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Albany Park »

Don't add to the water flooding the city's storm sewers: take shorter showers and flush less frequently.

Lincoln Square »

A historical map shows the river meandering through what is now Ravenswood Gardens.

Albany Park »

The Albany Park Storm Water Diversion Tunnel is still a year from being operational.

Lincoln Square »

Learn the history of this engineering feat Wednesday night at the Sulzer Library.

Albany Park »

The North Branch of the river is considered "flashy" because its watershed holds very little stormwater.

Albany Park »

The dam's removal is the latest effort to improve wildlife habitat along the Chicago River.

North Center »

"The time has come to make this happen," activists said of a proposed 27-mile riverfront trail.

Albany Park »

Details on construction of the Albany Park Stormwater Diversion Tunnel will be shared with residents.

Hyde Park »

The man found in Jackson Park appeared to be in his 20s, police said.

Irving Park »

Join Great Rivers Chicago for an open house on the future of the Chicago River, Thursday at Horner Park.

Albany Park »

The river's level rose more than two feet Monday afternoon, but maxed out under flood stage.

West Town »

The 37-year-old was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.

Downtown »

The new section includes a host of new options, including a tiki bar.

Downtown »

 The incident occurred in the first block of West Lower Wacker Drive, officials said.

River North »

A website tracks when sewage is dumped in the river. It will only increase with the fall rains.