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36-year-old man dies after being rescued from Lake Michigan near Waukegan

A 36-year-old man was pronounced dead Monday evening shortly after being rescued from Lake Michigan near the Waukegan Municipal Beach, authorities said. The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department responded around 4:15 p.m. Monday to Waukegan Municipal Beach, 200 East Sea Horse Drive in Waukegan. Waukegan Fire Department Battalion Chief Todd Zupec told Lake […]

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3 people rescued from the water after boat capsizes on Bangs Lake in Wauconda

Three people were rescued by authorities after their sailboat capsized on Bangs Lake in Wauconda Sunday afternoon. The Wauconda Fire District and Wauconda Police Department responded to multiple reports of a water rescue on Bangs Lake at around 2:06 p.m. Sunday. Emergency crews arrived and spotted three people clinging onto a capsized sailboat approximately 50 […]

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Chicago activist, father identified as victim found dead in the Fox Lake following tubing accident

Authorities have identified a 28-year-old father and community activist from Chicago as the man who drowned over the weekend in the Fox Lake. Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek confirmed that the body recovered on Sunday was Malik Alim, 28, of Chicago. The Fox Lake Fire Protection District responded around 10 a.m. Friday to the Fox […]

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16-year-old boy dies after being rescued from Lake Michigan near Waukegan Municipal Beach

A 16-year-old boy who drowned in Lake Michigan near the Waukegan Municipal Beach was rescued and later died at the hospital Sunday evening, fire officials said. The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department responded around 6:25 p.m. Sunday to the Waukegan Municipal Beach, 200 East Sea Horse Drive in Waukegan, for a report of […]