No Heat

A furnace. (Credit: CBS)

Landlords For 19 Buildings Summoned To Court Over Lack Of Heat

The landlords for 19 buildings were summoned to emergency heat court on Monday after complaints of no heat.


One of the nuns at Fraternite Notre Dame in Chicago prepares au gratin potatoes for the homeless while wearing a fleece coat, because the sisters' home is without heat, and temperatures inside are freezing. (Credit: CBS)

Offers Of Help Rolling In For Nuns Without Heat

After having gone more than two days without heat, and seeing temperatures in their church drop below freezing, a group of French nuns ministering to residents in the Austin neighborhood is asking for help raising the $200,000 they need to buy new boilers.


Natural Gas Flame

Gas Service Restored To Edison Park Homes

Dozens of residents in the Edison Park neighborhood spent the night without heat, after city water crews knocked out a gas line.


Charles, one of the animals at Animal House Shelter Inc. in Huntley. (Animal House Shelter)

Donations Pour In After Boiler Fails At Northwest Suburban Pet Shelter

Officials at the not-for-profit, no-kill Animal House Shelter say a new boiler will cost about $4,000. In the meantime, they need items to help keep the dogs and cats warm.


Beasley Elementary School (CBS)

Part Of Chicago School Was Without Heat For Two Days, Parent Complains

Alonzo Stallings found out about the lack of heat not from teachers or a note sent home – but from his five-year-old daughter.


Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Part Of County Jail Loses Heat; Inmates Moved

Part of the Cook County Jail has been without heat for days.


Rochelle McIntosh spent the winter of 2010-11 without heat or hot water, after her apartment building went into foreclosure, and the bank that owned it allegedly ignored her complaints. (Credit: CBS)

Foreclosure On Apartment Building Left Woman Without Heat In Winter Of ’10-’11

Remember the winter of 2010-11, and the Groundhog Day blizzard that dumped more than 21 inches of snow on Chicago? Rochelle McIntosh remembers it all too well.

CBS 2–12/04/2012

Carter Funeral Home

South Shore Funeral Home Expects To Reopen Soon

Five days after his funeral home was shut down for lack of heat or power, a South Shore mortician said he’s not about to go out of business.

WBBM Newsradio–02/26/2012

Annie Morish had her heat shut off when Peoples Gas replaced her meter and hit her with a bill for more than $44,000, claiming she had been stealing gas. (Credit: CBS)

Elderly Woman’s Heat Shut Off, Hit With $44,000 Peoples Gas Bill

She was told People’s Gas needed to replace her meter. That’s where her nightmare began. Her gas was cut off and, on Wednesday, she got a new bill for more than $44,000, accused of stealing gas.

CBS 2–02/15/2012

Building Without Heat

Heat Back On At Last In Lincoln Park Apartment Building

The big chill is over for hundreds of residents of a Lincoln Park apartment building that had been without heat for more than five days.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

East End Avenue Fire

Fire In Heatless South Shore Building Leaves 17 Homeless

Seventeen people were left homeless Wednesday morning when a fire broke out in a large South Side apartment building.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

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Man Found Dead In Rogers Park Home With No Heat

A man was found dead early this morning in his Rogers Park neighborhood home, which had no heat or electricity, officials said.


Cold Thermometer

Elderly Woman Found Dead In Home With No Heat

An elderly woman has been found dead in her West Side home, which had no heat Friday night.


Kimbark Building

Pastor In Hot Water Over Building Without Heat

A South Side pastor is in hot water with some residents of an apartment building who say they have been living without hot water and heat for more than a month.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2011

Kimbark Building

No Heat In Woodlawn Building Angers Residents

If it’s too cold for comfort outside, just imagine what it must be like with no heat INSIDE. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talked to residents in an apartment building on the South Side’s Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS 2–01/05/2011