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Autopsy: 19th Person Killed By Heat This Month

A Tuesday autopsy determined that an elderly woman died in part from the heat — the 19th heat-related death in Cook County in a week.


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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.


Heat In Seniors' Apartment

Chicago Hits 103 Again, For 3rd Straight Day Of Triple Digit Temps

Chicago broke another record for heat on Friday as the temperature topped 100 degrees by midday at O’Hare–the third straight day of triple digits.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012