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5-year-old child in serious condition after nearly drowning in outdoor pool at Gurnee apartment complex

A 5-year-old child was rushed to the hospital in serious condition after nearly drowning in an outdoor swimming pool of a Gurnee apartment complex Thursday afternoon, fire officials said. The Gurnee Police Department and Gurnee Fire Department responded at 4:59 p.m. Thursday to the Northlake Farms Apartments, 6700 Derby Drive in Gurnee, for a report […]

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Bystander who rescued, revived child found unresponsive in pool in Buffalo Grove honored by fire chief

A bystander who rescued an unresponsive boy who nearly drowned in a pool and successfully revived him in Buffalo Grove has been recognized by the fire chief. The Buffalo Grove Fire Department and Buffalo Grove Police Department responded around 6:15 p.m. on July 15 to the 1200 block of Johnson Drive. Buffalo Grove Fire Chief […]

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Bystander rescues child who nearly drowned in pool at apartment complex in Buffalo Grove

A bystander rescued an unresponsive boy who nearly drowned in a pool and successfully revived him at an apartment complex in Buffalo Grove, authorities said. The Buffalo Grove Fire Department and Buffalo Grove Police Department responded around 6:15 p.m. Saturday to the 1200 block of Johnson Drive. 911 callers reported a possible drowning involving a […]

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Police, family members perform CPR on 2-year-old child pulled from pool unresponsive in Wadsworth

A 2-year-old child is improving after he was found unresponsive in a pool in Wadsworth. Family members and sheriff’s deputies performed CPR on him, saving his life. The Newport Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:45 p.m. Saturday to the 42300 block of North Delany Road in Wadsworth for a drowning. […]

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Child flown to hospital in critical condition after near-drowning in pool in Richmond

Authorities say a young child is in critical condition after bystanders rescued the drowning child from a pool and performed CPR on them in Richmond. The Richmond Township Fire Protection District and McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 7:40 p.m. Saturday to the 10000 block of Keystone Road in unincorporated Richmond for a report of […]

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42-year-old man in critical condition after fire department divers pull him from lake near Round Lake

Rescuers pulled a 42-year-old man from a lake in unincorporated Round Lake Saturday morning after the man nearly drowned while trying to retrieve his canoe that floated away. The Grayslake Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 8:15 a.m. Saturday to the 34400 block of North Circle Drive in unincorporated Round Lake. […]