Lake Shore Drive
Strong winds have been creating huge waves on Lake Michigan on Friday, with the National Weather Service predicting waves as high as 23 feet.
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 while driving on Lake Shore Drive in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.