Man Charged With Vandalizing Police Cars On Lower Wacker DrivePatrick Vaughan, 24, has been charged with one count each of felony criminal damage to government property and felony possession of a controlled substance.
5 Injured When Woman Disobeys Turn Signal, Crashes Into 4 MotorcyclesPolice said a 58-year-old woman was driving on the 0-100 block of West Lower Wacker Drive around 11:45 p.m., when she disobeyed a traffic signal allowing drivers to turn only on a green arrow.
2 Investigators: Lower Wacker's 'Drifting' And Street-Racing ProblemWho will curb the speed demons and joy-riders? CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports on efforts to crack down.
Minnesota Couple Accused Of Making Up Robbery Story Released By JudgeThe couple first told investigators three people approached and robbed them on Lower Wacker Dr.
Pair Visiting Chicago Robbed At Knifepoint On Lower Wacker DriveTwo people visiting Chicago were robbed at knifepoint early Thursday in the Loop.
7 Injured In Crash With Street Sweeping Truck On Lower Wacker DriveAbout 2:25 a.m., a Streets and Sanitation mechanical street sweeper was in service in the right lane in the 0-100 block of East Lower Wacker Drive when it was rear-ended by a Chrysler Pacifica, according to Chicago Police. The Pacifica then ricocheted into a Honda Accord, police said.
Police Investigate Shots Fired Near RiverwalkAround 3:30 a.m., police received a call of shots fired on Lower Wacker Drive near Wabash Avenue.
Speed Bumps Being Installed On Lower Wacker To Deter Drag RacersDays after a man crashed his car and died during a drag race on Lower Wacker Drive, changes are being made to try to make it impossible.
Prosecutors: Man Charged In Fatal Crash Was Drag Racing With FriendThe crash happened between a BMW and a Jeep heading west on Lower Wacker Drive near Garvey Court about 4:20 a.m., police said. The BMW struck the Jeep, then a concrete barrier.
Chicago Police Officer Among Two Hurt In Lower Wacker CrashAbout 9 p.m., a police squad car with its lights and sirens on was responding to a call in the 0-100 block of North Wacker when it was struck by a southbound Lincoln LS, police said.
4 Children, 1 Adult Hurt In Lower Wacker Drive CrashThe crash was reported about 8:40 p.m. in the 100 block of South Lower Wacker Drive. All five were listed in serious-to-critical condition, according to fire media. One person needed to be extricated from a vehicle.
Wacker Drive Reopens To Traffic After several years of re-construction, the north-south section of upper Wacker Drive opened to traffic in downtown Chicago this morning. Lower Wacker will re-open to traffic early this afternoon.