Investigation Continues Over Chicago River Boating Accident Leaving 7-Year-Old DeadBeaches are closed, river use is up and so are water levels. It heightens risk on the water. Just after 6:30 Wednesday night, things got scary then deadly near Chinatown.
7-Year-Old Boy Dies, 5 Others Hospitalized, When Boat Flips Over On South Branch Of Chicago RiverNine people ended up in the water, and six of them were hospitalized, when a boat flipped over on the South Branch of the Chicago River early Wednesday evening.
Police Release Surveillance Video In Shooting That Killed Man, Wounded Woman On Chicago River DowntownNewly-released surveillance video showed people running and ducking for cover during a shooting along the Chicago River downtown last weekend.
Along With Chicago Riverwalk, Wendella Tour Boats Open For CruisesAs Chicago's Riverwalk reopens, so too does another longtime river tradition: the Wendella tour boats begin operating on Friday.
Retired Naval Aviator Rescues Man From Chicago RiverA woman who was walking her dog jumped into action going into the Chicago River to save a drowning man, and the dramatic moments were all caught on camera.
CFD Divers, Good Samaritans Rescue Man From Chicago RiverEmergency workers and Good Samaritans raced to the Chicago River downtown Thursday to save a man in the water.
Chicago Weather: Recent Storms Break May Record For RainfallFor the third year in a row, Chicago has seen more than 8 inches of rain in May, with a record 8.3 inches so far this month, following two major rainstorms in the past week.
Chicago Weather: City Nearing Record For May RainfallAccording to the National Weather Service, more rain fell in Chicago between Thursday and Sunday than during 1,759 of the 1,792 months of rainfall on record.
Friends Of The Chicago River Says Tree Removal At Legion Park Will Benefit EcosystemBut Friends of the Chicago River said the removal of trees in Legion Park is just the first step in a project that will actually improve the neighborhood.
Hundreds Of Trees Cut Down In Northwest Side's Legion Park, Many UnhappyYou’d think a twister went through Legion Park on the city’s Northwest Side – with hundreds of trees leveled.
Chicago Police To Beef Up Patrols For New Year's Eve CelebrationsAn additional 1,300 officers will be deployed across the city on New Year’s Eve, to help handle any trouble if it pops up.
Chicago's Tour Boats Head To Their Winter HomesIt's that time of year, Chicago's cruise vessels are leaving the Chicago River and heading to their winter homes.
Fire Burns For Hours Under Lake Shore Drive Bridge After Construction Workers Ignite Wood PilingsChicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said "dolphin" pilings -- wood bumpers to protect the bridge supports from boats -- caught fire on the north end of the bridge late Friday morning.
E-Scooters Found In Chicago River Weeks Before Pilot Program To Wrap UpThe City of Chicago is just weeks away from wrapping up the E-scooter pilot program. Since the launch there have been some bumps along the way with riders getting hurt and scooters and up in odd places, including, most recently, the Chicago River.
Politicians To Jump Into Chicago RiverDozens of people jumped into the Chicago River Saturday morning, to show just how clean it is.