A Warning For Lake Michigan Ice Walkers: Don't Do ItThe frozen water may appear solid, but some parts are fragile, especially as the temperature creeps up.
Chicago Aldermen Back 100-Year Deal To Supply Lake Michigan Drinking Water To JolietIn late January, the Joliet City Council approved a plan to build a 31-mile pipeline connecting to Chicago's drinking water supply from Lake Michigan, as well as upgrades to the Southwest Pumping Station next to Durkin Park in the Scottsdale neighborhood.
Fire Department Rescues Dog From Ice On Lake MichiganChicago firefighters rescued a dog from Lake Michigan on Saturday.
Joliet Chooses Chicago Over Hammond To Supply Drinking Water From Lake MichiganJoliet's existing water source is expected to dry up by 2030.
Man Rescued After Falling Into Water At Monroe HarborA man was rescued Sunday night after he fell into the water at Monroe Harbor.
Chicago Competing With Hammond To Supply Joliet With Drinking Water From Lake MichiganWith the aquifer that supplies Joliet’s drinking water expected to dry up by 2030, the suburb is in talks with both the city of Chicago and the city of Hammond to provide water from Lake Michigan.
Sandbags Set Up In Rogers Park As Strong Winds Whip Up Dangerous Waves On Lake MichiganHigh wind whipped up some dangerous waves along Lake Michigan Saturday.
Rescuers Pull Woman Out Of Lake Michigan Near Chicago's 57th Street BeachShe was transported to University of Chicago hospital in critical condition.
Person In Critical Condition After Rescue From Lake MichiganWitnesses said they heard an unknown male fall into the water before becoming unresponsive.
Boat Stranded On Lake Michigan Breakwall Two Days After Crash In PlaypenThe U.S. Coast Guard said it was up to the boat's owner to make arrangements to have it removed.
Kite Surfer Rescued After Falling In Lake Michigan In WilmetteThe man, who appeared to be in his 30s, was in the water about a quarter mile offshore when rescue crews arrived.
Drownings In Lake Michigan Break Record at 53There have been a record high 53 drownings in Lake Michigan in 2020.
Body Recovered From Water At 39th Street BeachChicago police are investigating after a body was recovered from Lake Michigan Sunday morning.
Woman Pulled From Lake Michigan In Critical Condition Near 87th StreetA young woman was in critical condition Friday afternoon, after Chicago Fire Department divers pulled her out of Lake Michigan in the South Chicago neighborhood.