Lake Michigan

This undated photo provided by the Woessner family via The University of Chicago Hospital, shows Nathan Woessner. (AP Photo/The Woessner Family via The University of Chicago Hospital)

All involved agree, sand dune rescue ‘a miracle’

CHICAGO (AP) — One minute, 6-year-old Nathan Woessner was scampering up a massive dune in northern Indiana with his dad and a friend. He was gone the next, without a warning or sound. More than […]

07/15/2013

Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks center, holds Stanley Cup after winning 2013 Stanley Cup Finals, during victory parade, Chicago, Illinois. (AP Photo)

Thousands of fans fete victorious Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) — Showered with confetti and cheered by screaming fans, the Blackhawks wound their way through downtown Chicago on open-topped buses Friday to celebrate the team’s stunning Stanley Cup victory. Thousands of fans who […]

06/28/2013

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Scientists: Timber in Lake Michigan centuries old

FAIRPORT, Mich. (AP) — A wooden beam embedded at the bottom of northern Lake Michigan appears to have been there for centuries, underwater archaeologists announced Tuesday, a crucial finding as crews dig toward what they hope is the carcass of a French ship that disappeared while exploring the Great Lakes in the 17th Century.

06/18/2013

Severed human leg washes up on Chicago beach

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago authorities are investigating after a human leg was discovered on a Lake Michigan beach on the city’s South Side. Authorities tell the Chicago Sun-Times that the leg had been severed from […]

06/06/2013

Winds from Sandy make for good Chicago surfing

CHICAGO (AP) – Hundreds of miles from its turbulent center, superstorm Sandy’s outer bands were violent enough to rip up near-record high waves Tuesday on Lake Michigan, sending a community of avid surfers in Chicago […]

10/30/2012

Storm brings more wind, rain to Northeast

NEW YORK (AP) – It could be days before people in much of the Northeast can see their lives start to return to normal, in the aftermath of a storm that has left at least […]

10/30/2012

Sandy moves inland after leaving 17 dead

NEW YORK (AP) – Superstorm Sandy is winding down and inching its way inland, leaving at least 17 people in seven states dead and more than 7 million power outages in its wake. New York […]

10/30/2012

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