Man Dies Trying To Rescue Nephew Who Fell Off Boat, Into LakeA man died while trying to rescue his 11-year-old nephew after he fell from a small motorboat into Lake Michigan near 63rd Street Beach.
Best Places For Bird Watching Near ChicagoIf you want to spend the afternoon watching for birds, then you're in luck. Grab your binoculars and check out these locations for birding in and around Chicago.
'Senior Games' Kick Off On South SideThe Chicago Park District's "Senior Games" began Tuesday morning on the South Side, but hot weather was not much of a factor, despite the 90-plus temperatures.
Shedd Staffers Lead Effort To Remove Invasive Species At Chicago BeachShedd Aquarium staffers traded water for sand as they tromped the low dune at 63rd street beach trying to get things back the way they once were, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Three Teens Arrested After Large Fight On Lakefront On South SideThree teens were arrested on Sunday, after police broke up a large fight along the lakefront in the Jackson Park neighborhood.
School Reform Group Pushing For More Charter SchoolsWhile much of the talk about Chicago schools revolves around a potential teachers strike, one education reform group kicked off the summer this weekend with a push for more charter schools.
City To End Most Swimming Bans At Beaches, Which Open FridayChicago beaches open for the summer on Friday, and the Park District says this year, you can expect to see fewer days when swimming is forbidden.

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