By noon on Wednesday, Chicago had already broken a record for the third wettest year on record, and counting.
As the temperatures soared well into the 90s for the fifth straight day, ComEd reported that customer demand hit an all time record.
The strong storms that hit over the Memorial Day weekend, combined with more storms later today, will make the month of May one of the wettest on record.
A south suburban elementary school is being announced today as first in the nation, if not the world, in the number of minutes students spent reading this school year.
A published report says the executive producer who wants to bring a reality TV series to Chicago’s Boystown has a serious criminal record.
Conditions are sunny and May flowers are in bloom at last, and with bone-chilling rain, overcast skies and even a late-season snowstorm, few in Chicago were likely sorry to see April go.
The calendar says April but the Chicago area could see as much as three inches of snow on the ground by Monday morning.
Registration for the 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon closed in record time on Thursday as 45,000 participants signed up in 31 days.
Chicago broke a 115-year-old record for snowfall on Saturday and the city could still see more snowfall before the month is over.
A snowstorm swooped into Chicago early Friday, and it could put us over the top for the snowiest February ever.
Monday night’s snowfall in Chicago wasn’t enough to set an all-time record for the month of February, but it did move the city one place closer to that milestone.
What a difference two weeks makes. How are you spending the day? We’d love to see some of your warm weather pictures
Temperatures are likely to hit 60 degrees Thursday afternoon. The last time that happened on this date was in 1880.
In addition to last week’s blizzard, Chicago’s third-ranked snow event ever shattered the record for February snowfall in one day, while Sunday’s snowfall helped the city reached another frigid milestone.
Amtrak had a record-breaking Thanksgiving week, carrying more than 700,000 passengers, up 2.7 percent over last year, the national rail service announced on Wednesday.