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2 Investigators: How Safe Is The Sand At Chicago Beaches?

Every summer we hear about bacteria like E. coli in the lake water which leads to swimming bans at some beaches, but what about the sand. The CBS 2 Investigators checked out what effect does the bacteria have on the beach.

07/24/2013

Rescue crews use construction equipment to dig into Mount Baldy to find 6-year-old Nathan Woessner, who ended up buried 11 feet under the sand dune on July 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Park Officials Continue Probe Into Dune That Swallowed Boy

Park rangers have brought in ground-penetrating radar to help determine why a 6-year-old boy plunged 11 feet under the sands of Mount Baldy at the Indiana Dunes a week ago.

07/19/2013

Nathan Woessner was taken to Comer Children's Hospital after he fell into and was buried a a sand hole at the Indiana Dunes. (Credit: Woessner Family Photo)

Boy, 6, Improving A Week After Being Buried Alive

Six days after he was buried alive under a sand dune in northwest Indiana, a six-year-old boy continued improving at a Chicago hospital, as doctors removed his breathing tube.

07/18/2013

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Boy Pulled From Sand Hole In Indiana

Emergency crews pulled a young boy alive from a giant sand hole in Michigan City, Ind. Friday night after the child had been buried alive for more than three hours.

07/12/2013