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Two More Cold-Related Deaths Bring Season Total To 20

Two more Cook County residents have died of cold-related causes, bringing the total this season to 20, officials said Wednesday.


Three men were found dead in a home in the 3300 block of North Harding on Monday morning. Authorities say their deaths may be related to the cold. | photo from Network Video Productions

Three Men Found Dead In Avondale Building Last Month Identified

Three men who were found frozen to death in a vacant Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood last month have been identified.


Cold Thermometer

Season’s First Cold-Related Deaths In Cook County Reported

A northwest suburban man and a North Lawndale woman who died this week are the first reported cold-related deaths of the season in Cook County.


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Pair Of Cold Deaths Brings County’s Total To 23

At least 23 people have died of cold-related causes in Cook County this season, the most since 2008-09, with the latest being a Humboldt Park man and an Austin woman.


Icicles. (Credit: CBS)

Northfield Man Is 11th Cold-Related Death In Cook County

A north suburban man is at least the 11th reported cold-related death this winter in Cook County.


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Cold Exposure Cited In Two Separate Deaths Friday

The deaths Friday of two men — one in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood and another in northwest suburban Streamwood — were due in part from exposure to the cold.


Photo Of A Frozen Ditch. (AP Photo)

Bitter Cold Blamed For 4 Area Deaths

The brutal cold that has settled on the Chicago area is now blamed for four deaths.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010