More than 200 existing public schools in Chicago currently have no air conditioning, or are only partly air-conditioned. Those schools will be given air conditioning within the next five years.
As classes begin for the Chicago Public Schools, the city will be seeing some of the hottest conditions of the year.
Business is on fire at air conditioning repair companies.
As the Chicago Public Schools prepares to announce its final list of schools that will be closed or consolidated at the end of the school year, district officials were promising investments for schools that receive affected students.
Services have been all but shut down at an HIV/AIDS service center on the city’s West Side for the past two weeks, after vandals stole copper from the building and left it without electricity or air conditioning.
Good gravy. It is still so stupid hot. Even if it’s not triple digits, this is still gross. My shirt is holding onto every inch of my back. Walking is hard. Biking makes me feel and smell like a surly viking. THIS MUST STOP. Let’s go cool off and remember that we live in an age where for the low, low cost of our children’s future with an ozone layer, we can be cold right now – YEAH! Besides, they’ll probably invent totally green-recyclable-organic A/C units that make the rainforest glow with Gaia’s energy. We deserve to be cold, and the kids will fix it! DOUBLE YEAH!
More than 400 Cook County Jail inmates had to be shifted to different facilities Friday night when air conditioning units in the building they were housed in overheated.
When temperatures get extremely hot, as they have for the last several days, something else goes up too — calls to air conditioner repair companies.
A 94-year-old Glenview woman encountered a road block when she went to the DMV to take an on-road examination. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards explains.
The buzz of air conditioners is back for nearly 3,000 Lincoln Park neighborhood residents who lost power overnight.
As the heat ratchets up above 100 degrees Thursday, the Chicago Public Schools are canceling classes in 10 buildings that do not have working air conditioning.
The heat settling in on the Chicago area isn’t just uncomfortable, it’s potentially dangerous.
Climate change is coming to some high-rise buildings on the Near West Side.
Chicago has had eight days of record warmth, and it’s caused some residents of Presidential Towers in the West Loop to wonder why the air conditioning isn’t on.
It’s hard to imagine, but some children are going to school without air conditioning during this heat wave. Parents with children in summer school at William Penn Elementary School were gathering Thursday morning to speak out against what they’re calling “unbearable conditions” in the classrooms.
Burglars struck the Animal Welfare League shelter on the city’s South Side earlier this week.
Union Station is getting a makeover, to the tune of $40 million.