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1-Year-Old Tinley Park Boy Dies In Accidental Drowning

A 1-year-old boy drowned Friday afternoon in southwest suburban Tinley Park, an autopsy Saturday revealed.

08/31/2014

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Police Find Sunken Motorboat At Center Of Fatal Excursion

The Chicago Police Marine Unit, after scanning the depths of Lake Michigan daily for two months, has found the 33-foot motorboat that sank off the coast of Chicago in late May, killing three of four occupants.

08/29/2014

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New Revelations In Fatal Naperville Crash

A Geneva man accused of being drunk when his car plunged into a west suburban Naperville pond initially pointed the finger at his two friends who drowned as a result of the crash, according to prosecutors.

08/29/2014

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Man Dies After Jumping In Chicago River

Roy Word, 51, was pulled from the river in the 200 block of North LaSalle after authorities were notified he had jumped in about 7:45 a.m.

08/25/2014

Karen Wessel, 47, of Arlington Heights died after trying to save a drowning child. (Photo provided)

Co-Workers: Woman Who Drowned Rescuing Boy ‘Saved Us Every Day’

A woman from Arlington Heights was being remembered as a hero Friday, after drowning while saving the life of a 9-year-old boy in northern Wisconsin.

07/25/2014

Karen Wessel, 47, of Arlington Heights died after trying to save a drowning child. (Photo provided)

Suburban Mom Dies Rescuing Child From Drowning

Karen Wessel, 47, of Arlington Heights is being hailed as a hero for helping save a child in distress at a Wisconsin lake.

07/24/2014

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Teen Drowns While Swimming With Friends In Lake County

The drowning of a teenager in Lake County has authorities stressing safety ahead of one of the hottest days of the year.

07/22/2014

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Elderly Man Found Dead In Lake Villa Pool

A 77-year-old man was found dead in his pool Sunday evening in north suburban Lake Villa. Lake Villa Police Lt. Dennis Geraty said the man likely drowned.

06/30/2014

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Teen Dies After Falling In Lake

The teen fell into the water near the 4000 block of Recreation Drive about 6:10 p.m. He was pulled from the lake and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 7:06 p.m.

06/30/2014

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Teen Dies After Diving Off Lake Michigan Pier In Whiting

Jose Alcazar, 18, and two friends dove into the lake off a fishing pier near Whihala Beach around 8 p.m., and Alcazar almost immediately began to struggle in the water.

06/17/2014

Eight-year-old Terrion Smith (left) and his brother, Donel (right). (Family provided photo)

Two Brothers Drown In Northwest Indiana Pond

Two brothers drowned in a pond in Hobart, Indiana, Saturday night. One of the boys was nine and the other was just eight years old.

06/15/2014

Rescue boats search for a 49-year-old man who went missing while swimming in Pistakee Lake on Sunday. The man was pronounced dead after he was pulled from the water. (Credit: CBS)

Man Dies In Apparent Drowning On Pistakee Lake

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.

06/09/2014

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Round Lake Girl, 9, Drowns In Fox Lake

A 9-year-old girl from Round Lake drowned Tuesday evening while swimming in Fox Lake, in north suburban Ingleside.

08/27/2013

Teen Drowns In McKinley Park Pool

A Brighton Park neighborhood teenager drowned in a McKinley Park pool Friday afternoon on the South Side.

08/09/2013

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6-Year-Old Boy Dies In Apparent Drowning In Naperville

A 6-year-old boy appears to have drowned in a pond near an apartment complex in Naperville.

08/03/2013

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Child, 4, Pulled From Montrose Harbor

The child, a possible drowning victim, was pulled from the water by civilians a few minutes after 7 p.m.

07/19/2013

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12-Year-Old Drowns In Canoe Accident In Harvard, Ill. Pond

A 12-year-old northwest suburban boy died Monday night after the canoe he was in with two friends capsized in a Harvard retention pond.

07/08/2013

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3-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Homer Glen Pool

A 3-year-old boy drowned in a backyard pool southwest suburban Homer Glen in Sunday morning, the Herald News reports.

07/07/2013

A Man Walks Along The Lake Michigan Shore. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Man Dies After Being Pulled From Belmont Harbor; 2nd Body Found At Montrose Harbor

It’s been a macabre couple days in the waters of Lake Michigan.

06/07/2013

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Man Dies After Being Pulled From Belmont Harbor

The man, believed to be in his 30s, was initially hospitalized in “very critical” condition after he was pulled from the water about 5:30 p.m., authorities said.

06/06/2013

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