to clear a crash on Lake Shore Drive early Friday. (Photo by Network Video Productions)

1 Killed, 3 Injured In Lake Shore Drive Crash

A woman died of injuries she sustained in a head-on crash on downtown Lake Shore Drive early Friday that injured three other people.


Terrell Garrett, a North Chicago police officer, is pictured in this file image from the Lake County News Sun. (Sun-Times Media)

Former North Chicago Cop Gets 10 years For Fatal Wrong-Way DUI Crash

Prosecutors said Terrell Garrett, an off-duty North Chicago officer, was traveling at 60 mph in a 45 mph zone in March 2013, heading north in the southbound lanes, when his SUV crashed into a Jeep, killing Joaquin Garcia, 25, and his friend, Fabian Torres, 27.