Coast Guard and motor vessel Joseph L. Block rescue man from water in northern Lake Michigan

Coast Guard and motor vessel Joseph L. Block rescue man from water in northern Lake Michigan
MILWAUKEE —The motor vessel Joseph L. Block responded to a distress call and rescued a boater out of Lake Michigan’s waters Monday morning after the boater’s 28-foot vessel began to sink 10 miles off of Port Washington, Wisconsin. Search-and-rescue coordinators at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, received a distress call just before 8:30 a.m., Monday, that a vessel was taking-on-water...

Coast Guard suspends search for 54-year-old male in Lake Michigan near Chicago

Coast Guard suspends search for 54-year-old male in Lake Michigan near Chicago
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a 54-year-old male missing in Lake Michigan near Chicago at 2:05 p.m., Sunday. Missing is Daniel Brown, last seen wearing khaki shorts and a grey t-shirt, who reportedly fell overboard from a sailing vessel, Saturday at about 7:30 p.m. The Coast Guard conducted 20 searches covering 98 square miles of Lake Michigan starting Saturday evening and...

Coast Guard searching for 54-year-old male in Lake Michigan near Chicago

Coast Guard searching for 54-year-old male in Lake Michigan near Chicago
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is searching for a 54-year-old male missing in Lake Michigan near Chicago since Saturday evening. Missing is Daniel Brown, last seen wearing khaki shorts and a grey t-shirt, who reportedly fell overboard from a sailing vessel. At about 7:30 p.m., Saturday, a search and rescue coordinator from Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, located in Milwaukee, responded to a callout,...

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force rescue 3 kayakers after overnight search

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force rescue 3 kayakers after overnight search
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Air Force rescued three kayakers, Friday morning, from Green Bay, near Whaleback Shoal, about ten miles north of Peninsula State Park in Wisconsin. The missing kayakers were spotted by a Royal Canadian Air Force search-and-rescue crew aboard a Hercules aircraft launched by the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre, Trenton, Ontario, who reported their location...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking boat near Port Washington, Wis.

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking boat near Port Washington, Wis.
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two men near Port Washington, Wisconsin, after their 18-foot pleasure craft began taking on water Tuesday morning. Just after 9 a.m., local time, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan in Milwaukee received a report of an 18-foot black and white vessel that was taking on water about three miles east of the Port Washington pier heads...

Third body recovered from Cal-Sag Channel

Third body recovered from Cal-Sag Channel
CLEVELAND — Crews have recovered a third body, Monday, from a collision between a recreational vessel and a barge that occurred late Friday evening in the Cal-Sag Channel near Palos Hills, Illinois. At about 10 a.m., local time, a man’s body was recovered about 1.5 miles west of the Worth Boat Launch. He was the last of the three victims recovered during the search. The man was not wearing...

Coast Guard, IDNR and local responders recover 2 bodies in Cal-Sag Channel

Coast Guard, IDNR and local responders recover 2 bodies in Cal-Sag Channel
CLEVELAND — Search teams from the Coast Guard, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and local agencies recovered two bodies Saturday afternoon following a vessel collision in the Cal-Sag Channel near Palos Hills, Illinois. At around 1:15 p.m. local time searchers recovered the bodies, one male and one female. They were not wearing life jackets. The case began about 11 p.m., local time,...

Coast Guard rescues 4 in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard rescues 4 in Lake Michigan
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued four people from Lake Michigan during two separate cases, Friday evening. Just before 7 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan were notified of a capsized sail boat with two people in the water near Kenosha, Wisconsin. A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Kenosha aboard a 25-foot response boat launched to assist, as well as an aircrew from...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for 3 in Cal-Sag Channel following boating accident

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for 3 in Cal-Sag Channel following boating accident
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for at least three people in the Cal-Sag Channel near Palos Hills, Illinois, following a vessel collision late Friday evening. Just before 11 p.m. local time, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan in Milwaukee were notified by the 66-foot UTV Bill Arnold of a collision with a 19-foot pleasure craft in the Cal-Sag Channel near...