Congress Parkway Could Be Renamed For Civil Rights LeaderA group of aldermen are proposing to change Congress Parkway's name to Ida B. Wells, a civil rights activist with ties to Chicago.
Aldermen Propose To Rename Balbo DriveTwo aldermen are proposing a name change for the street. If they get their way, the street will be renamed for Ida B Wells.
Mayor Emanuel Considers Renaming Balbo DriveMayor Emanuel said he would consider Chicago renaming Balbo Drive, because it honors a Fascist.
Man Dies After Driving Into Lake MichiganWitnesses saw him driving east on Balbo Drive at Lake Shore Drive, but instead of making a left turn, he kept going, onto the sidewalk, down a pedestrian path, and into the lake.
City Sets July 5 Record At 103°; Heat Blamed For 2 DeathsChicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.
5 Hurt In Crash On Lake Shore DriveFive people were hospitalized early Monday after a crash that reportedly involved an ambulance on Lake Shore Drive downtown.
Lake Shore Drive To Be Closed From Grand Avenue To McCormick Place SundayAn additional mile of Lake Shore Drive north all the way to Navy Pier will be closed beginning Sunday afternoon.
Road Closures In Effect For NATO SummitPatience is the buzzword this Saturday morning as motorists hit the roadways.
3 Hurt, Including Baby, When SUV Flips Over On Lake Shore DriveSouthbound Lake Shore Drive was shut down Wednesday morning, after a sport-utility vehicle flipped over and left three people injured – including a baby.
Debate Rages Over Whether To Rename Balbo DriveA call to rename Balbo Drive downtown is being met with a new petition, asking city officials to leave the street name alone.