A southwest suburban family is thankful for their rescuers and their smart phone. They became stranded on a sinking vessel on the lake off Portage on Labor Day when they called for help.
An elderly man has died, after crashing his SUV into a retention pond in northwest suburban Arlington Heights, and spending up to 40 minutes underwater Thursday morning.
The boat capsized after colliding with a break wall near East 85th Street and South Mackinaw Avenue about 10:20 p.m., police said.
A boater helped rescue a man in the Chicago River on Wednesday afternoon in the Loop.
A woman visiting from Texas performed CPR on a 60-year-old man she found unresponsive in the waters of Lake Michigan on Sunday in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.
A middle-aged man is lucky to be alive this morning after jumping into the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal to show off Wednesday night.
A couple and their 4-year-old child had to be rescued after they fell off a raft in Lake Michigan Wednesday evening.
Chicago Police say a boat going too fast Wednesday afternoon caused a smaller boat to sink just south of Navy Pier.
A 17-year-old boy, who was kayaking for the first time, helped rescue a man who fell into the Chicago River on Wednesday.
Two men were rescued from a boat that was sinking in Lake Michigan about a half mile from Navy Pier Sunday night.
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.
After hearing the children’s cries for help, people living across from the pond took action. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
A man pulled from Lake Michigan Sunday afternoon on the North Side has died at an area hospital.
An off-duty Chicago firefighter pulled a fisherman out of Lake Michigan at Diversey Harbor on Wednesday, after the fisherman fell in the icy water.
A 10-year old boy who fell waist-deep into a neighborhood pond Sunday afternoon in unincorporated Arlington Heights was rescued by two children.
Sources say a Chicago Fire captain shoved a police officer earlier this month, as they tried to rescue two men from the water near Goose Island.
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.