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Archive | Water Safety

Death of Arlington Heights Man in Petite Lake Ruled a Drowning by Lake County Coroner

The death of Jason Saccone, an Arlington Heights man and Hersey graduate who was found unresponsive in Petite Lake on Saturday, August 4, 2018, has been ruled a drowning, Lake County authorities said Tuesday. Jason Saccone, 23, died Saturday after he was pulled from the water about 5 p.m. at the Petite Lake Sandbar, where […]

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3 Dead in 5 Water Rescue Incidents in Lake County and Kenosha County, August 4-5, 2018

Two water incidents on Petite Lake in Lake County, one incident on Lake Mary, one incident on Lake Elizabeth, and one incident off the Lake Michigan shore in Waukegan resulted in three deaths and two survivors. Two water incidents — one fatal on Saturday August 4, 2018 — occurred on Petite Lake on the Chain […]

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Two Men Fall Through Ice on Channel Lake Near Antioch Day After Record High at Waukegan Airport

Two men fell through lake ice on Sunday in an unincorporated area of Lake County near north suburban Antioch. Lake County Sheriff’s deputies about 3:29 p.m. Sunday January 22, 2017 to Channel Lake for a report that two adult males fell through the ice while fishing. A passer by called 9-1-1 after discovering the men […]

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Woman and Dog Rescued After Falling Into Frozen Pond in Aurora, Illinois; How to Survive

Cathy Medernach’s 8-year-old son made a lifesaving 911 call after she and the family’s dog fell into frozen water in an Aurora pond. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports on a tragedy averted in the western suburbs. Get updates from The Cardinal ALL NEWS FEEDS on Facebook. Just ‘LIKE’ the ‘Arlington Cardinal Page (become a […]

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VIDEO: Just So You Know; That’s Not Safe in a Hurricane

ABC’s Good Morning America did a live remote this morning from a St. Augustine pier or beachfront balcony next to a very rough Atlantic Ocean with winds at 33 MPH and gusting to 48 MPH. The presentation occurred Friday morning while St Augustine had a forecast with some areas expected to experience Storm Surge Flooding […]

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Man Rescued by Winthrop Harbor Firefighters After Falling in Lake Michigan Near North Point Marina

Winthrop Harbor Fire Department responded about 1:00 p.m. Monday to a report of a man in the water near a sailboat about one-eighth of a mile east of the North Point Marina. The man, while wearing a personal floatation device had fallen out of the sailboat, but a second person on the sailboat was unable […]

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Yellow Lab “Noodle” Rescued at Sea of Italy Coast; Savoia Yacht Club Rescuers Name Him Moses

Noodle the yellow lab falls off ferry, and rescued at sea. CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports on a the dog’s long doggie paddle with no other boats in sight. When “Noodle”, a yellow lab, fell overboard from a ferry in the Gulf of Naples on October 24, 2015, the ferry’s crew would not stop to rescue […]

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Arlington Heights Mom Dies Saving Drowning Child in Star Lake, Plum Lake Wisconsin

An Arlington Heights single mother of two died Tuesday after rescuing up to three children Star Lake in northern Wisconsin lake to rescue the 9-year-old godson of her friend. She died while holding up the third child, who was having trouble staying above the surface. Karen Wessel, 47, was vacationing with her son, her sister, […]

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Algonquin Man Dies Friday After Rescue from Pond Wednesday at Randall Rd and Corporate Pkwy

Paul Mellor, who was rescued Wednesday from a pond immediately after witnesses saw his Honda Accord enter a pond at Algonquin Commons shopping center Wednesday died today. Algonquin-Lake in the Hills firefighters jumped into the retention pond in the 1500 block of South Randall Road — near Corporate Parkway — and immediately rescued Paul Mellor […]

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Palatine, Palatine Rural and Rolling Meadows Firefighters on Ice Rescue Training

Members of the Palatine, Palatine Rural and Rolling Meadows Fire Departments participated in a joint training exercise in the frigid water of the Salt Creek Rural Park District’s Twin Lakes in January in an effort to improve their proficiency of rescuing any victim who may have fallen through the ice into the freezing water. The […]

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FLIR Camera Captures Image of Woman’s Fall from Carnival Cruise Ship

FLIR Camera video of woman’s fall from cruise ship, and demo of “man overboard” system to alert ship crew when a person falls overboard. Maritime attorney James Walker explains that cruise ships might have cameras on the deck, but the cameras aren’t monitored, and there’s no connection to an alarm. Cruise ship companies claim they […]

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Shark Bite: Woman from Germany Loses Arm, Transported in Critical Condition from Palauea Beach, Maui

Officials reopened a Maui beach Thursday, a day after a shark bit off the right arm of a German visitor about 50 yards offshore. The woman, who was about 20 years old, was snorkeling at Palauea Beach when the attack occurred. A woman from Germany, believed to be 20 years old, was snorkeling at Palauea […]

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  • Current Conditions : 70.3F, Mostly Cloudy - 2:53 AM CDT Aug. 16
    Temperature: 70.3°F | Humidity: 95% | Pressure: 29.94in (Rising) | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: SSW | Wind Speed: 0mph
  • Thursday as of Aug. 15 8:46 PM CDT
    Thursday - Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s inland...but only in the upper 70s near the lake. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the morning becoming north […]
  • Rest of Tonight as of Aug. 15 8:46 PM CDT
    Rest of Tonight - Cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
  • Thursday Night as of Aug. 15 8:46 PM CDT
    Thursday Night - Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

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