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.
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.
An autopsy Monday found Frank Beck, of Oak Forest, died of hypothermia, cold exposure and heart disease.
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.
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.
A north suburban man is at least the 11th reported cold-related death this winter in Cook County.
An 80-year-old man from south suburban Blue Island who had dementia died of hypothermia Monday night after leaving his house, authorities said.
An Illinois man is being treated for hypothermia after his snowmobile fell through the ice on a lake in northern Wisconsin.
Daniel Badillo, 50, was found in the 3100 block of West 26th Street and pronounced dead at St. Anthony Hospital on Sunday.
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.
A northwest suburban man who died Sunday is the seventh cold-related death of the season in Cook County.
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.
A Saturday autopsy determined the death of a woman found unresponsive Friday in her Southwest Side residence was cold related.
Chicago woke up this morning to subzero temperature readings and dangerous wind chills.
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.
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.
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.