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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.

09/02/2012

Dr. Donald Liu

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.

07/22/2012

Dr. Victoria Kut

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.

07/17/2012

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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.

07/08/2012

Fox River, Elgin

Aurora Man Drowns In Fox River

A 52-year-old Aurora man drowned Friday evening after he jumped into the Fox River to cool off from the heat.

07/07/2012

Authorities search a lake in Antioch for a 62-year-old man who was feared drowned Thursday. (CBS)

Drowning Victim’s Body Recovered In Antioch

Divers from Lake and McHenry counties discovered the body at 10:42 a.m. Monday using sonar equipment in 30 feet of water.

07/02/2012

Authorities search a lake in Antioch for a 62-year-old man who was feared drowned Thursday. (CBS)

Search Resumes For Man, 62, In Antioch Lake

The search has resumed for a 62-year-old man who jumped off a boat for a swim in a lake in Antioch and couldn’t get back onboard, although the man is now presumed dead.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2012

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

Report: Family Furious About Lack Of Answers In Boy’s Drowning

A little boy drowned during a visit to a public pool in Glenview last Friday, and his family has since been trying to learn exactly what happened — reportedly with little success.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

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

Boy, 4, Dies After Being Pulled From Glenview Pool

The young victim was found unresponsive in the Glenview Park District’s Roosevelt Pool on Friday afternoon.

06/15/2012

A Chicago Park District lifeguard keeps an eye on swimmers at North Avenue Beach. (Credit: CBS)

Lake Swimmers Extra Cautious After Drowning At North Av. Beach

Swimmers at North Avenue Beach were taking extra precautions on Wednesday, a day after a 14-year-old boy drowned while swimming there.

CBS 2–06/13/2012

Jorge Sosa

Teen Dies After Being Pulled From Lake At North Av. Beach

Family and friends are mourning after an 8th grade graduation celebration turned tragic at North Avenue Beach, when a 14-year-old boy drowned while swimming with friends.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

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9-Year-Old Boy Drowns In West Suburban Lake

A 9-year-old boy died Sunday after rescue divers pulled him from a west suburban Montgomery lake after spending about 30 minutes looking for the child, officials said.

05/28/2012

Jordan Oliver

Father Of Girl Who Drowned In Bolingbrook Pond: ‘Not Blaming Anybody’

Eleven-year-old Jordan Oliver was playing with friends Tuesday, when she jumped in the water of a pond near school – not once, but twice – and then she never came back up.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Jordan Oliver

Girl, 11, Dies After Being Pulled From Bolingbrook Pond

An 11-year-old girl has died after divers pulled her out of a pond near a school in Bolingbrook on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

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

Father Of Two Drowns In Pond Near Des Plaines

A man who neighbors say was devoted to caring for the swans of a Des Plaines area apartment complex might have paid for that devotion with his life. A Villa Park man drowned in a pond in what witnesses said was a freak accident.

04/15/2012

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2 Chicago Area College Students Drown After Crash Near Carbondale

Two women, ages 20 and 21, both from the Chicago area, drowned early Sunday when the car they were in went into a lake near the southern Illinois town of Carbondale.

04/08/2012

Jacob Waxberg

Family Sues Summer Camp After Boy, 15, Drowns

The family of a teenage boy from Buffalo Grove is suing, after the boy died during a swimming session at a summer camp in southwest Michigan.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

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