Mystery runner helps save Illinois mayor from frozen lake

Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune via AP Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld pets his dogs, from left, Annie, Sadie and Jenna at home on Monday, after the mayor was treated in the hospital for hypothermia caused when he rescued Annie on Sunday from an icy pond on their daily walk.

CHICAGO — A mystery good Samaritan helped save an 80-year-old Illinois mayor who fell through thin ice on a lake while trying to save his dog.