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Chicago boater's body recovered from lake near Central Beach

BEVERLY SHORES | The body of Chicago man who went missing in Lake Michigan in late May was recovered near Central Beach Thursday night.

June 27, 2014 6:35 am
Malfunction at BP Whiting Refinery sends oil into Lake Michigan

Malfunction at BP Whiting Refinery sends oil into Lake Michigan

WHITING | Hazmat-suited crews worked Tuesday to clean up an oil spill that spread across 5,000 square feet of Lake Michigan after a Monday afternoon discharge from the BP Whiting Refinery.

March 25, 2014 6:56 pm Video Photos

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9 rescued from sinking boat near Calumet Harbor

CHICAGO | U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued nine people Sunday night from a sinking boat in Lake Michigan near the Calumet Harbor station.

August 19, 2013 6:18 pm

Pregnant woman rescued from Lake Michigan after falling off personal watercraft

MICHIGAN CITY |  A pregnant woman was rescued from Lake Michigan near Michigan City's Washington Park beach Sunday afternoon after falling off a personal watercraft.

August 12, 2013 7:15 pm
Blue Island councilman's body recovered from lake near Whihala Beach

Blue Island councilman's body recovered from lake near Whihala Beach

HAMMOND | The body of a 50-year-old Blue Island city councilman who went missing in Lake Michigan near Whihala Beach while boating with friends Thursday was recovered late Thursday night.

July 19, 2013 12:26 pm Video Photos

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Lab results on substance found floating in Lake Michigan could take weeks

Answers to questions surrounding a mysterious glittery film found floating in Lake Michigan on Monday may not come for another two weeks or more.

June 21, 2013 8:09 am
Swim advisories lifted at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Swim advisories lifted at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

PORTER | Swimmers were allowed back into the water Wednesday afternoon at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore after officials determined the substance found in the water Monday was not a health risk.

June 19, 2013 12:17 pm Related
Scouts get up close view of U.S. Coast Guard station

Scouts get up close view of U.S. Coast Guard station

A total of 20 Cub Scouts of Pack 773, which meets at Annunciata Parish on the city's East Side, spent a Saturday morning behind the closed gates of the U.S. Coast Guard on Lake Michigan at Calumet Park.

November 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Scouts get up close view of U.S. Coast Guard station

Scouts get up close view of U.S. Coast Guard station

Scouts of Pack 773 visited the Coast Guard station at Calumet Park on Lake Michigan. In the front, from left, are Gio Trejo,Gustav Padilla, Christopher Wedryk, Kyle Hendron, Miguel Trejo and Nathaniel Huerta. In the second row are Vincent Unold, Christian Garcia, Alejandro Razo and Keoni Mon…

November 09, 2012 12:00 am
Scouts get up close view of U.S. Coast Guard station

Scouts get up close view of U.S. Coast Guard station

Scouts were able to get a firsthand look at the boat the U.S. Coast Guard uses for search and rescues as well as policing the waters of Lake Michigan. The officers had just been on a rescue of a woman and her dog in a boat that was taking on water.

November 09, 2012 12:00 am
Coast Guard clears activity at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor dock

Coast Guard clears activity at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor dock

The U.S. Coast Guard cleared ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor to use unaffected sections of a dock after it partially collapsed Tuesday under the weight of material stored on it.

September 28, 2012 2:30 pm
Damage assessment continues in dock collapse

Damage assessment continues in dock collapse

Damage assessments have to be completed on a collapsed ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor dock and the Canadian freight ship that delivered cargo to the facility Tuesday.

September 26, 2012 5:15 pm
Dock wall collapses under cargo weight at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor

Dock wall collapses under cargo weight at ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor

PORTAGE | An ArcelorMittal dock wall at the Port of Indiana Burns Harbor was crushed under the weight of cargo off-loaded from a ship early Tuesday morning, officials said.

September 25, 2012 12:15 pm Photos

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Recovery mission continues for body of man lost in lake near Beverly Shores

Recovery mission continues for body of man lost in lake near Beverly Shores

BEVERLY SHORES | Efforts to rescue a New York man who went missing Monday in Lake Michigan off Lake View Beach on Tuesday changed to a recovery mission.

June 19, 2012 4:30 pm Photos

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Father, daughter rescued from water near Hammond Marina

HAMMOND | A Mokena, Ill., man and his teenage daughter were rescued Sunday afternoon from Lake Michigan when they went for a swim from a boat that drifted away from them in strong winds, officials said.

June 11, 2012 12:29 pm

Crews suspend search after report of plane down in lake

Authorities suspended their search early Wednesday of Wolf Lake, Lake Michigan and the Calumet River for a report of a plane that may have attempted a water landing late Tuesday night.

May 30, 2012 11:43 am

Coast Guard rescues man after vessel hits breakwall near Calumet Harbor

CHICAGO | A Coast Guard boat crew rescued a man Wednesday after his recreational vessel ran into the breakwall near Calumet Harbor, which is near the South Chicago neighborhood, according to a news release from the U.S. Coast Guard.

March 07, 2012 7:00 pm
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