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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.

08/13/2013

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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.

08/06/2013

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.

08/05/2013

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.

07/19/2013

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.

07/08/2013

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.

06/20/2013

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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.

06/09/2013

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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.

05/26/2013

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.

05/20/2013

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. […]

05/13/2013

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.

05/08/2013

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.

04/01/2013

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.

03/23/2013

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.

03/18/2013

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.

03/16/2013

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.

03/15/2013

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

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.

02/16/2013

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