Calls Mount To Prevent Drownings In Lake Michigan; Rescues By Bystanders Grow More FrequentThere were calls Thursday to prevent more drownings on Lake Michigan, after two people died last weekend and three barely survived.
City Takes Precautions After High Waves, Dangerous Lake Conditions Two men had to be rescued after they were hit by a wave and swept into the water while fishing.
Lake Michigan Drownings Continue Despite WarningsDrowning incidents in Lake Michigan area regular occurrence, especially during summer months; almost 200 people have drowned over the last five years, according to data compiled by the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project.
33 Lake Michigan Drownings So Far This Year; Down From 36 Last YearSince 2010, 605 people have been confirmed as drowning in the Great Lakes, including 69 to date in 2017, 99 in all of 2016 and 55 in 2015.
Lake Michigan Drownings Spike In 2016The number of drownings in Lake Michigan spiked 84 percent in 2016.
Two Drown In Separate Incidents In Chicago Area For many, Labor Day means a day on the water but this year might be a little more dangerous than year's past. Already this holiday weekend, two people drowned in the area.
4 Kids Drown In 3 Weekend AccidentsThe victims included two brothers who drowned in a pit filled with water in Hobart, Ind., Saturday night, prompting their grieving mother to call for more security on the private property where they died.
Water-Safety Advocate: 'Flip, Float And Follow' When In DistressA warning for holiday weekend revelers planning to hit Lake Michigan: Even when the water seems calm, it can be deadly. CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports.
Coast Guard: Watch For Rip Currents In Lake MichiganThe U.S. Coast Guard warns you to be careful this weekend if you’re planning to do any playing in Lake Michigan.