Police say the deaths could be related to the cold weather, but autopsies will not be conducted until Tuesday.
Some people have no choice, but to be out in the cold. They have to work in this bitter blast.
For those of us who had to come to work, the key to staying warm can be a few shortcuts, reports CBS 2’s Jim Williams.
CHICAGO (CBS) — With many Chicago area schools closed today due to frigid temperatures, parents and caregivers may find themselves searching for safe and fun activities for their kids. Here are a few local options that offer children and grownups a […]
This bitter blast has students at one Far South Side school wearing coats, hats and gloves in the classroom.
With temperatures plunging Monday, CBS 2’s Jim Williams spent the day with people who have no choice but to endure the cold.
Metra says it’s putting into practice, everything it learned during last year’s Polar Vortex which created long and repeated delays for commuters, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Though fall has not yet officially begun, Chicago and its surrounding areas are about to experience a snap of cold weather this week, reports CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros.
As of late Tuesday morning, the official temperature in Chicago was only 64 degrees, which is the normal low for mid-July. The average temperature for July 15 is 74 in Chicago, and the normal high is 85, according to the National Weather Service.
After two deadly accidents on the water last weekend, the Chicago Fire Department is reminding people of the hazards of cold water. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
A new trend has teenagers from New Trier High School taking a dangerous plunge called the “cold water challenge,” with students nominating each other to jump into Lake Michigan.
The world’s biggest hamburger chain said Monday that sales fell 1.4 percent in February at established U.S. locations. It blamed the harsh winter weather, but conceded that “challenging industry dynamics” also played a role.
A woman who died Thursday at her home in the West Side Austin neighborhood was at least the 23rd cold-related death of the season in Cook County.
With the end of what experts call “meteorological winter,” this relentless, unforgiving season will be one of those that will remain in our collective memories for a long, long time.
Believe it or not, this wild winter weather does have some benefits.
With the thermometer down – the calls to the Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society are up.
It may feel like the worst winter ever, and it is certainly the harshest in decades.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov talks with restaurant operators who are seeing more empty tables.