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.



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.


Teen Drowns In McKinley Park Pool

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


Frank Buschauer (Credit: South Barrington Police)

Man Charged With Drowning Wife 13 Years Ago In South Barrington

Frank Buschauer, 65, of Pell Lake Wis., was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in connection with the death of his wife Cynthia Hrisco, who was 47 when she drowned in her South Barrington home on Feb. 28, 2000.


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Freshman Drowns In Pool Accident At Moody Bible Institute

A Moody Bible Institute freshman from Michigan drowned late last month in an accident in a swimming pool on the college’s River North campus, authorities and school officials said.



Man Dies After Falling Through Ice On Wolf Lake

A 50-year old Whiting, Indiana man has drowned after falling through ice.


Anthony Hensley and his wife, Amy. (Credit: Facebook)

Only Swan To Blame For Man’s Drowning, Investigation Finds

A federal safety agency has concluded that no one but a swan was to blame for the death of a Villa Park man last spring.


Kathleen Savio (Family Photo)

Doctor Who Ruled Savio’s Death A Homicide Speaks Out About Peterson Trial

The pathologist who ruled Kathleen Savio was the victim of a homicide after authorities reopened their investigation into her death said being skeptical was the key to determining it was no simple accident.

CBS 2–09/25/2012

The Glenview Park District pool where a young boy drowned Friday. (CBS)

Glenview Police Close Case Of 5-Year-Old Boy Who Drowned

Glenview police have completed a two-month investigation into the June 15 drowning death of a 4-year-old boy in a park district pool.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

A woman died after she was pulled from the Chicago River along the 3000 block of West Foster Avenue on Sept. 2, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Dies After Being Pulled From Chicago River

A 42-year-old woman died after being pulled from the Chicago River on the North Side Sunday afternoon.


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Chicago Surgeon Sacrifices Life To Save 2 Children In Lake Michigan

Dr. Donald Liu, a Chicago surgeon who devoted his life to saving the lives of children, died Sunday as he tried to rescue two young boys in Lake Michigan.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

Martin Dorsey wanted to become an actor and moved out to Las Vegas for college in hopes of scoring a couple of gigs after he graduated. (Photo courtesy: Chicago Sun-Times)

Aspiring Actor From Chicago Drowns In Nevada

Martin Dorsey wanted to become an actor and moved out to Las Vegas for college in hopes of scoring a couple of gigs after he graduated.


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Lake Forest Drowning Victim Identified

A woman whose body was recovered from Lake Michigan on Sunday has been identified, the Lake County coroner said Tuesday.


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DCFS Probes Death Of Joliet Boy Who Drowned In Family’s Pool

The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy who drowned Friday night at his family’s backyard pool in Joliet.