Navy Pier Flyover Completed After Years Of Construction Delays -- Many Ask Why It Took So Long“This is a wonderful solution a long time in the making,” downtown Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) said as city officials cut the ribbon on the completed project on Monday.
Volunteers Celebrate Chicago River Day By Helping Clean Up RiverfrontCleanup efforts like these benefit the people who enjoy the Chicago River for fun, but also the plants and animals that rely on the river to thrive.
Chicago River Bridges Have Not Been Raised, Contrary To Some Reports On TwitterThe City of Chicago has not raised downtown bridges out of worries about civil unrest stemming from the release of the Adam Toledo police shooting video.
Lake Shore Drive Bridge To Close For Maintenance For 7 Hours Beginning At 10 p.m. ThursdayThe Lake Shore Drive Bridge over the Chicago River will be closed for seven hours beginning Thursday night for maintenance.
Chicago River Dyed Green In Scaled-Back St. Patrick's Day CelebrationsThe City of Chicago unexpectedly dyed the Chicago River green Saturday morning as part of its long-standing tradition to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
Wendella Boat Season Opens FridayThe Wendella boat season opens today!
Body Recovered From Chicago River Under Montrose Avenue BridgeA body was recovered from the Chicago River under the Montrose Avenue Bridge Monday morning.
Woman Found Stabbed To Death In Chicago River's North Branch Identified As Yesenia VargasA woman found stabbed to death in the North Branch of the Chicago River over the weekend has been identified as Yesenia Vargas.
Woman Found Stabbed To Death In North Branch Of The Chicago RiverChicago police are looking into the gruesome discovery of a woman's body in the north branch of the Chicago River.
Man, Dog Rescued From Chicago River In ChinatownThe man's dog fell into the water in Ping Tom Memorial Park, and he jumped in right behind.
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.