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One of the thousands of motorcycles taking part in the annual Toys for Tots Parade. (Credit; Nancy Harty)

Thousands Of Motorcycles Ride Down Western For Annual Toys For Tots Parade

Once again, Western Avenue from the South Side of Chicago to the north was packed with motorcycles today for the 37th annual Toys for Tots Parade.

12/07/2014

Project LiveWire: Prototype electric motorcycle.  (Credit: Harley Davidson)

Harley-Davidson Unveils LiveWire, Company’s First Electric Motorcycle

Harley-Davidson, which for more than 100 years has been known for its brash, loud and powerful motorcycles, is about to do something completely different.

06/19/2014

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

Bikers riding in Chicago to fight gun violence. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Bikers Ride To Fight Gun Violence

Dozens of Chicago area bikers hit the road to fight gun violence.

07/23/2013

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Cops Targeting ‘Rogue Rider’ Bikers On Local Highways

We’ve all been there: rolling down the expressway when a group of motorcycles speed past, darting between cars.

CBS 2–08/14/2012

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State Police Going After ‘Rogue’ Motorcycle Riders On Edens Expressway

Illinois State Police are teaming up with Skokie and Lincolnwood police to try to catch “rogue riders” – people who recklessly drive racing motorcycles on the Edens Expressway.

WBBM Newsradio–07/13/2012

"Motorcycles calm me."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Justin At Harpo

“I will always have this bike until it just dies or somebody destroys it.” – Justin and his Kawasaki Ninja Motorcycle.

06/25/2012

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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Motorcycle Crash On Kennedy

One person was killed overnight in a motorcycle accident on the Kennedy Expressway.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2012

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Motorcycles, Bicycles Can Run Red Lights Under New Law

Illinois motorcycles and bicycles will be allowed to run red lights starting in 2012, but only in certain instances.

12/30/2011

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DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Anton At The DuSable Museum

“She is beautiful, she is very comfortable and she treats you with the utmost respect.” – Anton and his Suzuki Boulevard

09/26/2011

About 1,000 bikers took part in the Ride to Remember on July 31, 2011, an annual motorcycle ride in honor of fallen Chicago police officers. (Credit: CBS)

1,000 Bikers Ride To Remember Chicago Police Officers

The rumbling could be heard near Soldier Field even before more than 1,000 motorcycles rounded the corner for the end of Sunday’s Ride to Remember commemorating police officers who died in the line of duty.

07/31/2011