Oak Street Beach
By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) —A Chicagoland mom on the receiving end of a racist rant at a beach is now being penalized by tech giant Facebook. Earlier this week Raquel Bolton’s two children, 4 and 8, were […]
A Plainfield mom says she found herself having a talk with her kids about racism after an ugly incident this week in Chicago.
A nighttime group swim turned deadly after one person drowned early Wednesday.
A pedestrian spotted the body in the water around 6:35 a.m. near 800 North Lake Shore Drive, between Ohio Street Beach and Oak Street Beach, according to police.
For the first time in memory, the underpass leading to Oak Street Beach is plastered with billboards and not everybody is pleased to see them as part of the lakefront panorama.
The male corpse was pulled from the water about two blocks north of Oak Street about 5:40 p.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.
Another sure sign that spring is here to stay: It was spring cleaning day Saturday at Chicago’s Oak Street Beach.
Near North District Officer Wadell Hardy, a 22-year veteran of the CPD, was the first to arrive, and found the victim struggling in the icy water. He admitted he was afraid the ice beneath him would give way, but he knew he couldn’t let the man drown.
A man is in serious-to-critical condition after being pulled from Lake Michigan on Sunday afternoon near Oak Street beach.
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A North Side man arrested last month for illegally surfing off Oak Street Beach will have the charges against him dropped if he completes 20 hours of community service.
A Near North Side man arrested last month for illegally surfing off Oak Street Beach will appear in court in a couple of days.