River Rescue

Police Generic

1 Dead, 1 Rescued From Calumet River

Authorities rescued one person and recovered the body of another in the Calumet River near Torrence Avenue.

06/11/2013

Andrew Pitts, his wife Nohemi Salazar-Pitts, and their two children. (Family Photo)

Family Of Man Saved From Chicago River: Rescue Was ‘Divine Intervention’

The family of a man who was pulled out of the Chicago River last week by a first-time kayaker and Chicago police divers said the rescue was an act of “divine intervention.”

CBS 2–06/19/2012

Police Headquarters

Police, Fire Departments Make Show Of Unity As They Move In Together

Are they strange bedfellows or public safety partners? The Fire Department’s administrative offices have now moved into Police Headquarters, at 3510 S. Michigan Av., even as the investigation into a shoving match between members of the two departments continues.

CBS 2–11/22/2011

Channahon Rescue

Woman Rescued From River In Channahon

There were some scary moments Sunday night for a young woman in Channahon, after she had to be pulled from a river.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011