This summer’s first serious heat wave is already causing problems for a lot of people. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports that at Stroger Hospital, doctors are seeing more heat-related health issues.
An Elgin teen is accused of using a stranger’s apartment as a cooling center during the sweltering heat wave Tuesday.
The longer the extreme heat continues the more worried emergency workers become about our most vulnerable people.
Chicago police stations are supposed to be able to double as cooling centers for the public when the weather turns hot, but the Central District station in the South Loop is offering no such relief during this heat wave.
As the temperatures head into the dangerous heat zone, at least one West Side community group was heading outside. Volunteers at the community center for Mt. Vernon Baptist church were going door-to-door on Tuesday to help their neighbors.