The woman was reported in the water near the Orleans Street bridge just before 1 a.m., fire officials said. Crews arrived at the scene in about two minutes. The water temperature was about 50 degrees.
Apparently, this wasn’t the first time a horse was found roaming the streets of Old Town. On the same day last year, about a half dozen horses escaped from the Noble Horse Theatre.
There are reports Friday morning an electrical problem may be to blame for a fire in the noble horse stables in old town last night.
It has been a terrifying and deadly weekend in Chicago, with at least seven people dead and at least 24 more wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon.
A man was charged with aggravated assault after an off-duty Chicago Police officer shot a person who allegedly pointed a gun at him early Sunday in the River North neighborhood.
Five people were critically injured late Saturday in a when a car and a taxi cab collided in the River North neighborhood.
One person remains in custody this morning in connection with the murder of Bassam Naoum, the Cabrini-Green area convenience store owner who was gunned down this past weekend.
Hundreds gathered outside a River North convenience store to remember the store owner who was shot and killed over the weekend.
Friends and family are planning a vigil for a Near North Side shopkeeper who was gunned down over the weekend, as police search for his killer.