Safety

Sep
20
Fire leaves historic church in ruins in south Chicago suburb

Fire leaves historic church in ruins in south Chicago suburb

Officials said nearly a dozen fire departments responded to Sunday's fire in the Will County village of Beecher, but by the time the flames were doused St. Paul's Lutheran Church was in ruins.
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Sep
19
Three swimmers rescued and 21-year-old body recovered in Lake Michigan in Evanston

Three swimmers rescued and 21-year-old body recovered in Lake Michigan in Evanston

The situation began just before 1 p.m. when a 911 caller reported three people struggling in the water. They were found hanging onto a breakwall and pulled out. Roughly an hour later, crews on the beach found "unclaimed belongings" of another person, which sparked the search for the fourth swimmer.
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Sep
07
2 men drown in Lake Michigan in Michigan over weekend

2 men drown in Lake Michigan in Michigan over weekend

The victims included a 30-year-old Chicago man and a 67-year-old Michigan man.
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