Two boaters were plucked out of Lake Michigan on Friday afternoon after their small sailboat tipped over and took on water.
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.
A day after her husband and his friend were rescued from their floundering boat in Lake Michigan, a Chicago woman thanked the CBS 2 chopper pilot and reporter who spotted them and called for help.
A dramatic rescue unfolded on Wednesday when two sailors were plucked from Lake Michigan after spending several minutes clinging for their lives on the side of their overturned sailboat. Officials said the men apparently had been drinking. At least one of the men was involved in a similar incident about a year ago.
With high winds moving into the Chicago area Thursday evening, Lake County Sheriff’s police have reported two boats capsizing on two different lakes.
A small sailboat belonging to a sailing school capsized in Montrose Harbor on Thursday evening, throwing seven people overboard, but all were safe and accounted for, a U.S. Coast Guard official said.
More details are coming out about a Chicago woman’s rescue of her husband and two other men Wednesday night, after a storm had overturned their sailboat on Lake Michigan.
CHICAGO (STMW) – A boating instructor and his 14-year-old student were rescued after the small sailboat they were in capsized in the rough waters of Lake Michigan during a small craft advisory Saturday morning. About […]