Sailor Saves Fellow Crew In Race To Mackinac: 'They Weren't Panicky'A Hyde Park man and the crew of his sailboat rescued the crew of a boat that sank last month in the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, and now he's telling his story.
1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Being Pulled From Lake MichiganRescue crews responded shortly after 8 p.m. for the swimmers in distress near the beach at East 31st Street and Fort Dearborn Drive, according to Chicago Police and Fire Media Affairs Chief Juan Hernandez. Chicago Fire Department divers pulled the men from the water.
Half-Naked Man Steals Truck, Crashes On Lake Shore DriveChicago police said officers responded to a call about a half-naked man causing a disturbance in the 100 block of East Delaware Place around 7 a.m.
Off-Duty Detective, Firefighter Rescue 5 After Boat CapsizesDetective Donovan Jackson and firefighter Rylenski Strong were jet skiing on Lake Michigan about 8:20 p.m. near 65th Street when they came across a 16-foot boat that capsized,
With Swim Season Starting, Firefighters Demonstrate Lake RescuesThe Chicago Fire Department took part in a little show-and-tell on Tuesday at 57th Street Beach, in an effort to help keep young swimmers safe this summer.
Woman Rescued After Falling Into Diversey HarborCrews received a distress call about 9:30 p.m. and found her submerged in the harbor near Lake Shore Drive and Fullerton, according to Chicago Police.
One Rescued From Lake Near North Avenue, One Still MissingOne person was rescued from Lake Michigan near North Avenue Beach on Sunday afternoon, and police boats were searching for a second person who had gone into the water.
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