CHICAGO (CBS) — A trip to the sunny lakefront took a deadly turn Tuesday and it has officials asking everyone to wait until the beaches are open to get in Lake Michigan.
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The two hardworking taxi drivers who came to Chicago from Morocco were some 25 yards off shore and went under.
“We got weather that’s right around 90, and everyone thinks the water is that warm. It’s just above 50 degrees and that’ll really zap your energy real fast,” said Chicago Fire Chief Mike Fox.