Family: Stranded Palos Hills Hiker Rescued In NepalCorey Ascolani, 34, and 26 other hikers became trapped in a valley in Langtang National Park, after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, killing thousands, and triggering avalanches and landslides that blocked trails with debris.
Highland Park Boy Among 3 Kayakers Rescued Near Door CountyA 9-year-old boy from Highland Park, his cousin, and his aunt were rescued from Lake Michigan on Friday, about 12 hours after they were reported missing while kayaking off Door County.
Boy, 15, Dies After Being Pulled From Pond In McHenry CountyA 15-year-old boy has died after he was pulled out of a pond in northwest suburban McHenry County late Thursday night.
A Week Later, Some Chihuahuas Rescued From Cramped Apartment Doing BetterThe owner faces animal-abuse charges after 30 dogs were found in a small one-bedroom apartment in North Chicago.
5 Rescued After Boat Runs Aground On Lake CalumetThe 36-foot boat washed onto land shortly before 4 p.m. near the mouth of the Calumet River on the lake.
Kayaker Rescued After Boat Starts Sinking In Lake MichiganA kayaker was saved after calling for help on a ship-to-shore radio Wednesday afternoon after his kayak started sinking on Lake Michigan.
Firefighters Rescue 7 From Blaze In MontclareFirefighters responded to the fire at a three-story building at 3009 N. Harlem Av. around 12:30 a.m., to find several people hanging out second floor windows, shouting for help.
3 Rescued From Suspected Arson Fire In West PullmanTwo adults and a child were rescued from a home in West Pullman, after being trapped by a fire officials believe was a case of arson.
Man Rescued From Lake Michigan In UptownFirefighters rescued a male from Lake Michigan early Thursday in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.
Blue Island Man Rescued From Wreck Of HMS Bounty In Hurricane SandyThe father of a Blue Island man who survived the sinking of the replica of the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy said it hasn't quite dawned on his son yet that he's lucky to be alive.
Bird Club Caring For Hundreds Of Birds Rescued From Aurora Hoarder's HouseHundreds of birds that had been flying free in a trash-strewn townhome in Aurora were in a new home on Saturday.
Boy, 6, Rescued From Lake By Younger BrotherA 6-year-old boy was in serious condition Tuesday morning, after being pulled from Lake Michigan by his even younger brother at the South Side’s Rainbow Beach.
Teen Girls Rescued After Thrown From Jet Ski Near WinnetkaLife jackets may have saved the lives of two 14-year-old girls when they were thrown from a jet ski and spent more than an hour floating in Lake Michigan Monday near north suburban Winnetka.
Boy Floating On Pier Down Chicago River Saved By PoliceA 14-year-old boy was rescued Tuesday night after a floating pier he was standing on dislodged and carried him down the Chicago River, officials said.