Falling Ice

Ice Chunk Smashes Through Ravenswood Manor RoofWhen 51-year-old John Connors came home Thursday night, he found a mess of debris and chunks of ice all over his floor, and a hole in the ceiling of his apartment in the 4600 block of North Francisco Avenue.
Spokesman For U.S. Senate Candidate Hit In Head By Falling Ice Another signal that spring is approaching - the thawing of Chicago skyscrapers means ice falling downtown.
Rising Temps Lead To Ice Falling From Downtown BuildingsCBS 2’s Jim Williams reports one person after another, even a woman with a baby, crossed the street without realizing the potential danger as big chucks of ice and snow were falling from the top of the CTA station on to the crosswalk at Van Buren and Federal.
Expert: Newer High-Rises Can Be More Prone To Falling IceEfforts to conserve energy at high-rises by using highly insulated windows have led to an increase in falling ice, because ice and snow more easily stick to the cold exteriors of newer skyscrapers.
Warmup Won't End Switching Problems For Metra, AmtrakMetra anticipates normal rush hours Friday, while service on Amtrak to Detroit, St. Louis, Quincy and Carbondale remains on a reduced schedule. However, neither will rule out delays blamed on switching problems.
Falling Ice Closes Streets Near Hancock Center, Willis TowerStreets around two of Chicago's tallest buildings remained closed to traffic Tuesday evening, due to concerns about falling ice.
Paramedic Injured By Falling Ice DowntownAn off-duty Chicago Fire Department paramedic was hurt by ice that fell from a building in downtown Chicago near the Loop.
UPDATED: Six Injured By Falling Ice At Cowboys StadiumThe weather continues to be as big of a story in Dallas as the game that will be played on Sunday. Snow, cold weather and now falling ice have led some to question Dallas' worth as a Super Bowl city.
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