City Installing Concrete Barriers Along Lakefront To Prevent Flooding DamageLake Michigan reached near record high levels this year, due to an extremely wet spring.
Park District Of Highland Park Seeking Permit To Address 'Sand Emergency' At Rosewood BeachIt's being called a sand emergency. Record high levels and erosion have taken a toll on a popular beach in Highland Park.
2 People Survive 7 Hours In Lake Michigan, Rescued By Coast GuardTwo people survived seven hours in Lake Michigan after they were separated from their personal watercraft.
Potentially Life-Threatening Waves, Currents Persist On Lake MichiganWarnings about the waters of Lake Michigan continued Sunday night across Chicago and beyond.
Man Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Michigan Near FullertonTwo people were pulled out of Lake Michigan near Fullerton Drive Sunday morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
High Waves On Lake Prompt Warning Of Dangerous Swimming ConditionsThe Chicago Fire Department is warning beach-goers of dangerous swimming conditions in the Chicago area.
34 Drownings In Lake Michigan So Far This Year, Advocacy Group SaysA total of 34 people have drowned in Lake Michigan this year – a figure that accounts for nearly half the drownings in all the Great Lakes, an advocacy group said Thursday.
Coast Guard Rescues Fishing Boat Taking On Water Near Winthrop HarborAfter taking on water in choppy conditions, a boat had to be guided back to shore by the Coast Guard early Thursday morning in Winthrop Harbor.
Study: Asian Carp Could Find Plenty Of Food In Lake MichiganAuthorities are debating how to keep them out of the Great Lakes, where fishing is a $7 billion industry.
Man's Body Pulled From Lake Michigan Near Chicago AvenuePolice on Thursday night pulled a man’s body from Lake Michigan not far from the Oak Street Beach.
Threat Of Dangerous Waves, Currents Prompts Warning About Beach HazardsHigh waves and the threat of strong rip currents have prompted a beach hazards statement for much of the area.
MISSING: Oluwafemi Labinjo, 30, Last Seen 'Boat Hopping' Near Navy PierPolice said the missing man was "boat hopping" at The Playpen near Navy Pier. He was last seen wearing pink shorts with green trimming.
Experts Warn Of Dangers For Swimmers As Lake Michigan Drownings JumpThe numbers are alarming – there have been far more drownings so far this year than at the same point in 2018, and the numbers keep creeping up.
'A Really Good Ending': Dog Rescued From Lake Michigan, A Half-Mile Out From Montrose Beach; 'Apparently, She’s A Real Michael Phelps'Dr. Eileen Murphy, the owner of the West Wrigley Animal Hospital where the rescued dog was taken, described the moments after the incident.
5 Governors Push Presidential Candidates To Aid Great Lakes"The Great Lakes are a vital natural resource to our entire nation, and ensuring American families have access to clean drinking water and a safe waterway system that supports our economy should be a priority for our next president," Pritzker said.