Weekend cases illustrate importance of safety precautions in the Great Lakes

Weekend cases illustrate importance of safety precautions in the Great Lakes
Coast Guard Station Niagara 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CLEVELAND β€” Coast Guard crews throughout the Great Lakes were involved in 81 cases, saved 56 lives, assisted 264 people over this past weekend. Two particular cases Sunday night resulted in six lives saved. An outcome that would have been much different if not for one thing the survivors did right. β€œIn both these cases, the survivors...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 in Lake Michigan near Chicago

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 in Lake Michigan near Chicago
CLEVELAND β€” The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday night for two people in Lake Michigan about 7 miles off shore from the 31st Street Marina in Chicago. Still missing are a 30-year-old male and a 27-year-old female. At 9:15 p.m., the Coast Guard suspended the active search for the two missing boaters after searching for a combined total of 43 hours over 1,600 square miles in collaboration with...

Coast Guard searching for 4 in Lake Michigan near Chicago

CLEVELAND β€” The Coast Guard is searching for four people in Lake Michigan about 7 miles off shore from the 31st Street Marina in Chicago. At about 6 a.m., Coast Guard rescue crews responded to a report of six people in the water. The call came from a good Samaritan boater who located and rescued one person. The rescued person was in a hypothermic state but reported four or five additional people...