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.


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.


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.


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

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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.


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.


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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.


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

A stretch of the Illinois River running through Starved Rock State Park. (Credit: Illinois Department Of Natural Resources)

Indiana Man Falls In River, Drowns At Starved Rock

An Indiana man drowned Sunday afternoon after falling off a rock in Starved Rock State Park and falling into the Illinois River.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2011

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Man Dies After Being Rescued From Water Off Navy Pier

A man died after being rescued from the waters of Lake Michigan off Navy Pier Thursday evening.


Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Man Pulled From Lake Michigan Dies

A man died Sunday morning after being pulled from Lake Michigan on the South Side.


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Coroner: Alcohol, Drugs Contributed To Sybaris Pool Suite Death

The Will County coroner has released the results of toxicology tests in the July 29 death of an Oswego woman at the Sybaris pool suite in south suburban Frankfort.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Chicago Man Dies In Apparent Drowning At Gary Beach

A Chicago man died Saturday afternoon in an apparent drowning off Wells Street Beach in Gary, Ind., after rescuers were unable to revive him.


The body of Daniella Rose Vaca was recovered Thursday in a southwestern Michigan lake. (CBS)

South Elgin Girl’s Body Recovered From Michigan Lake

Daniella Rose Vaca had been riding in a tube with two other children when a boat ran into it.


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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