Workers with shovels and a bulldozer spent several hours on Thursday afternoon digging and steaming out a Bronzeville couple’s vehicle.
Firefighters responded to the three-story building on the 4000 block of South Calumet Avenue around 12:30 a.m.
A sailboat left floating at the dock at the end of last season is now frozen in the ice-covered water, a curiosity to local ice fishermen, and people who pass by on the lakefront path.
A land surveyor discovered the victim, a male of unknown age, apparently frozen to death, in a vacant lot in the 1000 block of Windham Parkway.
Conditions improved and service resumed at the Chicago/State station at 6:55 a.m.
An elderly Joliet man apparently froze to death after walking outside of his house and falling, police said.
Genevieve Klimczak’s body was found just outside a door of the McHenry Villa retirement center, after a night of 7-degree weather.
Good gravy. It is still so stupid hot. Even if it’s not triple digits, this is still gross. My shirt is holding onto every inch of my back. Walking is hard. Biking makes me feel and smell like a surly viking. THIS MUST STOP. Let’s go cool off and remember that we live in an age where for the low, low cost of our children’s future with an ozone layer, we can be cold right now – YEAH! Besides, they’ll probably invent totally green-recyclable-organic A/C units that make the rainforest glow with Gaia’s energy. We deserve to be cold, and the kids will fix it! DOUBLE YEAH!
Nearly a day and a half after a man was found dead in his Rogers Park home which had no heat or electricity, his body remained frozen and an autopsy could not yet be performed.
A woman found frozen in a ditch near Palos Park late Sunday is the same woman reported missing after a family gathering Saturday in the southwest suburb.