Heat-Related Death

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4 More Dead From Heat Stress, Total Number Rises To 10

The deaths Friday of four people in Chicago have been attributed at least in part to heat-related causes, bringing the total of heat-related deaths in Cook County this week to 10.


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15 Deaths In Cook County Now Linked To Heat Wave

Cook County officials said Tuesday that 15 deaths have now been tied to heat-related illnesses during the recent heat wave.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011


Another 90-Plus Day For Heat-Weary Chicagoans

The heat may feel a little less oppressive today than in it has for much of this week, but temperatures will still be sticky and uncomfortable as they top 90 degrees.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

Cesar Rodriguez, left, and Tomas Garay, 58, are among two Chicagoans whose deaths are considered heat-related. (CBS)

Heat Wave Proves Fatal

The exteme heat is suspected of being a factor in the deaths of at least seven Cook County residents in the last few days.