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.
Chicago Weather: Beach Hazard Statement, Small Craft Advisory For Lake MichiganHigh waves will make being on Lake Michigan dangerous for swimmers and boaters alike on Monday.
1 Dead, Another In Stable Condition After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan
Chicago Weather: Four Of Six Beaches In Evanston Closed Due To E. Coli In Lake MichiganPeople looking to a break from the heat by taking a dip in Lake Michigan are out of luck on Friday in north suburban Evanston.
Hidden Dangers In Lake Michigan As High Water Levels Hide Break Walls"We'll go from record lows to record highs. Six or seven years ago, we were having water levels that are so low that boats weren't able to get into the slips and now we're having water levels so high, that boats aren't able to get out into certain harbors."
5 Hurt When Powerboat Hits Breakwall On Lake MichiganChicago Fire Department officials said a 25-foot powerboat hit a breakwall near Queen’s Landing, just east of Buckingham Fountain, around 10 p.m.
Video Captures Dramatic Rescue As Toddler Floated Away From Shore In Inflatable Duck In Michigan City
Toddler Rescued From Lake Michigan After Drifting Away On Inflatable Duck In Michigan CityBystanders rushed into Lake Michigan to save a toddler Monday afternoon, after the boy started drifting away on an inflatable yellow duck.
Race To Mackinac Institutes New Safety Measures After Drowning Of Sailor Jon Santarelli Last YearThe 111th annual Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac begins on Friday, with new safety measures in place after the death of sailor Jon Santarelli in last year’s race.
One Dead, Two Rescued After Boat Capsizes Near North Avenue BeachA woman is dead and two other people were rescued overnight after a boat struck a break wall and capsized near North Avenue Beach.
Crews Searching For Missing Indiana Teen In Lake MichiganCrews are searching for a missing South Bend teen who went missing in Lake Michigan near Michigan City Saturday evening.
Michigan Man Charged After Illegal Boat Charters In ChicagoThe charges also allege the person acting as captain did not have proper Coast Guard credentials.
Child Dies Days After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan At Rainbow BeachA 5-year-old has died, just days after rescuers pulled her out of Lake Michigan at Rainbow Beach.
Child Pulled From Lake Michigan At Rainbow Beach; Woman Performs CPRRescuers pulled a child out of Lake Michigan at Rainbow Beach around 9 Tuesday night.