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Chicago Sailor Saves Wheelchair Bound Man Who Fell Into Lake Michigan

Brian Wiles was on board a friend’s power boat in Monroe Harbor on Saturday when he saw it happen.


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Air And Water Show Called Off Due To Fog

Thousands of people at Chicago’a lakefront went home disappointed as low cloud levels prevented airplane acts from performing at the Air and Water Show Sunday.


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Thousands Crowd Lakefront As Blue Angels Return To Chicago Air And Water Show

Thousands crowded Chicago’s lakefront as the U.S. Navy Blue Angels made their return to the Chicago Air and Water Show on Saturday.


Singer Robin Thicke at the Chicago Air and Water Show. (Felicia Middlebrooks)

Singer Robin Thicke Thanks Pilots At Air And Water Show

Pop singer Robin Thicke was among the thousands at North Avenue Beach to watch the aerobatics of the 2014 Air and Water Show.


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Amazing Video Of Blue Angels In Action

Last year, fans of Chicago’s Air and Water Show didn’t get to see the amazing skills of the U.S. military’s premier fighter jet pilots.


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Blue Angels Returning To Chicago Air Show

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights are returning to the annual Chicago Air and Water Show.



1.7 Million Pack Lakefront For Air And Water Show

Federal budget cuts left the show with a little less sizzle this year, as all military airshow flights like the Thunderbirds were cancelled. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley found most spectators didn’t seem to notice.


WBBM's Terry Keshner takes a ride with the Lima Lima Flight Team practicing for the Chicago Air & Water Show.

Planes Out Practicing For This Weekend’s Air & Water Show

The air and water show is this weekend with practice was taking place at the Gary Jet Center today, reports WBBM’S Terry Keshner.


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New Acts Highlight Action At Chicago Air & Water Show

Six new acts have been added to this year’s Chicago Air & Water Show – as organizers work to beef up a line-up depleted by budget issues in Washington.


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Best 5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In Chicago

The clock is ticking down: Summer is almost over and nobody’s ready. Sure you may have completed your technical preparations. Maybe you have done all of your school supply shopping, picked out the perfect outfit for the first day of school and even finished that daunting list of summer readings. Before the kids return to school, bid that summer vacation the proper farewell, soaking up the last relaxing, sun-soaked days together.


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Chicago Air & Water Show

The Chicago Air and Water Show is one of the most popular summer events in the city. Folks come from all over to enjoy the sun and spectacle above the Chicago beaches on this city’s one-of-a-kind lakefront.



Cure For Boredom: August’s Events

What does August have in store for us? Read about the best events happening in Chicago right here!