Rush Hospital Seeing Uptick In Weather-Related InjuriesRush's Emergency Department is treating skin injuries that are one step away from frostbite.
Chicago's Long Deep Freeze Could Match Record By Week's EndThis bone-chilling stretch of extremely cold weather in Chicago could tie a record for the longest stretch of temperatures below 20 by the end of the week.
Frigid Weather Causing Extra Headaches For FirefightersThe recent arctic blast has made the already demanding job of fighting fires even more dangerous, and the last few days have been especially bad, as temperatures lingered in the single digits from Monday night until Thursday morning.
Homeless Shelters Packed Amid Deep-Freeze: ‘It’s Life And Death Out There’As he entered his third hour of panhandling on a Kennedy Expressway overpass Wednesday afternoon, Devin Tolman set down his cup of coins and stripped away the two pairs of gloves he was wearing, rubbing his hands together and jumping in place.
Near-Record Cold Has Chicago In Deep FreezeChicago flirted with record cold Monday morning as temperatures plummeted overnight, reaching well below zero before dawn.
Some Schools Start Late Thursday Due To Intense ColdMany Chicago area schools canceled classes on Thursday, due to the bitterly cold weather, and several schools that stayed open began their day late because of the intense wind chills.
As Temperatures Drop, Calls For Heating Repairs SpikeThe bitter cold in the Chicago area has lit a fire under people to call for urgent repairs around their homes.
Brutal Wind Chills Make For Painful Morning Commute For ManyTemperatures were at a frigid 2 below zero in Chicago at dawn, with a brutal wind chill of 18 below, meaning commuters had to endure a teeth-chattering wait for buses and trains as they headed out Thursday morning.
Frigid Weather Making Life Rough On The Streets Of ChicagoCold and coping go hand in hand today, especially for people who have no choice but to brave the arctic blast to live or work outdoors.
Extreme Cold Settling In To Chicago Area This WeekDangerously cold weather was moving into the Chicago area on Tuesday, with lows expected to dip into the single digits overnight, and to plunge below zero early Thursday.
Bitter Blast To Last All Day MondayPile on the hats, scarves, and gloves on Monday; even if you’re only outside for a few minutes. Temperatures will be in the single digits, or even below zero, virtually all day on Monday.
Illinois Tollway Launches Zero Weather Road PatrolsThe frigid weather could last for a couple more days, so the Illinois Tollway has stepped up around-the clock protection for drivers.