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View from the 31st Street Harbor on Lake Michigan in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Search Picks Up Again After “Every Boater’s Nightmare”

Crews were out searching Lake Michigan again Tuesday morning for two boaters who have been missing since their boat caught fire and sunk in frigid water on Saturday night.

06/03/2014

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Kayaker Rescued After Boat Starts Sinking In Lake Michigan

A kayaker was saved after calling for help on a ship-to-shore radio Wednesday afternoon after his kayak started sinking on Lake Michigan.

07/18/2013

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Boater Rescues Man In Chicago River

A boater helped rescue a man in the Chicago River on Wednesday afternoon in the Loop.

08/15/2012

Andrew Pitts, his wife Nohemi Salazar-Pitts, and their two children. (Family Photo)

Family Of Man Saved From Chicago River: Rescue Was ‘Divine Intervention’

The family of a man who was pulled out of the Chicago River last week by a first-time kayaker and Chicago police divers said the rescue was an act of “divine intervention.”

CBS 2–06/19/2012

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2 Rescued From Sinking Boat Near Navy Pier

Two men were rescued from a boat that was sinking in Lake Michigan about a half mile from Navy Pier Sunday night.

05/13/2012

A Chicago Police diver helps two boaters get to a police boat after their own sail boat overturned off Montrose Harbor. (Credit: CBS)

Sailors Rescued From Lake Michigan — For Second Time In A Year

A dramatic rescue unfolded on Wednesday when two sailors were plucked from Lake Michigan after spending several minutes clinging for their lives on the side of their overturned sailboat. Officials said the men apparently had been drinking. At least one of the men was involved in a similar incident about a year ago.

04/18/2012

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Police, Fire Departments Make Show Of Unity As They Move In Together

Are they strange bedfellows or public safety partners? The Fire Department’s administrative offices have now moved into Police Headquarters, at 3510 S. Michigan Av., even as the investigation into a shoving match between members of the two departments continues.

CBS 2–11/22/2011

Police and fire officials respond to a Nov. 1, 2011 water-rescue call. (CBS)

Internal Investigation Of Scuffle Between Fire & Police Divers

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy confirmed Tuesday that an internal investigation is underway after a Marine Unit diver accused a Fire Department captain – and son of a former Fire Department commissioner – of knocking him to the ground earlier this month.

CBS 2–11/15/2011

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Cops: One Held, One Questioned After Separate Boating Incidents

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.

07/31/2011

Jackson Park Harbor

Boy Pulled From Jackson Park Harbor Dies

The boy was walking with his parents down a pier when he fell in the water Sunday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2011