Officials Issue Water Safety Reminder As Beaches, Pools OpenChicago beaches opened today and officials are reminding those heading to the beach this weekend to take extra precautions.
Quinn Signs Water Safety, Urban Flooding Laws Governor Quinn signed a series of new laws are focusing attention on flooding and water safety in Illinois.
Near-Drowning Inspires Man To Teach Water Safety CoursesThe non-profit Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project is conducting water safety and rescue courses in Chicago this weekend as the beach season gets underway.
Don't Be Fooled By Warm Weather -- Lake Temps Remain Dangerously ColdAfter two deadly accidents on the water last weekend, the Chicago Fire Department is reminding people of the hazards of cold water. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Boaters Urged To Check Vessels For Electrical ProblemsAhead of the Memorial Day weekend, the U.S. Coast Guard and others were warning boaters along Lake Michigan and elsewhere about a hidden danger in the water.
Drowning Victim's Parents Help Teach About Dangers Of Rip CurrentsThe Kochers' 15-year old son, Matt, drowned last summer in Lake Michigan, unable to deal with a rip current, even though he was a three-sport athlete.
Water Safety: How To Keep The Kids Safe Around The Beach Or PoolWhether planning a beach vacation this summer or staying closer to home at the neighborhood pool, be mindful of water safety and how to keep the kids safe.
Police Marine Unit Warns Swimmers, Boaters Of Dangers In Lake MichiganThe Chicago Police Marine Unit has a word of warning for boaters and swimmers.