Sidewalks around 51st and Karlov remain encrusted with ice and snow, forcing pedestrians to use the street. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
As a nor’easter prepares to pummel the Northeast, environmentalists have turned to climate change to explain this season’s storms.
Authorities stress that shoveling snow can be potentially dangerous.
This weekend really tested the Postal Service creed, but Chicago district spokesman Mark Reynolds said letter carriers can handle the snow (and rain, rain and heat and gloom of night).
As of late Monday night, city officials said approximately 90 percent of the city’s side streets had been plowed at least once since the blizzard hit. However, there was still a lot of work to do to get the city’s side streets cleared of snow. In addition, many sidewalks have not been shoveled once since the start of the snowstorm.
The beauty of the city’s response is in the eye of the beholder, especially in an election year.
Here are the total snow fall amounts measured by National Weather Service observers for the snowstorm that lasted from Saturday night until Monday morning.
The woman and her family members were on the way to the hospital, with no choice but to go into the snowstorm, on Sunday night, when her car went off the road.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Here are the top 10 snowstorms in Chicago history, according to the National Weather Service:
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By Liz Valliyil, CBS2 CHICAGO (CBS) — A Rhode Island principal made his students’ day, not just by calling a snow day, but making his own parody of “Let It Go” to do so. Principal Matt Glendinning […]
Thousands of flights across the country have been cancelled because of the storm, including hundreds of flights in Chicago, leaving many people spending the night at the airport.
The potentially historic blizzard in the Northeast might have missed the Midwest, but it was having an impact at Chicago’s airports. Numerous flights at O’Hare and Midway airports have been delayed, and some airlines have begun cancelling flights.
For all of the snow that has piled up here, Chicago has avoided “The Big One.”
Southwest was facing major backups early Friday, a residual effect of both the snowstorm in the Chicago area over the past couple days, as well as planes being unable to fly to many parts of the Northeast, as a blizzard hits there.
Once upon a time, a record breaking warm January day in Chicago was followed by a record breaking blizzard.
The temperature will be cooling down in Chicago Friday evening, and there could be a little rain or even a flurry or two overnight.
City officials say they have been been able to get by with spreading much less salt on streets this winter than last thanks to milder temperatures and less snow.
So far, the Chicago area has had only a dusting of snow. But Metra says it is ready to battle another blizzard — if one occurs.
The City of Chicago says it’s ready for the worst when it comes to winter weather.