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.
Body Found Floating In Chicago River Near Michigan AvenueA body was found floating in the Chicago River under the DuSable Bridge at Michigan Avenue Tuesday afternoon.
Man Saved By Passing Boat After Falling Into The Chicago RiverA man was rescued after falling into the Chicago River early Sunday morning.
Two Bodies Found In Chicago River, Nearly Two Miles ApartTwo bodies were found in the Chicago River about an hour apart Friday morning, about two miles away from each other.