Hypothermia

Pravin Varughese. (Credit: Twitter)

Mother Files Lawsuit In Death Of SIU Student

A Morton Grove woman has filed a lawsuit against the city of Carbondale, the city’s police chief, and the man she believes killed her 19-year-old son in February.

08/08/2014

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Pair Of Cold Deaths Brings County’s Total To 23

At least 23 people have died of cold-related causes in Cook County this season, the most since 2008-09, with the latest being a Humboldt Park man and an Austin woman.

03/04/2014

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Chicago Woman Dies Of Hypothermia, Cold Exposure At Home

A woman who died Thursday at her home in the West Side Austin neighborhood was at least the 23rd cold-related death of the season in Cook County.

02/28/2014

Cold Thermometer

Cook County Records 21st Cold-Related Death

An autopsy Monday found Frank Beck, of Oak Forest, died of hypothermia, cold exposure and heart disease.

02/17/2014

Cold Thermometer

Burbank Man Is County’s 20th Cold Death This Winter

Elieser DeJesus, 79, died at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 9:48 a.m. on Monday, from complications of hypothermia, cold exposure, and coronary artery disease.

02/13/2014

Tracy Cherry, 46, is accused of leaving her pit bull outside in extremely cold weather for as long as 12 hours, starting Jan. 5. The pit bull died of hypothermia. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Sheriff: Woman Left Dog To Die Out In Cold

A 46-year-old woman has been arrested on animal cruelty charges, after allegedly leaving her pit bull outside in extremely cold weather earlier this month.

01/27/2014

Icicles. (Credit: CBS)

Northfield Man Is 11th Cold-Related Death In Cook County

A north suburban man is at least the 11th reported cold-related death this winter in Cook County.

01/10/2014

Cold Thermometer

Elderly Blue Island Man Dies Of Hypothermia

An 80-year-old man from south suburban Blue Island who had dementia died of hypothermia Monday night after leaving his house, authorities said.

01/08/2014

Snowmobile (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crystal Lake Man’s Snowmobile Falls Through Ice In Wisconsin

An Illinois man is being treated for hypothermia after his snowmobile fell through the ice on a lake in northern Wisconsin.

12/30/2013

Cold Thermometer

Man Found Dead In Little Village Is Season’s Second Cold Death

Daniel Badillo, 50, was found in the 3100 block of West 26th Street and pronounced dead at St. Anthony Hospital on Sunday.

11/26/2013

Joey Frase (Credit: Facebook)

‘Perfect Storm Of Circumstances’ Led To Man’s Death From Hypothermia

Police Chief George Filenko said Wednesday authorities wrapped up their investigation this week and were able to determine almost exactly what happened on Jan. 22, when Joey Frase was found dead near Campbell Airport.

02/28/2013

Cold Thermometer

Northwest Suburban Man Is County’s 7th Cold-Related Death

A northwest suburban man who died Sunday is the seventh cold-related death of the season in Cook County.

01/21/2013

Cold Thermometer

Cold Exposure Cited In Two Separate Deaths Friday

The deaths Friday of two men — one in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood and another in northwest suburban Streamwood — were due in part from exposure to the cold.

02/26/2012

Chicago Fire Department

Autopsy: Woman Found In Unheated Home Died From Cold

A Saturday autopsy determined the death of a woman found unresponsive Friday in her Southwest Side residence was cold related.

01/28/2012

Cold Weather Bitter Bundled Up Winter Temperatures

Deep Freeze Settles On Chicago

Chicago woke up this morning to subzero temperature readings and dangerous wind chills.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011

Photo Of A Frozen Ditch. (AP Photo)

Bartlett Man’s New Year’s Death Caused By Hypothermia

A northwest suburban man who took a drunken fall at his home on New Year’s Day is at least the fifth Cook County resident to die of cold-related causes this winter season.

01/03/2011

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tinley Park War Vet Died Of Cold Exposure In Driveway

The body of a suburban Chicago man who served in Kosovo and Iraq as a Marine was found in the driveway of his Tinley Park home, and an autopsy showed he died of hypothermia.

12/30/2010

Photo Of A Frozen Ditch. (AP Photo)

December’s Bitter Cold Exacts A Fatal Toll

The homeless and the sick can be most at risk when temperatures drop. The deaths of two homeless men found outdoors in Joliet over the past three days may both be related to the cold weather.

12/08/2010