Fox River

The Fox River in Geneva, Ill. (CBS)

Man Dies After Trying To Rescue Boy From Fox River In Geneva

A Naperville man has died after jumping into Fox River in Geneva Friday morning to save his girlfriend’s son, who was pulled into the current under the dam.


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One Dead After Boating Accident In Fox River

A boating accident in the Fox River near northwest suburban Algonquin has left one person dead early Sunday in McHenry County, according to fire department authorities.


Canoe Paddle

Former State Senator Still Racing Canoe At 91

This weekend marks the 50th year for the annual Mid-American Canoe and Kayak Race on the Fox River, and one former state senator isn’t letting age stop him from continuing to compete.

WBBM Newsradio–06/02/2011

Joel “Jay” Arnier (Credit: CBS)

Off-Duty Paramedic Saves Baby Who Fell Into Fox River

An off-duty paramedic saves a child after deciding to stay along river a while longer to fish.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Des Plaines River Flooding

Officials Hope To Dodge Flooding In Lake County

Flood warnings are up in Lake County but the county’s emergency management agency says it’s not cause for concern for those along the Fox and Des Plaines rivers at this point.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Fox River, Elgin

Cold Has Moved On, But Wet Week Lies Ahead

The cold weather that plagued last week is behind us at last, but a wet and rainy week lies ahead.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2011

Bicycle Sign (Photo credit: PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Man’s Body Found In Forest Preserve

A man’s body has been found along a suburban bike path.

WBBM Newsradio–04/06/2011

Snowmobile (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Charged With DUI After Snowmobile Sinks

A man, who police said was drunk while driving his snowmobile, was rescued after his snowmobile sank through the icy waters of the Fox River.


File Photo (Nick Laham/ Getty Images)

Bald Eagles Spotted In Batavia

BATAVIA, Ill. (STMW) – A group of bald eagles have been sighted in west suburban Batavia, perching near the Fox River. Ron Dickenson of Batavia said he has seen as many as six of the […]


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NW Suburb Gets Grant For Riverfront Face-Lift

A northwest suburban Chicago community will receive $8 million in state money to help revitalize its urban riverfront.