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Man Stabbed During Fight Along Lakefront Trail

A man was stabbed during a fight on the lakefront on the North Side early Saturday.

04/13/2014

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Annual Winter Bird Count Makes Rare Find For This Time Of Year

Birders out yesterday for Chicago’s Christmas lakefront bird count documented a few unusual sightings.

12/26/2013

Gary Dailey received an honorary police badge and a City Council resolution as a reward for chasing down a teen who had stolen a woman's cell phone on July 4th. (Credit: CBS)

Man Honored For Chasing Down Cell Phone Robber On July 4th

A 51-year-old real estate broker who chased down an 18-year-old high school athlete who had stolen a woman’s cell phone received a Chicago City Council award Wednesday at the scene of the crime.

08/28/2013

A Chicago Park District lifeguard keeps an eye on swimmers at North Avenue Beach. (Credit: CBS)

Beach Visitors Warned About Choppy Conditions On Lake

Lakefront visitors are being advised to check the flags at Chicago beaches before going into the water on Friday, because of possible danger of rip currents from choppy conditions.

08/23/2013

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9-1-1 Calls Depict Chaos, Gangs On Chicago’s Lakefront

Callers trying to enjoy the Fourth of July on Chicago’s lakefront were reporting incidents of chaos. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reviews the recordings.

08/01/2013

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

Waves pound the Lake Michigan shoreline in Chicago. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

Waves Prompt Warning For Lakefront Visitors, Beach Closures

Very 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.

07/23/2013

Austin Hudson Lapore (Credit: Chicago Police)

Search Dog Tracks Missing Student To Lakefront

Volunteers, friends and family were out in force Tuesday morning, resuming the search for a missing University of Chicago student.

06/18/2013

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Human Leg Found On South Lakeshore

Authorities said a person walking along Lake Michigan found the leg on the rocks near the lake, which was severed from the hip down.

06/06/2013

Ice on Lake Michigan (CBS 2/Mai Martinez)

Lakefront Ice Is Beautiful But Deadly

A dog was rescued last week along Chicago’s icy lakefront, but sometimes people aren’t so lucky. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.

02/25/2013

A seagull. (Credit: Getty)

Birders Make Annual Christmas Count Along Lakefront

Birders tallied more than 50 species of birds yesterday.

12/26/2012

DuSable Park Radiation Sign

Report: DuSable Park Site Near Navy Pier Nearly Clear Of Radioactive Soil

A published report says the long-planned DuSable Park could soon be ready for development along the lake just south of Navy Pier.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

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‘Millions’ Expected To Attend Air & Water Show

City officials said “millions” of spectators are expected to gather along the lakefront for this weekend’s Air and Water Show.

08/18/2012

A small plane flipped over when the pilot tried to land on a marshy area on the lakefront at 93rd Street on July 22, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Pilot Hurt When Plane Flips While Landing On Lakefront

A small experimental airplane flipped over on its roof while making an emergency landing along the lakefront on the Far South Side on Sunday.

07/22/2012

Lake Michigan (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago’s New Tourism Office Faces Possible Roadblock – Violence

Move over San Francisco and watch out New York — Chicago is now the second best city in the U.S. and Canada, according to Travel+Leisure magazine.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter "Hollyhock" has been stationed off Burnham Harbor for the NATO summit in Chicago, to enforce the security zone near McCormick Place. The cutter has been placing buoys to mark off the restricted zone around Burnham Harbor. (Credit: CBS)

Coast Guard Increasing Patrols For NATO Summit

If you start noticing more boats patrolling Lake Michigan and the river – it’s because of the NATO summit, as you might have guessed.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

A military official holds a NATO flag on April 4, 2009 during the NATO summit in Strasbourg, eastern France. (MICHAEL URBAN/AFP/Getty Images)

NATO Parking Restrictions Begin, Security To Tighten Over The Week

Parking restrictions and other security measures for the NATO summit next Sunday have already started going into effect.

CBS 2–05/13/2012

Breast Cancer Ribbon

40,000 Join “Race At Your Pace” For Breast Cancer

About 40,000 people took a walk on the lakefront on Sunday, for the 21st Annual Y-Me “Race At Your Pace,” a 5K to support breast cancer patients.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2012

McCormick Place West (Credit: CBS)

Feds Reveal Security Perimeter For NATO Summit

The U.S. Secret Service has revealed security measures for next month’s NATO summit, which will push protesters a bit further away from McCormick Place than they originally planned to be.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Volunteers with the Shedd Aquarium clean up trash and debris from the nearby 12th Street Beach on April 18, 2012, after the aquarium adopted the beach for Earth Day. The aquarium will sweep the beach once a month through October to clean up trash and debris left in the sand. (Credit: CBS)

Shedd Aquarium To Help Clean Up 12th Street Beach

The Shedd Aquarium has adopted a beach near the aquarium for Earth Day, and will help remove trash and debris from the sand for the next several months.

04/18/2012

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