Crews Clean Up Mess Left Behind Weekend Winter StormA rainy, windy and wavy mess this weekend meant a rocky return to normalcy along South Shore Drive. On Monday, crews shoveled up stones that were swept up over a wall.
Winter Storm Flooding Shuts Down Lakefront Roadways, Draws Adventurous People To Experience NatureStrong winds and damaging waves caused problems all along the lakefront Saturday, but also drew some adventurous souls who couldn’t resist getting up close and personal with nature.
High Waves Disrupt Travel On Lake Shore, South Shore DrivesSouth Shore Drive from 67th to 71st is closed to due flooding, according to Chicago OEMC.
Chicago Weather: Winter Storm Wreaks HavocA winter storm is in effect, bringing rain, snow, ice and high winds.
Traffic Stops For Super-Sized Waves Hitting South Shore DriveThe flooding is not going away because of the waves that just keep pummeling the walls. Steady waves turned sidewalks into streams.
5 Injured, Including 2 Children, In South Shore AccidentFive people – including two children – were injured Monday afternoon in a multi-vehicle accident in South Shore.
Man Wounded In South Shore ShootingAbout 11:35 p.m., the 32-year-old was standing outside in the 7100 block of South South Shore Drive when someone in a passing white sedan shot him in the arm, police said.
Nine Shot In Chicago Since Tuesday AfternoonThe most recent shooting happened early Wednesday in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side. About 1:20 a.m., a 26-year-old man was driving southbound in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue when a gunman opened fire from the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.
Man Shot In South ChicagoAbout 5:45 p.m., the 22-year-old was standing outside near the intersection of 83rd Street and South Shore Drive when a vehicle pulled up and someone got out and opened fire, police said.
15 Shot Across Chicago Since Thursday AfternoonMost recently, a 25-year-old man walked into Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center after he was shot in the hand in the 7800 block of South South Shore Drive, police said.
Police: Drugs Played A Role In Fatal South Side CrashCharges are pending against the driver whose passenger was killed in a crash Monday afternoon on the South Side, an accident police say was drug-related.
Two Dead In High-Rise Fire On South SideTwo people were killed, and one other resident and one firefighter were injured in a high-rise fire on the South Side on Tuesday.
Police Shoot Suspect In South Chicago NeighborhoodPolice shot a man just after midnight Monday in the South Chicago neighborhood.
1 Dead, 12 Wounded In Overnight ShootingsOne teenage boy was killed and 12 others were injured in Chicago just between 9 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday.
Officer Wounded When Gun Goes Off After ChaseA Chicago Police officer was hospitalized Monday morning, after a police chase ended on the south lakefront with the officer’s own gun discharging.