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A male was listed in serious condition after being pulled from Lake Michigan late Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Pulled From Lake Michigan

The 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.

07/11/2014

Satellite image of ice coverage on Lake Michigan on Feb. 26, 2014. (Credit: NOAA)

Coast Guard Prepares For More Rescues On Icy Lake

Members 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.

02/27/2014

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Girl Rescued After Walking With No Shoes Onto Ice Near Montrose Harbor

A 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.

02/09/2014

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Man Rescued From Water Near Montrose Harbor

Emergency crews rescued a man who went into Lake Michigan near Montrose Harbor trying to save his dog Tuesday afternoon.

02/04/2014

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Kayaker Rescued After Boat Starts Sinking In Lake Michigan

A kayaker was saved after calling for help on a ship-to-shore radio Wednesday afternoon after his kayak started sinking on Lake Michigan.

07/18/2013

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4 Hurt When Boat Capsizes On Lake Michigan

The boat capsized after colliding with a break wall near East 85th Street and South Mackinaw Avenue about 10:20 p.m., police said.

06/28/2013

Waves pound the Lake Michigan shoreline in Chicago. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

Drunk Man Rescued After Falling In Lake Michigan

A 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.

06/20/2013

Lake Michigan (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Man Rescued From Lake Michigan In Uptown

Firefighters rescued a male from Lake Michigan early Thursday in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.

05/30/2013

Lake Michigan (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texas Woman Rescues Injured Man In Lake Michigan

A woman visiting from Texas performed CPR on a 60-year-old man she found unresponsive in the waters of Lake Michigan on Sunday in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.

08/13/2012

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None Hurt When Boat In Lake Michigan Catches Fire

Emergency crews rescued a group of boaters after their vessel caught fire in Lake Michigan early Sunday.

07/15/2012

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Man Hospitalized, Another Injured, After Being Pulled From Lake

Fire paramedics have taken two people to the hospital after they were rescued from Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach Saturday afternoon.

07/14/2012

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Two Rescue Naked Man From Lake In Orland Park

A naked man holding a rosary in his right hand called for help after venturing into a southwest suburban Orland Park lake on Tuesday and was saved by a man and a girl.

05/29/2012

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Walter’s Perspective: Dramatic Lake Rescue Has Discouraging Footnote

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is glad two sailors were rescued on the lake this week, but is disappointed the men omitted an obvious safety precaution.

04/19/2012

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Cops: One Held, One Questioned After Separate Boating Incidents

A Batavia woman who prompted a frantic search when it was believed she fell into the water and went missing was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct because she was “hiding’’ while multiple fire and police emergency crews were looking for her Saturday night on the North Side, police said.

07/31/2011

A Man Walks Along The Lake Michigan Shore. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

2 Rescued After Falling Into Lake Downtown

Two people who fell into DuSable Harbor downtown Friday night were hospitalized — one in critical condition — after they were rescued by police and fire crews.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2011