Kayaker Rescued From Lake Michigan Near WilmetteThe man, believed to be in his 40s, was wearing a wetsuit, and told rescuers he had been kayaking a mile offshore when his kayak flipped over, dumping him into the 46 degree water.
Man Pulled From Lake Michigan Near Rainbow BeachJust after 6 a.m., police and fire crews responded to the water treatment plant near Rainbow Beach, at 79th Street and the lakefront for a person in the water.
Woman Falls Into Harbor, Uses Belt To Hang Onto Dock Until Help ArrivesA woman who fell into the icy waters of Belmont Harbor on Sunday morning used her belt to strap herself to a dock before she was saved by a passing jogger who heard her screams for help.
Police Officer Rescues Man From Lake Michigan At Oak StreetNear North District Officer Wadell Hardy, a 22-year veteran of the CPD, was the first to arrive, and found the victim struggling in the icy water. He admitted he was afraid the ice beneath him would give way, but he knew he couldn’t let the man drown.
3 Rescued After Boat Capsizes Near Monroe HarborShortly before 8 p.m., the three men — two 63-year-olds and a 50-year-old — were aboard a 19-foot sailboat bound for the harbor when a 46 mph gust capsized the boat and the men fell in the lake
Man Pulled From Lake MichiganThe male, whose age was not immediately known, was pulled from the water by the Chicago Fire Department in the 5600 block of North Lake Shore Drive about 11:15 p.m.
Coast Guard Prepares For More Rescues On Icy LakeMembers of the U.S. Coast Guard station at Calumet Harbor have been training today for what they expect will be an increase in lake rescues in a season that's already seen more people on the ice or in the water than usual.
Girl Rescued After Walking With No Shoes Onto Ice Near Montrose HarborA girl with autism was rescued from Lake Michigan after walking down an embankment without wearing any shoes and onto the ice near Montrose Harbor Sunday morning.
Man Rescued From Water Near Montrose HarborEmergency crews rescued a man who went into Lake Michigan near Montrose Harbor trying to save his dog Tuesday afternoon.
Kayaker Rescued After Boat Starts Sinking In Lake MichiganA kayaker was saved after calling for help on a ship-to-shore radio Wednesday afternoon after his kayak started sinking on Lake Michigan.
4 Hurt When Boat Capsizes On Lake MichiganThe boat capsized after colliding with a break wall near East 85th Street and South Mackinaw Avenue about 10:20 p.m., police said.
Drunk Man Rescued After Falling In Lake MichiganA 31-year-old man was walking along the edge of the lake in the 1300 block of North Lake Shore Drive about 1:30 a.m. when he fell in.