Commuters make a sub-zero trek to offices in the Loop on January 6, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Temperatures in the city dipped to -16 degree Fahrenheit this morning on the heals of a polar vortex that has swept into the Midwest bringing with it dangerously cold temperatures not seen in the area in about 20 years. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago’s Frigid Temps Outfreeze Even Antarctica

Looking for someplace to go to warm up amid Chicago’s deep freeze? Try the South Pole.


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Chicago Runner Aims To Achieve Rare Marathon Feat

A Chicago lawyer who coaches runners and runs marathons leaves for Antarctica this week, to attempt a feat few have ever accomplished: completing marathons on all 7 continents, and in all 50 U.S. states.

WBBM Newsradio–02/25/2013

Robert Bonifas

Aurora Businessman Frustrated After Being Stranded In Antarctic

The Aurora businessman who was the link to the outside world when a cruise ship broke down off Antarctica returned to the applause of his employees Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

Iceberg off Antarctic Peninsula

West Suburban Business Leaders Stranded On Ship In Antarctic

Two west suburban business leaders are stranded on a ship in the one of the coldest places in the world.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012