After Boy Drowns, "Little Red Mailbox" Goes Up For Message Of HopeA month after the deadly accident, a "Little Red Mailbox" was seen perched at a beach entrance. Its purpose: to give people a place to write messages of hope and love, and for others to read the uplifting notes.
Man Tried To Drown Himself, Now Suing Police Who Saved His LifeA Virginia pool worker, who tried to drown himself during a bipolar episode, is now suing the police officers and lifeguard who saved him because they allegedly took too long to do it.
11-Year-Old Boy Dies While Playing With Friends In Fox RiverTwenty firefighters and divers searched for Connor Lasley for 49 minutes and found him about 50 feet from shore.
Man Drowns Off Illinois State Beach ParkA man drowned midday Wednesday in deceptively calm waters off Illinois Beach State Park, just south of the Wisconsin state line.
Report: Northwestern Rower Who Drowned In April Couldn't SwimAn Illinois State Police report said 19-year-old Mohammed Ramzan told a teammate he could not swim days before he drowned.
Woman Drowns In Kankakee River In WilmingtonElizabeth R. Larson, 35, was in an “inflatable water craft” that went over the dam in the Kankakee River, near Park Street and Barnes Drive.
Child Drowned In Family Swimming Pool In ElwoodTraeger A. Moore was found unresponsive in the pool in the 19000 block of Raymond Drive in Elwood, according to the Will County coroner.
Belvidere Boy Drowns In Pond After Seeking Relief From The HeatA 16-year-old Belvidere North High School student has died after being pulled from a pond where he was cooling off after a run on Tuesday.
Chicago Boy, 12, Drowns In NW Indiana Church Pool On Holiday TripDavion Henderson was visiting Fairhaven Baptist Church at 86 E. Oakhill Road in Chesterton to celebrate the holiday.
Colorado Man Drowns In North Suburban LakeA 19-year-old man from Colorado has died, one day after he was pulled out of a lake on Wednesday evening in north suburban Grayslake.
Family Files Lawsuit Against Niles YMCA After Man Nearly DrownedA lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 61-year-old man who was released from the hospital on Wednesday, three-and-a-half weeks after nearly drowning at a north suburban YMCA.
3 Weekend Drownings Prompt Warning About Lake Temperature, ConditionsWhile the weather hasn’t been really warm until recently, that hasn’t stopped people from going into the lake, oftentimes unprepared.
Woman Dies After Being Pulled From Water Near Loyola BeachThe 25-year-old was pulled from the water at 11:13 p.m. in the 1200 block of Touhy Avenue, according to Chicago Police.
Firefighters Warn Of Dangerous Cold In Lake Michigan After 2 DeathsFire Department spokesman Larry Langford said the water might look inviting, but it’s still dangerously cold.
Girl Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan Near Rogers ParkA girl died Tuesday after she was pulled out of the frigid waters of Lake Michigan near Rogers Park.