Lake Michigan

Freighter on the Great Lakes. FILE PHOTO(credit: istockphoto)

Witnesses: Crewman Jumped Into Lake After Alcohol Confrontation

An investigation shows that a 41-year-old crewman jumped from a freighter into Lake Michigan north of Ludington following a confrontation with superiors over his alcohol use.

CBS Detroit–08/25/2015

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Rescuers Search Lake Michigan After Report Of Man Overboard

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching Lake Michigan off Big Sable Point in Mason County for a man reported overboard from a freighter.

CBS Detroit–08/23/2015

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A 48 Hour Guide To Chicago

A practical travel guide for the best lodging, dining, transportation and attractions in Chicago, especially for travelers who have just 48 hours to visit America’s third largest city.


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Surfer Helps In Rescue Of 2 Girls From Lake Michigan

A red flag was flying at the beach, warning people of dangerous swimming conditions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2015


Massive Waterspout Spotted Over Lake Michigan [PHOTOS]

Several eyewitnesses spotted a large waterspout — or tornado over the water — on the state’s West coast.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2015

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Dive Team Discovers 116-Year-Old Shipwreck In Lake Michigan

Officials say it’s one of the best-preserved wrecks in the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2015

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1st Boats Reach Finish Of Chicago To Mackinac Sailboat Race

The first boats have finished the annual sailboat race from Chicago’s Navy Pier to northern Michigan’s Mackinac Island.


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Best Waterfront Destinations In The US

Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.


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Most Of Great Lakes Surface Frozen For Second Straight Year

For the second consecutive winter, bitter weather threatens to turn the surface of the Great Lakes into a vast, frozen plain.

CBS Detroit–02/20/2015

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Scientists: Great Lakes Teeming With Tiny Plastic Fibers

There’s also a chance that fibers are in drinking water piped from the lakes, scientists said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2015