More Lane Closures Planned For Long-Awaited Navy Pier Flyover ProjectDowntown motorists will have to endure more lane closures over the next 10 weeks — this time to pave the way for the steel beams that will support the long-awaited Navy Pier Flyover.
Park District Assessing Winter Damage To Lakefront PathA week has passed since Chicago was thrust from subzero temperatures into spring, but the Chicago Park District said Thursday that it needs another week of warm weather to complete an assessment of the damage wrought over the winter to its lakefront running and bicycling path.
Man Charged In Hammer Attack Near Navy PierJawaun 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.
Man Arrested After Attacking Women With Hammer Near Navy PierPolice 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.
Police Warn Of Robberies Along Lakefront In KenwoodPolice were warning people who use the Lakefront Trail in the Kenwood neighborhood to be cautious, after a string of robberies along the path.
Waves Prompt Warning For Lakefront Visitors, Beach ClosuresVery strong winds from the north created high waves on on Lake Michigan on Tuesday, prompting the National Weather Service warn people to stay out of the lake and to be cautious on the Lakefront path and for a number of Chicago area beaches to close.
Roller Blader Accused Of Attacking Women On Lakefront TrailThere's growing concern on the Chicago Lakefront Trail, over a man who, runners say, has been punching women along the path.
Jogger In Critical Condition After Dog Attack Along LakefrontA man was critically injured Monday morning when he was attacked by what police described as two pit bulls while jogging along the lakefront in Rainbow Beach Park.
Old Man Winter Must Have Hit The Snooze ButtonIt's the day after Christmas, but it seems like someone forgot to tell Old Man Winter, because neither snow nor temperatures see to be falling. He must have hit the snooze button when winter officially started a few days ago, because the weather has been more like autumn.
City To Restore LSD Crosswalk At 'Queen's Landing'More than six years after the city removed the Lake Shore Drive crosswalk between Buckingham Fountain and Queen's Landing, officials are now restoring the traffic lights and pedestrian crossing.
4 Youths Charged With Knocking Cyclist Off Bike, Robbing HimFour youths have been charged with mugging a bicyclist on the Lakefront Path near 31st Street Wednesday night. The victim received 11 stitches to his head.