Kids were catching gobies along a dock at Burnham Harbor, as they cast lines with Sox players Zach Duke, Adam Eaton, Adam LaRoche, and Tyler Saladino.
A practical travel guide for the best lodging, dining, transportation and attractions in Chicago, especially for travelers who have just 48 hours to visit America’s third largest city.
A 24-year-old man who had been reported missing after he was last seen swimming in Lake Michigan late Sunday has been found safe at home.
A search continues this morning for the body of a 20-year-old Carol Stream woman who struggled while swimming in Lake Michigan Friday night off Porter Beach near Chesterton, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
A boater was plucked from Lake Michigan by rescue crews on Friday.
A nighttime group swim turned deadly after one person drowned early Wednesday.
(CBS) — Divers pulled a 17-year-old boy from the waters around 31st Street Beach Friday evening, but he was pronounced dead after being rushed to a hospital, the Chicago Fire Department said. Chicago Fire Department divers were […]
A pedestrian spotted the body in the water around 6:35 a.m. near 800 North Lake Shore Drive, between Ohio Street Beach and Oak Street Beach, according to police.
Chicago might finally be getting ideal beach weather, but forecasters were warning people to stay out of Lake Michigan from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning, due to high waves expected along the lakefront.
As if the unusually cool weather weren’t reason enough to avoid Lake Michigan on Tuesday, swimming was banned at several lakefront beaches, due to dangerous rip currents. Swimmers were being warned of high bacteria levels at a handful of other beaches.
Chicago’s Lake Michigan beach visitors are being told to stay out of the water.
Boaters are going to see more police and Coast Guard patrols on the lake this weekend, during a crackdown on drunk boating, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
A motorcycle trip around Chicagoland is a great way to explore the “Land of Lincoln” and enjoy all that Illinois has to offer.
The male corpse was pulled from the water about two blocks north of Oak Street about 5:40 p.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.
This past weekend marked the unofficial start of summer and the outdoor swimming season, and it was also marked by drownings and water rescues. Benjamin said part of the problem is that too many people think they’re better swimmers than they are.
Heading for a lake house getaway near Chicago is a great way to recharge the batteries and bond with the family, the best lake houses are just a short drive from Chicago.
Cool conditions will continue in Chicago on Wednesday, with temperatures likely not reaching past 60, though areas further from the lake will see temperatures 5 to 10 degrees warmer.
Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.
Ever wonder what’s under the surface of Lake Michigan? Recent ice thaws have left the lake crystal clear, revealing some of the many shipwrecks it’s seen through the years.
Remember last week’s endless chill? Well it made conditions just right for April Chernoby and a few fellow skaters from the West Michigan Speedskating Club on the world’s largest ice skating rink: Lake Michigan.