Chicago Area Digging Out From Heaviest Snowfall Since 2011 BlizzardChicago area residents were shoveling out from heavy snow Wednesday morning, following the biggest winter storm in two years.
Durbin, Environmentalists Urge Federal Limits On Fossil Fuel UseU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and an environmental advocacy group are urging people to do something about climate change while they still can.
WBBM Newsradio Wins 6 Associated Press AwardsWBBM Newsradio won awards in all five categories in the Metro Radio division of the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association 2011 Journalism Excellence Contest.
Looking Back At The Blizzard Of 2011, One Year LaterTemperatures have been above average all week, and the only snow in sight is the occasional oil and dirt-streaked leftover from more than a week ago. What a difference a year makes.
Today's Near-Record Warmth A Stark Contrast To One Year AgoOne year ago, Chicago was bracing for a blizzard that eventually shut down Lake Shore Drive and forced hundreds of drivers to abandon their cars on the lakefront. Today, there wasn’t a flake of snow in sight as the Chicago area reveled in temperatures nearing 60 degrees.
Mild Temperatures To Stick Around Through Work WeekLater this week, Chicago will mark the one-year anniversary the third heaviest blizzard in recorded history. But looking outside, you’d have no idea.
Suburban Governments Take Federal Reimbursements For Blizzard ExpensesIn at least part of the Chicago area, U.S. taxpayers are helping to foot the bill for the clean-up from last winter's near-record blizzard.
Historic Church To Reopen After Being Damaged In BlizzardThe congregation from one of Chicago’s oldest churches will be back in its sanctuary this weekend, seven months after infamous the Blizzard of 2011 caused more than $3 million in damage to the church.
Blizzard Report Outlines Ways To Avoid Another Shutdown Of Lake Shore DriveMayor Rahm Emanuel should consider installing cuts in the median planters that beautify Lake Shore Drive to prevent a repeat of the Blizzard of 2011 fiasco that shut down the drive and stranded 530 vehicles, a city-based report suggests.
Report To Criticize City's Response To Blizzard On Lake Shore DriveChicago got mostly positive marks for the way it handled the Blizzard of 2011, but a report hitting Mayor Emanuel's desk this week will recommend a number of improvements for the next big one.
60 Counties Up For Federal Relief For Blizzard CostsThe U.S. government has declared 60 Illinois counties federal disaster areas after the blizzard last month.
Metra Officials On Blizzard: We Could Have Done BetterMetra officials concede that they could have done a better job dealing with the Blizzard of 2011.