Lake Michigan shoreline in winter

Hundreds Jump In Lake Michigan For Polar Bear Plunge

The air temperature at Oak Street Beach was 20 degrees, 19 degrees warmer than the water at the 12th Annual Polar Bear Plunge, hosted by the Lakeview Polar Bear Club.


Two of the runners in the 2010 Santa Speedo Run in Chicago (Photo by Mary Frances Bragiel/ WBBM)

200 Santas In Speedos Run For Diabetes Research

About 200 people clad in little more than bikinis, Speedos and running shoes ran from Division Street, down Rush Street and back up Michigan Avenue Saturday — all in the name of diabetes research.

WBBM Newsradio–12/04/2011