Lake Shore Drive
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 today, and that would make it their second biggest year.
The Office of Emergency Management and Communications is alerting drivers of closures on Lake Shore Drive scheduled for Sunday morning.
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, 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.
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.
A woman died of injuries she sustained in a head-on crash on downtown Lake Shore Drive early Friday that injured three other people.
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.
Chicago police shut down Lake Shore Drive on the North Side for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon as they investigated a suspicious package.
Three people were injured in a crash early Sunday on Lake Shore Drive in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the North Side.
One of Chicago’s biggest bottlenecks doesn’t occur on the roadways, it’s on the lakefront trail where it passes Navy Pier.
A sister of the murder suspect who engaged in a nearly 9-hour standoff with Chicago police on Lake Shore Drive on Sunday was apologizing to his late wife’s family, saying she and her siblings have long feared he would hurt someone.
Police chased a reported murder suspect on Lake Shore Drive Sunday afternoon.
Five people, including three paramedics and a newborn, were taken to hospitals after pickup truck and a Fire Department ambulance collided on Lake Shore Drive late Tuesday night.
The fire started in the basement at a high-rise in the 3200 block of North Lake Shore Drive, and was mostly contained there, cutting power to areas near the blaze. Elevators in the building are out of service.
The vehicle was heading south when it struck the median, and then flipped over into the northbound lanes of traffic, police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said.
Along the lakefront on Tuesday, cyclist after cyclist after cyclist went down.
Witnesses saw him driving east on Balbo Drive at Lake Shore Drive, but instead of making a left turn, he kept going, onto the sidewalk, down a pedestrian path, and into the lake.
The crash happened about 11:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of North Lake Shore Drive, police said. A car hit a light pole on the driver’s side.
A new, two-mile extension of South Lake Shore Drive opened Sunday, relocating U.S. Route 41 several blocks east and extending from South Shore Drive and 79th to Ewing, near 92nd.