Woman pulled to safety from Des Plaines River in Schiller Park

SHARE Woman pulled to safety from Des Plaines River in Schiller Park
des_river_e1549858812945.jpg

Des Plaines River/ file photo

Police helped pull a woman to safety from the Des Planes RiverSunday afternoon in northwest suburban Schiller Park.

The woman fell into the flooded river about 6:15 p.m., Schiller Park police said in a statement. Officers arrived and initially couldn’t find her due to the flooding, police said.

They found the woman’s trail and followed her into waist-high water, police said.

The fire department arrived with a boat just as officers reached her, police said. They pulled her back to dry ground. She was apparently OK.

Schiller Park police did not respond Sunday night to a request for additional details.

The Latest
The high-stakes showdown — roughly a month ahead of the election — covered abortion, guns and crime; Pritzker’s handling of the pandemic, and the state’s financial ledgers. But the fast — and at times scattershot — pacing often left viewers without answers about where the candidates stood on those key issues.
Here’s how you can watch in person or from your couch, track a runner, plus tips on how to successfully maneuver around the city during the marathon Sunday.
The man, 18, was walking in the 4700 block of South Ashland Avenue about 9 p.m. Thursday when someone in a passing vehicle shot him, police said.
Tino Roane, 37, was shot about 12:40 a.m. Thursday during an argument in the 38100 block of North Loyola Avenue, the Lake County sheriff’s office said.