Rough Waves On Lake Michigan Prompt Warnings For Swimmers, BoatersThe National Weather Service and the U.S. Coast Guard are warning people to stay out of the water at Chicago’s beaches, due to waves up to six feet high.
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.
Michigan Man Charged After Illegal Boat Charters In ChicagoThe charges also allege the person acting as captain did not have proper Coast Guard credentials.
Body Found In Lake Michigan Identified As Gary ManAuthorities say a body found in Lake Michigan near a park in northwestern Indiana has been identified as that of a Gary man missing since February.
Crews Search For Indiana Man Who Vanished While KayakingTwenty-three-year-old Jacob Sandy of South Bend was last seen Saturday.
Update: Lake Michigan Search Suspended For Missing Woman Near Highland Park, One Dead
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.