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An Archer Heights sidewalk is covered in snow and ice more than two weeks after a blizzard. (CBS)

Blizzard Long Gone, But Snow And Ice Remain On Sidewalks

Sidewalks around 51st and Karlov remain encrusted with ice and snow, forcing pedestrians to use the street. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

02/20/2015

Boston Blizzard 2015 (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

Is Climate Change Behind The Northeast’s Extreme Winter Storms?

As a nor’easter prepares to pummel the Northeast, environmentalists have turned to climate change to explain this season’s storms.

02/10/2015

The record-setting Lake effect snowstorm dumped up to six feet of snow in less than 24 hours closing a 100-mile section of The New York State Thruway as well as other major roads around Buffalo. Four deaths have already been attributed to the storm. (John Normile/Getty Images)

Snow-Shoveling Death Toll Hits 18 In Chicago Area

Authorities stress that shoveling snow can be potentially dangerous.

02/05/2015

A man clears snow from the sidewalk in front of an apartment building on February 2, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Snow began falling in the city Sunday morning and did not stop until early Monday morning, leaving behind more than 19 inches. It was the fifth largest snowfall in the city's history.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Postal Service: Shovel Your Sidewalks To Make Sure You Get Your Mail

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).

02/03/2015

Side streets that haven't been plowed, or were only plowed once during the blizzard, have left driving treacherous in some neighborhoods, where side streets are covered in hard-packed snow. (Credit: CBS)

Many Side Streets, Sidewalks Still A Snowy Mess

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.

02/03/2015

About two inches of snow fell on Chicago from Monday night into Tuesday morning. (Credit: CBS/Susanna Song)

Blizzard 2015: Feather In Cap, Or Black Eye, For Mayor Emanuel?

The beauty of the city’s response is in the eye of the beholder, especially in an election year.

02/02/2015

(Credit: Nancy Robertson, of Warrenville)

Snow Totals From Weekend Blizzard

Here are the total snow fall amounts measured by National Weather Service observers for the snowstorm that lasted from Saturday night until Monday morning.

02/02/2015

Snow in Batavia, Ill. (Credit: Lana Hinshaw-Klann)

Amid Blizzard, Firefighters Escort Woman In Labor To Hospital

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.

02/02/2015

(Credit: Ana Mathey, of Elmhurst)

The Worst Snowstorms In Chicago History

CHICAGO (CBS) — Here are the top 10 snowstorms in Chicago history, according to the National Weather Service:

02/02/2015

Snow blankets Chicago on Sunday, amid a blizzard that dropped more than 19 inches on the city by early Monday morning. (Credit: CBS)

“Historic” Blizzard Buries Chicago Area In More Than 19 Inches Of Snow

Updated 02/02/15 – 10:47 a.m. CHICAGO (CBS) — After nearly 36 straight hours of snowfall, the Chicago area was digging out from more than 19 inches of snow across the region, making it the 5th […]

02/02/2015

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Principal Announces School Closing with Frozen Parody

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 […]

01/29/2015

Flight status boards at O'Hare International Airport. (Credit: CBS)

East Coast Blizzard Stranding Many Travelers At O’Hare, Midway

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.

01/27/2015

The air traffic control tower is seen behind the departures level of Terminal 2 at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo credit: Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

Airlines Canceling Thousands Of Flights To East Coast Ahead Of Major Blizzard

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.

01/26/2015

The scene in Logan Square after the Blizzard Of 1979. (Credit: You Tube/JoAnn Elam)

Blizzard Of 1979 Makes Pain Of Winter 2014 A Bit More Bearable

For all of the snow that has piled up here, Chicago has avoided “The Big One.”

02/06/2014

Crowds of travelers inside Midway Airport waiting for their flights  recently. (Credit: Erik White/CBS)

Southwest Cancels 130 Flights At Midway Due To Winter Storm

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.

01/03/2014

This Jan. 30, 1967 photo shows abandoned autos littering South Lake Shore Drive near 18th Street. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

History Lesson: Huge Blizzard Followed Balmy January Day In 1967

Once upon a time, a record breaking warm January day in Chicago was followed by a record breaking blizzard.

01/29/2013

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Blizzard For Denver, But 40s Again For Chicago

The temperature will be cooling down in Chicago Friday evening, and there could be a little rain or even a flurry or two overnight.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

A city plow clears a residential street. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

So Far, City Has Spared The Salt This Winter

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.

01/31/2012

Metra commuter train makes it way along the tracks. (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Metra All Ready For Another Blizzard, If Necessary

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.

WBBM Newsradio–12/19/2011

Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

City Says It’s Ready For Brutal Winter

The City of Chicago says it’s ready for the worst when it comes to winter weather.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

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