Gov. Quinn on Monday sent a formal request to the White House asking that 60 counties be declared federal disaster areas to help local governments recover from the blizzard that impacted much of the state.
Chicago broke a 115-year-old record for snowfall on Saturday and the city could still see more snowfall before the month is over.
There were some valuable lessons learned about the use of social networking web sites during one of Chicago’s worst-ever snowstorms.
What a difference two weeks makes. How are you spending the day? We’d love to see some of your warm weather pictures
If your car is still buried in snow in Chicago, you could find a nasty surprise waiting when you finally get it out.
Snow from this month’s blizzard is slowly leaving us, but the snow may impact us for the next several months.
If you’re still using an old folding chair or some empty crates to save the parking spot you dug out during last week’s blizzard, get rid of it soon, or the city will.
The city awarded $8 million in emergency contracts, three of them to companies involved in the infamous Hired Truck scandal, according to a new report.
Rising temperatures in the Chicago area might be melting some of the snow and ice left behind by last week’s blizzard, but it also will bring some new headaches for area motorists: more potholes.
While Cook County officials have been working to close a $487 million budget deficit, union employees at its health and hospital system are being paid $250 bonuses for coming into work during last week’s blizzard.
Some Lake County Illinois drivers who got stuck during the blizzard and ended up getting their cars towed, are complaining they’re being gouged by the towing companies.
While most drivers unlucky enough to have had to drive during the Blizzard of 2011 will be let off the hook for any slips through a red light, at least two suburban police departments are saying ‘no amnesty.’
Of the hundreds of cars stranded on Lake Shore Drive during last week’s blizzard, two remained unclaimed on Thursday.
Non-violent offenders can help remove snow from fire hydrants and emergency routes across suburban Chicago, under a program being offered by the Cook County Sheriff’s Department.
As a parent, would you feel comfortable knowing your kids were walking to school in the street, just inches from passing cars?
The City of Chicago Tuesday decided to give a pass to those caught by red light cameras during last week’s blizzard.
Despite Chicago’s third worst-ever blizzard that dropped 20-plus inches of snow, the city still is doing better in early voting this year than the previous mayoral election four years ago.
There are no more breaks at parking meters in the city because of snow on the ground.
A South Side sanitation boss is in trouble for failing to deliver snow removal to residents of his ward.
Chicago-area roofers are busy with roofing emergencies caused by the Blizzard of 2011.