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Lake Michigan

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  • New Beach Forecast May Save Lives

    New Beach Forecast May Save Lives
    Before families head to Lake Michigan for a day of fun at the beach, they will want to check a new Beach Hazard Statement the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids is launching Friday. The alert will state water conditions in places like Holland,...
  • Turkey president shops at Brooks Brothers and other NATO sightings

    Turkey president shops at Brooks Brothers and other NATO sightings
    The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had dinner at upscale Mexican restaurant Mercadito Monday while in Chicago for NATO. And as you would expect, he had plenty of company. Besides the Prince's table of seven, the large...
  • Divers searching for St. Scholastica student missing in Lake Michigan find body

    Divers searching for St. Scholastica student missing in Lake Michigan find body
    Dive teams found a body in Lake Michigan as they searched this morning for a freshman at St. Scholastica Academy who disappeared while swimming with two other students Thursday afternoon in Rogers Park. Lexie Adu, 15, whose family immigrated from Ghana...
  • 3 kayakers rescued from Lake Michigan

    3 kayakers rescued from Lake Michigan
    Chicago police and firefighters rescued three kayakers from Lake Michigan early Saturday morning. Police received a "marine distress" call about 1 a.m., Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. The three were kayaking in the...
  • Coast Guard suspends search launched after fisherman reports distress call

    Coast Guard suspends search launched after fisherman reports distress call
    The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended a search launched overnight after a fisherman on Wolf Lake reported hearing a pilot  radio that he was making an emergency landing on water, officials said. The Coast Guard, aided by a Chicago police helicopter,...
  • High Beach Hazard Risk Today

    High Beach Hazard Risk Today
    It may be an OK day to head to the beach on Lake Michigan, but stay out of the water With a new product just released by the National Weather Service and issued for the first time today, the Beach Hazard Statement outlined by Meteorologists in Grand...
  • GR Teen Dies After Being Rescued From Lake Michigan

    GR Teen Dies After Being Rescued From Lake Michigan
    A 13-year-old from Grand Rapids died early Saturday morning after being rescued from Lake Michigan on Friday. Coaches of the travel soccer team that Christian Ouding, 13, of Grand Rapids played for notified all the players that Ouding died early Saturday...
  • Morning Storms Pave Way for More Heat, Humidity

    Morning Storms Pave Way for More Heat, Humidity
    Much of the FOX 17 viewing area experienced a noisy start to Monday morning.  Thunderstorms moved in from Lake Michigan around 7:00 A.M. near Big and Little Sable Points, and spread eastward through the rest of West Michigan during the morning. While...
  • Skokie approves nearly 5 percent water rate hike

    Skokie approves nearly 5 percent water rate hike
    Skokie officials last night unanimously approved a nearly 5 percent water rate hike, increasing average residential water bills by $1.73 a month. The rate increase will cover the increased cost of delivering water to residents, officials said. It...
  • Crews continue to search for missing teen along Lake Michigan

    Crews continue to search for missing teen along Lake Michigan
    Crews searching for a missing Northern Indiana teen announced Monday that their mission has turned into a recovery mission. The 15-year-old boy was swept away along Lake Michigan while swimming with friends Sunday night. Coast guard crews spent...
  • Study finds elevated rates of cancer in Crestwood

    Study finds elevated rates of cancer in Crestwood
    Cancer rates are "significantly elevated" in Crestwood, according to a new state report that focuses on a south suburb where residents unwittingly drank contaminated water for more than two decades. Prompted by a Tribune investigation that revealed the...
  • Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn demands answers from state EPA on Crestwood's 2-decade use of tainted well

    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn demands answers from state EPA on Crestwood's 2-decade use of tainted well
    Gov. Pat Quinn is demanding answers from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency about why residents of south suburban Crestwood weren't notified that the village had pumped drinking water contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals for more than...