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First Heat-Related Death Of The Year On South Side

A 36-year-old man who fell ill at work on the South Side Tuesday afternoon died of heat stroke — the first heat-related death of the year, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

06/27/2013

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18 Deaths Blamed On Recent Heat Wave

The death of eight more people in Chicago over the weekend have been attributed at least in part to heat-related causes, bringing the total of heat-related deaths in Cook County to 18, surpassing the total from last year.

07/08/2012

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Uptown Man Dies From Heat Stroke

A Saturday autopsy has determined an Uptown neighborhood man has died of heat stroke, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

07/23/2011

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Heat Wave Especially Hard On The Homeless

While many Chicagoans have plenty of options to escape the heat, it’s not so easy for the homeless.

WBBM Newsradio–07/20/2011