Malfunctioning Inflatable Vest May Have Caused Sailor's DeathThe U.S. Coast Guard did get a chance to inspect the remains of the vest after the cremation.
Coast Guard Removes Employee From Florence Duty Over Alleged 'White Power' Gesture"His actions do not reflect those of the United States Coast Guard."
Body Of Missing Kayaker Found In Highland ParkA body has been identified as that of a missing kayaker who disappeared on August 27th in Highland Park. According to a forensic examiner, the body has been identified as 20-year-old Sebastian Duncan of Glenview, Illinois. 
Search For Missing Kayaker To Continue Wednesday In Highland ParkTwo 20-year-old kayakers capsized overnight in Lake Michigan near Highland Park and Lake Forest Monday night. One of the kayakers was able to swim to shore. The other man, identified as Sebastian Duncan, is still missing.
Search For Sailor Overboard At Race To MackinacSomeone went overboard on the Imedi. That's a sailboat out of the Chicago Yacht Club.
Person Overboard In Race To Mackinac EventThe sailboat's location was about five nautical miles from the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac starting line.
U.S. Coast Guard Issues Boat Safety RemindersIn 2017, 658 boaters died on the nation’s waterways. There were 15 deaths in Illinois. 76% drowned, and of those deaths, more than 84% were not wearing life jackets.
Fire Breaks Out Near Forest View CanalMembers of the Environmental Protection Agency are testing for pollution in the water.
Missing Illinois Kayaker Found Safe In Florida EvergladesTuesday morning, the Coast Guard reported a helicopter had found James Matthew Soltis safe.
Bubbly Creek Restrictions To Be Lifted FridayThe remaining clean-up will continue through Thursday. The work includes removing the boom, residual oil, as well as decontaminating boats and equipment.
Coast Guard Rescues Boaters, Dogs Near WilmetteA de-masted 37-foot sailboat was unable to get back to Wilmette Harbor on Sunday, prompting a Coast Guard rescue response.