Fireworks Celebration Ends 7 Minutes Early In Oak Lawn Due To Computer System FailureThe show there actually ended seven minutes early due to a computer system failure, so there is a chance the real finale may still happen.
Man Dies After He Was Pulled From Chicago River Near Goose IslandThe 22-year-old man jumped into the river to try to retrieve his boat, after it came untied from the dock and started drifting away.
Autopsy: Arlington Heights Boy Pulled From Indiana Pond Died Of Accidental DrowningThe Allen County coroner's office says Thursday that Dhanush Kurra's April 26 death was accidental.
Man Dies After Paddle Boat Capsizes In Arlington Heights LakeA man has died after a paddle boat capsized in an Arlington Heights lake Monday afternoon, police said.
Chicago Yacht Club's Report On 'Race to Mackinac' Drowning Prompts Safety ChangesA report has been released revealing new information regarding a sailor who fell overboard and died during a sailboat race last July.
Chicago Yacht Club To Release Report On Race To Mackinac DrowningExperienced sailor, Jon Santarelli, fell into Lake Michigan last summer during the Race to Mackinac, but the life vest he was wearing did not inflate.
Months Later, No Barrier At Boat Ramp Where Two Men Drowned Driving Into River"Shocked wasn't even the word. I was more hurt than anything. I felt they really didn't care about what happened to the next person. Putting nothing up shows me you really don't have no remorse at all."
Family Awarded $21.5 Million In Case Of Drowning 6-Year-OldTuesday more than $21 million was awarded to a south suburban family in a drowning case.
UPDATE: Man Who Drowned In Lake Michigan Identified, Woman Still MissingThe Lake County Coroner’s Office has identified the man as Stanislaw Wlosek Jr.
Dad Charged In Sons' Drownings Can Get Treatment In CustodyA judge says the father of two Indiana boys who drowned in a river can get mental health and drug treatment while in custody, rather than be released to participate in a drug treatment program.
Man Found Dead In Jackson Park LagoonHe was underwater for at least 20 minutes before the Chicago police marine unit was able to pull him out of the water.
Coroner: Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Died By Drowning In BathtubThe Cranberries formed in the Irish city of Limerick at the end of the 1980s and had international hits in the '90s with songs including "Dream," "Linger" and "Zombie."
Groom Saves Drowning Boy While Taking Wedding Photos On BeachZac and Cindy Edwards had just tied the knot in an intimate ceremony on Orange Beach in Alabama on Sunday, when the mood drastically changed.
Tourist From Illinois Dies After Getting Caught In Miami Beach Rip CurrentA trip to Miami turned deadly after a group of Illinois tourists got caught in a dangerous rip current.
Why Do Lifeguards Leave Chicago Beaches Hours Before Dark?In 2009, the city of Chicago cut lifeguard hours because of budget cuts.