With More Families Turning To Backyard Pools Amid Pandemic, Officials Issue Safety RemindersWith so many beaches and public pools closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, more families have turned to backyard pools.
Man Dies After Going Missing In Lake Michigan While Swimming Near Promontory PointA CFD diver who went into the water to search for the man said it was like a "washing machine" after he got out of the water.
Man Dies After Being Pulled Out Of Water At Clark Street Beach In EvanstonPolice said officers were called to Clark Street Beach at 1811 Sheridan Rd around 8:25 p.m. When they arrived, a person was in the lake trying to pull a man out of the water.
Autopsy: Man Found Unconscious In Petite Lake Near Lake Villa Drowned; Toxicology Results PendingAn autopsy has determined that a man who died after being found unconscious in Petite Lake in unincorporated Lake Villa was the victim of a drowning.
Man Who Died After Being Pulled From Lake In Rogers Park May Be Year's 40th Lake Michigan DrowningA Northwest Side man who died after being pulled from the lake offshore from Rogers Park might be the 40th person to drown in Lake Michigan in 2019.
Teen Football Player Dies, After Being Found Unresponsive In Swimming PoolA 14-year-old football player has died, after he was found unresponsive at the bottom of the swimming pool at Calumet New Tech High School in Gary, Indiana.
Illinois Man Drowns While Watching Missouri Boat RaceAuthorities say an Illinois man has drowned while watching a popular boat race at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.
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.