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Five people were hurt when a pickup truck and a Fire Department ambulance collided on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times Media)

5 Hurt In Ambulance Crash On Lake Shore Drive

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.

03/05/2014

A fire broke out in the basement of a high-rise in the 3200 block of North Lake Shore Drive late Thursday. (Credit: Sam Charles/Sun-Times Media)

Extra-Alarm Fire Cuts Some Power To Lakeview High-Rise

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.

02/07/2014

One person was killed, and two others were injured, in a rollover crash on Lake Shore Drive early Friday. (Credit: CBS)

1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Rollover Crash On Lake Shore Drive

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.

11/29/2013

Cyclists spin out along an icy patch near Oak Street. (CBS)

Unseen Ice Sends Cyclists Spinning Out Along Lakefront

Along the lakefront on Tuesday, cyclist after cyclist after cyclist went down.

11/12/2013

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Man Dies After Driving Into Lake Michigan

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.

11/07/2013

One person was killed in a single-car crash about 11:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of North Lake Shore Drive in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. (Credit: NVP Video)

Man Killed In Lake Shore Drive Crash In Lincoln Park

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.

11/04/2013

The two mile extension of Lake Shore Drive from 79th to 92nd is now complete. (Credit: CBS)

2-Mile Lake Shore Drive South Extension Officially Open

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.

10/27/2013

The two mile extension of Lake Shore Drive from 79th to 92nd is now complete. (Credit: CBS)

Local Politicians Cut Ribbon On Lake Shore Drive Extension

Local politicians gathered this morning to cut the ribbon on an expansion of Lake Shore Drive reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

10/26/2013

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City Truck Flips Over On Lake Shore Drive

Lake Shore Drive is open again after a City of Chicago semi truck flipped over Wednesday afternoon, shutting down lanes on the Near North Side.

10/16/2013

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Lake Shore Drive

The pilot was able to lane on Lake Shore Drive at Jackson Drive about 6 a.m., after the plane suffered some sort of a mechanical issue affecting tail control, according to police and fire officials.

09/22/2013

Chunks of concrete fell from a Lake Shore Drive overpass onto LaSalle Drive on Sept. 3, 2013. (Credit: Kevin Shuttleworth)

Lake Shore Drive Overpass Where Concrete Fell Deemed Safe

Crews removed any remaining loose concrete, and checked to make sure the overpass was safe before reopening the roadways that run under the bridge on Tuesday.

09/04/2013

Chunks of concrete fell from a Lake Shore Drive overpass onto LaSalle Drive on Sept. 3, 2013. (Credit: Kevin Shuttleworth)

Debris Apparently Falls From North Lake Shore Drive Overpass

Debris that apparently fell from a North Lake Shore Drive overpass created traffic problems for commuters.

09/03/2013

A biker lost control and crashed in the 1500 block of North Lake Shore Drive, then two other motorcycles crashed after driving over the debris. (Credit: CBS)

Four Injured When Three Motorcycles Crash On Lake Shore Drive

A motorcyclist lost control and crashed in the 1500 block of North Lake Shore Drive about 4 a.m. Two other motorcycles then drove over the debris and crashed.

08/30/2013

One person was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire gutted an apartment in a high-rise at 2800 N. Lake Shore Dr. (Credit: CBS)

One Hurt When Fire Guts Apartment In Lake Shore Drive High-Rise

Fire Department District Chief Peter Van Dorpe said the smoke proved more troublesome than the fire.

08/30/2013

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Rafter Reported Missing On Lake Michigan

The man’s brother last saw him going into the water with a raft and then took a nap. When he woke up, his brother had not returned.

08/28/2013

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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

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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

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