U.S. Coast Guard
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard station at Calumet Harbor have been training today for what they expect will be an increase in lake rescues in a season that’s already seen more people on the ice or in the water than usual.
A sailboat left floating at the dock at the end of last season is now frozen in the ice-covered water, a curiosity to local ice fishermen, and people who pass by on the lakefront path.
A U.S. Coast Guard ship loaded with more than 1,200 Michigan Christmas trees has arrived in downtown Chicago.
The 36-foot boat washed onto land shortly before 4 p.m. near the mouth of the Calumet River on the lake.
The father of a Blue Island man who survived the sinking of the replica of the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy said it hasn’t quite dawned on his son yet that he’s lucky to be alive.
A missing woman’s body was recovered from Lake Michigan on Sunday after a seven-hour search near north suburban Lake Forest.
The U.S. Coast Guard in Northwest Indiana was searching for a plane that apparently went down in Lake Michigan late last night.
If you start noticing more boats patrolling Lake Michigan and the river – it’s because of the NATO summit, as you might have guessed.
A yacht owned by a Chicago man was making international waves, after the boat crashed during a weekend regatta off the coast of San Francisco.
Rescue personnel are searching for a New Lenox man who may have drowned Wednesday afternoon near Wells Street Beach in Gary.
The U.S. Coast Guard honored the crews of two Chicago River tour boats on Thursday for their bravery in two separate rescues along the river this month.
Divers have found the bodies of two sailors whose boat capsized in Lake Michigan last night during the 103rd annual Chicago to Mackinac Race.
Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man who was in Lake Michigan near Dusable Harbor Sunday morning.
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw is moored at Navy Pier, after disgorging more than 1,200 Christmas trees for needy Chicago families.