CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The Coast Guard said Thursday it was investigating what caused a towboat carrying 3,500 gallons of diesel fuel to sink in the Mississippi River near the southern Illinois city of Chester.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has approved several laws aimed at increasing boater safety on a holiday weekend that many Illinois residents are spending on lakes and rivers.
PALOS HILLS, Ill. (AP) — The Cook County medical examiner’s office has identified the third victim of a fatal boating accident in the Cal-Sag Channel in suburban Chicago as 39-year-old Bob Bielarz of Orland Park.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois woman was hurt after being run over by a pickup truck while she was sunbathing.
WILMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A boating accident on the Kankakee River has claimed the life of a 20-year-old Morris resident. Three others survived.