High winds and choppy water proved deadly for a Stone Park man on Sunday. The 49-year-old man was pulled out of Pistakee Lake in McHenry County, after he was unable to make it back to his boat when he went for a swim with his friends.
The boat was in the lake off of 31st Street, and had sunk as of 5 p.m., fire officials said.
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The 36-foot boat washed onto land shortly before 4 p.m. near the mouth of the Calumet River on the lake.
A man was arrested after firefighters discovered him on boat that was set on fire Friday.
Emergency crews rescued a group of boaters after their vessel caught fire in Lake Michigan early Sunday.
A suburban couple is asking for help finding their Pomeranian, after he apparently fell off their boat on the Chicago River on Sunday.
With high winds moving into the Chicago area Thursday evening, Lake County Sheriff’s police have reported two boats capsizing on two different lakes.
Daniella Rose Vaca had been riding in a tube with two other children when a boat ran into it.
A Batavia woman who prompted a frantic search when it was believed she fell into the water and went missing was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct because she was “hiding’’ while multiple fire and police emergency crews were looking for her Saturday night on the North Side, police said.
Fire department personnel rescued a woman who fell out of a boat Saturday near Belmont Harbor — the third rescue of the day.
Divers have found the bodies of two sailors whose boat capsized in Lake Michigan last night during the 103rd annual Chicago to Mackinac Race.
You’ve heard of road rage, but what about lake rage? It apparently happened last weekend in Northwest Indiana.