Swimming Pool

2011 AT&T Winter National Championships - Day 2

Parents Who Lost Son To Drowning Helping Teach Other Kids Pool Safety

The program is a partnership with Connecticut-based ZAC Foundation, an organization Karen and Brian Cohn started after the death of their 6-year-old son Zachary, who became trapped underwater when his arm got stuck in a pool drain.

06/22/2015

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Man, 92, Dies After Being Pulled From Near North Side Residential Pool

Police and paramedics were called to the building in the 100 block of East Oak Street at 12:40 p.m. for the medical emergency, authorities said. Bernard Hornung, who lived in the building, was pulled from the water and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:24 p.m.

06/08/2015

The Goldfish Swim School in Naperville was evacuated after a chlorine leak on Friday. Several people were treated at the scene, and at least nine were taken to the hospital as a precaution. (Credit: CBS)

Nine Hospitalized After Chlorine Leak At Naperville Pool

At least nine people, including six children, were taken to the hospital Friday morning, after a chlorine leak at a swim school in Naperville.

05/22/2015

A car plunged into a swimming pool in the back yard of a home in Barrington Hills early Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Police: Drunk Driver Steered Car Into Pool In Barrington Hills

A Schaumburg man has been charged with drunk driving, after driving his car into an in-ground swimming pool in Barrington Hills.

07/31/2014

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Freshman Drowns In Pool Accident At Moody Bible Institute

A Moody Bible Institute freshman from Michigan drowned late last month in an accident in a swimming pool on the college’s River North campus, authorities and school officials said.

02/12/2013

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Boy, 7, Hailed As Hero For Rescuing 2-Year-Old In Pool

A 7-year-old Batavia boy is being called a hero for rescuing a toddler from a backyard pool.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

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DCFS Probes Death Of Joliet Boy Who Drowned In Family’s Pool

The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy who drowned Friday night at his family’s backyard pool in Joliet.

07/08/2012

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New Pool, Swimming Lessons Coming To Spring Hill Mall

In West Dundee, parents won’t have to buy a membership at a health club or a YMCA for their kids to get swimming lessons. They’ll only have to go the mall.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

A 2-year-old girl drowned in an above-ground pool at a day care facility run out of this Aurora home on Aug. 2, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Aurora Day Care Where Toddler Died Had No License

An autopsy was planned for Wednesday afternoon for 2-year-old Abigail Holland, whose body was found floating in an above-ground pool Tuesday at an in-home day care operation in Aurora.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2011

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Toddler Drowns At Aurora Day Care Facility

Aurora Police and the state of Illinois are investigating the drowning of a 2-year-old girl at a day care facility.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

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DCFS Investigating Neglect Allegation In Boy’s Drowning

STEGER, Ill. (CBS) — State officials were investigating allegations of neglect against the adult sister of a 10-year-old boy who drowned in a swimming pool last week in south suburban Steger. Anthony Perkins, of University […]

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

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Naperville Cop, Man Save Toddler From Pool

A veteran Naperville police officer and an unidentified man are being credited with saving the life of a 4-year-old boy.

10/14/2010