Lake Shore Drive

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.

05/30/2014

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.

05/25/2014

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.

05/24/2014

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.

05/08/2014

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.

05/06/2014

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.

05/03/2014

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.

05/02/2014

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.

04/25/2014

A police robot was used to investigate suspicious items on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Lake Shore Drive Reopens After Suspicious Package Checked

Chicago police shut down Lake Shore Drive on the North Side for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon as they investigated a suspicious package.

04/16/2014

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Three Injured In Lake Shore Drive Crash

Three people were injured in a crash early Sunday on Lake Shore Drive in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the North Side.

04/06/2014

Artist rendering of the Navy Pier Flyover Project. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Construction Begins On Navy Pier Flyover

One of Chicago’s biggest bottlenecks doesn’t occur on the roadways, it’s on the lakefront trail where it passes Navy Pier.

03/24/2014

A police standoff on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: CBS)

Sister: Suspect In LSD Standoff Was ‘Walking Time Bomb’

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.

03/17/2014

Vehicles were being directed off the Fullerton exit on Lake Shore Drive and told to head southbound on Lake Shore Drive. / George Slefo ~ Sun-Times.

Murder Suspect In Custody After Lake Shore Drive Chase, Standoff

Police chased a reported murder suspect on Lake Shore Drive Sunday afternoon.

03/16/2014

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

Steven Halperin (Family Photo)

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

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