Cars Ticketed, Towed As Beaches Reach Max CapacityNorth Avenue Beach was packed Wednesday as beach-goers flocked to the lake to escape the heat and humidity.
Social Media Reunites Man With Stranger Who Saved Him From DrowningMax Canfield saved D’Marie O’Connor’s life in the icy waters of Lake Michigan on Memorial Day, and they re-connected with the help of Twitter.
Avoiding Air Show Crowds, Aviation Fans Take In Friday RehearsalsDozens of spectators hit the sand at North Avenue Beach to watch the U.S. Army Golden Knights and other acts practice their routines Friday.
Good Samaritan Stopped North Avenue Beach Stabber: ProsecutorsProsecutors say a good Samaritan with a broken bottle and gaggle of bystanders stopped a man from escaping after stabbing another man on a crowded section of North Avenue Beach earlier this week.
Man Charged With Stabbing At North Avenue BeachPablo Sosa, 35, faces felony charges of attempted murder and aggravated battery, according to Chicago Police.
2 Stabbed At North Avenue Beach During Fight: PoliceThe incident occurred around 7 p.m. in the 1600 block of North Shore Drive, Chicago Police said.
Injuries, Disturbances Reported At Chicago BeachesMost of the injuries involve cuts from broken glass and alcohol consumption.
Thousands Make A Splash At Chicago Special Olympics's Polar PlungeThousands of people, and a few celebrities, gathered Sunday to plunge into Lake Michigan or simply observe the Special Olympics Chicago's 17th annual Polar Plunge.
Police To Step Up Lakefront Patrols After Brawls At North Avenue BeachWith summer heating up, Chicago police said they will add extra patrols to all city beaches and parks, in the wake of another bloody brawl at North Avenue Beach.
Best Bodies Of Water To Visit Near ChicagoUnless you're talking theater or food, it's hard not to mention Chicago as a destination without also mentioning Lake Michigan. It's where many visitors and Chicagoans go to cool off, run on park trails and relax on a bench or blanket when needing to escape urban bustle.
Judge Tosses Woman’s 'Go Topless'LawsuitU.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman tossed the lawsuit Tuesday at the request of city lawyers, shooting down Sonoko Tagami’s claim that police infringed on her rights to free expression and equal protection.
Best Upcoming Exhibits For Kids Around ChicagoLearning about animals, captaining a boat, sing a longs, nature hikes, and aerial magic can offer children a summer of discovery and memories they will never forget.