Hundreds Brave Lake Michigan's Cold Water For Chicago Polar PlungeNearly 400 very cold Chicagoans participated in the Polar Plunge at Oak Street Beach Saturday morning.
Dangerous Waves Claim 2 Lives On Chicago's LakefrontA man died after being pulled from the water near Oak Street Beach; making him the second victim to die in rough waters in the past 24-hours.
Police: Man Found Dead In Lake Michigan Near Oak Street BeachA man was found dead in Lake Michigan Saturday morning near Oak Street Beach on the Near North Side, police said.
Two Charged After Tourist Stabbed At Oak Street BeachTwo tourists who were robbed at Oak Street Beach over the weekend were speaking out about their experience, after fighting back and helping police catch one of the muggers.
Police Searching For Suspects After Robbery, Stabbing Near Oak Street BeachChicago police are looking for two men in connection with a stabbing and robbery near Oak Street Beach Saturday night, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Best Free Labor Day Events In ChicagoIt may be the last hurrah of summer, but that's no reason why you can't enjoy Labor Day weekend just as thoroughly as the rest of the summer -- and for free!
Man Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Near Oak Street BeachOne of two men who were pulled from the water at Oak Street Beach Sunday afternoon has died.
Facebook Censors Victim of Racial Rant After She Posts Video
White Woman Splashed At Chicago Beach Gets Racial, Video Posted OnlineA Plainfield mom says she found herself having a talk with her kids about racism after an ugly incident this week in Chicago.
Man Drowns During Night Swim At Oak Street BeachA nighttime group swim turned deadly after one person drowned early Wednesday.
Body Recovered From Lake Michigan On Gold CoastA pedestrian spotted the body in the water around 6:35 a.m. near 800 North Lake Shore Drive, between Ohio Street Beach and Oak Street Beach, according to police.
Some Beach-Goers Irked By Ads Plastered On Underpass Leading To Oak Street BeachFor the first time in memory, the underpass leading to Oak Street Beach is plastered with billboards and not everybody is pleased to see them as part of the lakefront panorama.
Body Pulled From Lake Near Oak Street BeachThe male corpse was pulled from the water about two blocks north of Oak Street about 5:40 p.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.
Dozens Of Volunteers Pick Up Trash At Oak Street BeachAnother sure sign that spring is here to stay: It was spring cleaning day Saturday at Chicago's Oak Street Beach.
Police Officer Rescues Man From Lake Michigan At Oak StreetNear North District Officer Wadell Hardy, a 22-year veteran of the CPD, was the first to arrive, and found the victim struggling in the icy water. He admitted he was afraid the ice beneath him would give way, but he knew he couldn’t let the man drown.