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Major Blizzard Roars Through Chicago Area

Farmers’ Almanac: Chicago Will Get Slammed This Winter

We’ve been hearing that Chicago could be headed for a terrible winter. Now, the Farmers’ Almanac is joining the chorus with some grim predictions. CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros reports.

11/10/2011

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

Lake Shore Drive Construction Begins To Avoid Blizzard Fiasco

Road construction project beginning today on lake shore drive could have a major impact this winter.

10/31/2011

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

Kirk Praises Plan For Turnarounds On LSD, Says More Is Needed

Construction begins Monday on two traffic turnarounds on Lake Shore Drive, to allow vehicles to get off the highway in an emergency, like the February blizzard that stranded hundreds of cars. U.S. Sen Mark Kirk said it’s a good start, but more is needed.

CBS Chicago–10/30/2011

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Suburban Governments Take Federal Reimbursements For Blizzard Expenses

In 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.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

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

Forecast Predicts Horrible Winter With Heavy Snow, Brutal Cold

A long-range forecast says a few months from now, we could be in for one of the snowiest winters in recent memory. And that prediction is for the year after the third heaviest blizzard in Chicago history.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

First Baptist Congregational Church roof collapse. (Photo by Wanda Washington)

Historic Church To Reopen After Being Damaged In Blizzard

The 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.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

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

City Will Pull Buses From Lakefront During Blizzard

The CTA and the city of Chicago are taking steps to make sure that if another blizzard socks the city, buses won’t be stranded on Lake Shore Drive.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

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Parking Ticket After Blizzard Tossed For Disabled Woman

Police in the tiny southern suburb of Calumet Park have a bad taste in their mouths after a judge tossed out a parking ticket for a Chicago woman Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

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Woman Fights Parking Ticket Issued After Blizzard

Costs are mounting for a 60-year-old Beverly neighborhood woman as she tries to fight a parking ticket she got after the February blizzard.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

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

February Blizzard Cost City $37.3M

City officials estimated on Friday that last month’s blizzard cost the city more than $37 million in preparation and cleanup efforts.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Wants Federal Funds For Post-Blizzard Relief

Gov. Pat Quinn is asking for federal funding to help pay for the costs of dealing with the blizzard of Feb. 1 and 2.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

First Baptist Congregational Church roof collapse. (Photo by Wanda Washington)

Repairs Underway At Historic Church After Blizzard

The Bible has Jesus telling Peter, “On this rock, I will build my church,” but on the Near West Side Tuesday, crews will be trying to take the rocks out of a church.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

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

Quinn Wants Feds To Help Pay For Storm Response

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.

02/28/2011

Blizzard Photo from viewer Gary Ohm

Chicago Sets New February Record For Snow

Chicago broke a 115-year-old record for snowfall on Saturday and the city could still see more snowfall before the month is over.

02/26/2011

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

Stranded Motorists Used Twitter During Blizzard

There were some valuable lessons learned about the use of social networking web sites during one of Chicago’s worst-ever snowstorms.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2011

Send Us Your Warm Weather Photos

What a difference two weeks makes. How are you spending the day? We’d love to see some of your warm weather pictures

02/17/2011

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Tickets Issued For Cars Buried In Snow

If your car is still buried in snow in Chicago, you could find a nasty surprise waiting when you finally get it out.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2011

Snow piles up in an alley off of Sheridan Road in Rogers Park. (Credit: CBS)

Blizzard Aftermath To Affect Lake Levels, Farms

Snow from this month’s blizzard is slowly leaving us, but the snow may impact us for the next several months.

WBBM Newsradio–02/16/2011

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City: No More Dibs On Parking

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.

02/15/2011

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

Hired Truck Firms Brought In For Blizzard Cleanup

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.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011

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