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 suspends search for 2 in Lake Michigan near Chicago

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 in Lake Michigan near Chicago
CLEVELAND — 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 — 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...

Coast Guard responds to report of person in water, determine emergency was hoax

CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard and the Chicago Police Department responded to a report of a person in the water near Edgewater Beach in Chicago on Sunday morning. Just before 8 a.m., a 911 dispatcher notified the Coast Guard that they had received a report that a person had slipped into the water but were not able to collect any further information before the reporting source’s cell phone lost power. Boat...

Coast Guard warns boaters, beachgoers of continued hazardous conditions on Lake Michigan after 2 vessels capsize

Coast Guard warns boaters, beachgoers of continued hazardous conditions on Lake Michigan after 2 vessels capsize
CHICAGO — The Coast Guard is warning boaters and beachgoers of the continued hazardous conditions on Lake Michigan Monday following this weekend’s high winds and heavy surf that capsized two sailboats, sending five people into the water off of the north shores. On Sunday evening, the Coast Guard received a call from a family member who reported that her husband and his friend were approximately...

Coast Guard conducts ice rescue training during Chicago area’s first hard freeze

Wilmette, Ill – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Wilmette Harbor took advantage of the first hard freeze griping the Chicago area to conduct ice rescue training Jan. 23, 2013. Also participating in the joint ice rescue training were members of the Wilmette Fire Department. Wilmette, Ill – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Wilmette Harbor conduct ice rescue training Jan. 23, 2013. U.S. Coast...

Coast Guard rescues woman in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard rescues woman in Lake Michigan
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued a 22-year-old woman who was missing for more than one hour after the wind blew her offshore in an inflatable life raft, Wednesday night at Foster’s Beach, in Chicago. The woman was not wearing a life jacket and did not have paddles aboard the raft. A local 911 dispatcher notified the watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee,...

Coast Guard assists 2 men aboard boat taking on water in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard assists 2 men aboard boat taking on water in Lake Michigan
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard rescue boatcrew assisted two men who were aboard a pleasure craft taking on water in the vicinity of Wilmette Harbor in Lake Michigan Friday morning. Search and rescue controllers at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, received a mayday call from the operator of the Pacifier Three, a 23-foot pleasure craft, at about 10:30 a.m. They immediately dispatched a rescue...