Diversey Harbor

Boat Picture

Man Discovers Somebody Living On His Boat In Diversey Harbor

A man who keeps a 42-foot boat at Diversey Harbor says he was shocked after he drove in from Michigan early this morning – and found that somebody had been staying on his boat and had trashed it.


Rescue crews pulled a person from the water at Diversey Harbor on the North Side late Wednesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Male Rescued From Diversey Harbor

About 11 p.m., Chicago Fire Department crews pulled the 37-year-old man from the harbor, according to police. Responding rescue crews were able to gain access to the docks and pull the person from the water, Chicago Fire Department Chief Ron Dornecker told reporters at the scene.


Ice fishermen had already set up a shanty on the ice at Diversey Harbor on Jan. 9, 2015, even though at least one other fisherman said the ice was not thick enough to venture far onto the frozen surface of Lake Michigan. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Fishermen Already Testing Ice On Lake Michigan

Ice fishermen have returned to some Chicago harbors, even though it might be a little early to be standing on the not-so-thick ice.


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Man Rescued From Diversey Harbor

Crews responded to a man in the water at Diversey Harbor around 5 a.m., and pulled him out of the lake within a few minutes.



Three Kayakers Rescued From Lake Michigan

Emergency crews rescued three kayakers from Lake Michigan early Saturday near Diversey Harbor on the North Side.


Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Nine Rescued From Sinking Boat On Lake Michigan

The Chicago Police marine unit rescued nine passengers from a 31-foot powerboat that was taking on water last night a half mile off Diversey Harbor on Lake Michigan.


Firefighter Rescue Reunion

Firefighter Reunited With Man He Rescued From Lake

A Chicago firefighter and the man whose life he saved while fishing in Lake Michigan were reunited Tuesday morning at his Near North Side firehouse.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

Chuck Wahtola and his wife, Julie, in the emergency room at Saint Joseph Hospital, after an off-duty firefighter rescued chuck from the frigid water of Diversey Harbor. (Credit: CBS)

Off-Duty Firefighter Rescues Fisherman Who Fell In Lake

An off-duty Chicago firefighter pulled a fisherman out of Lake Michigan at Diversey Harbor on Wednesday, after the fisherman fell in the icy water.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Diversey Harbor Stabbing

2 Men Stabbed Near Diversey Harbor

Two men were hospitalized after being stabbed overnight in the park of Lincoln Park near Diversey Harbor.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

Diversey Harbor Fatal

Man Dies After Being Rescued From Diversey Harbor

A man was rescued from Diversey Harbor overnight, but ultimately didn’t make it.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

Cold Thermometer

Man Who Drowned In Lake Michigan Is County’s 9th Cold Death

A Chicago man swept into Lake Michigan near Diversey Harbor during the heart of the blizzard died from drowning — but also suffered a heart attack and cold exposure, a Thursday autopsy found.


Lake Michigan shoreline in winter

Body Pulled From Lake Michigan

A man’s body was pulled out of the icy waters of Lake Michigan Tuesday night.