| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:57 PM
A man in his 60s who was pulled from the waters of Lake Michigan by lifeguards this afternoon near North Avenue Beach has died, authorities said.
The unidentified man is believed to be in his 60s and was pronounced dead at 2:31 pm. at Northwestern...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:23 PM
A girl who was screaming for help was pulled from Lake Michigan off Rogers Park this evening and was in good condition, a Fire Department spokesman said.
The girl was rescued near Eastlake Terrace at 7500 North along the lakefront a little before 8 p.m.,...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 7:30 PM
It's one of the fastest growing water activities offering lots of fun with a full body workout. Stand up paddle boarding is riding a wave of popularity with users finding they are stronger with every stroke.
He makes it look effortless. Matt Lennert,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:13 AM
One of West Michigan's most interesting weather phenomena is likely to occur along the lakeshore Thursday. Conditions will be favorable for waterspouts to develop on Lake Michigan, especially in the afternoon and evening hours.
Great Lakes waterspouts...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:45 AM
The Palisades Nuclear Plant in Van Buren County has been shut down again.
Plant spokesman Mark Savage announced Sunday morning that earlier Sunday Palisades control room operators had removed the plant from service to repair a minor cooling water leak...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 8:29 PM
After all the heat and drought this summer, perhaps some of us are ready for more cool, comfortable weather.
A huge upper level low will form well to our north in Canada over James Bay by Friday. That will send much cooler Canadian air filtering into the...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Chicago rowing coach and charity founder Jenn Gibbons finished her 1,500-mile rowing journey around the perimeter of Lake Michigan today, about a month after she was sexually assaulted in her boat during the trip.
"Thank you for welcoming me to Chicago,"...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:26 AM
It was a nice night, so Nicholas Welker and five friends and co-workers decided to go for a bike ride along Lake Michigan in the Gold Coast.
And just happened to be in the right spot to rescue a man who fell into the water.
"He was lucky we were there,...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:52 PM
A 72-year-old woman who was pulled from Lake Michigan in the Rogers Park neighborhood this morning has been identified.
A person who lives near the Pratt Boulevard Park called 911 about 11:20 a.m. when they saw the body. The police Marine Unit then went...
| May 25, 2013
| 3:34 PM
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Canary Islands — These islands are Europe's Florida: a subtropical climate, sandy beaches edged with palms, even theme parks as large as those in the United States.
Yet, many Americans don't have a clue where these seven...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:59 PM
A federal jury didn't hear from prosecutors about toxic chemicals in the drinking water of south suburban Crestwood. Or about higher-than-normal cancer rates in the working-class village.
But on Monday, the jury ensured that the only public official...