The week will start out a scorcher and then maybe — maybe — ease up by Labor Day weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
The Federal Railroad Administration said it’s likely that temperatures of 103 degrees last July caused train tracks to buckle, derailing a coal train, and causing the bridge it was traveling on to collapse.
Today is the last day of the stifling heat – at least for a while – and that’s welcome news to a guy who stands on the hot pavement, peddling fruit and water to passing drivers.
CBS 2’s Susanna Song visited an all-girls summer camp in Uptown to see how they’re dealing with the heat and humidity.
At the Lincoln Park Zoo, both the animals and those who came to visit them coped with the heat wave.
This summer’s first serious heat wave is already causing problems for a lot of people. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports that at Stroger Hospital, doctors are seeing more heat-related health issues.
Sizzling temperatures will likely be around for a few more days, and for folks who have to be outside in this heat, it can be unbearable.
The heat and humidity could reach dangerous levels in the Chicago area this week, and could bring heat indexes of 100 degrees or higher for the next four days.
LeBron James led a title-saving charge, and now his crown will be on the line one more time in Game 7.
The Spurs faded along with their All-Star point guard, losing to the resurgent Miami Heat 109-93.
Perhaps the most key matchup of this matchup will be Tim Duncan vs. Chris Bosh. Which center will emerge as the bigger impact player? Craig Carton joins the Sports Verdict set to debate!
LeBron James averaged 29ppg during the Conference Finals in leading the Heat to a series victory against the Pacers. Let’s take a look back at the Miami star’s top 5 career playoff performances.
No more sitting out stars, and for the San Antonio Spurs, no more sitting around.
What’s too bad for the Bulls is that somebody in their own division appears closer to calling “next.”
It’s onto the NBA Finals for the Heat after they put away the Indiana Pacers, who saw their hopes of a storybook upset simply fall apart in a hurry.
It’s hard to call a game for the Miami Heat a must-win, but if the Heat can’t put together a winning formula against the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals; the Heat could be in deep trouble.
The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.
As the feats, and really the legend of LeBron James grows ever larger, he has begun to transcend the game itself, much to the dismay of many fans. Consequently, is he, or Commissioner David Stern, the greatest villain currently in the NBA?
LeBron James caught the inbounds pass, changed direction and immediately attacked the rim.
Conference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.