Snow Shoveling

Snow blankets Chicago on Sunday, amid a blizzard that dropped more than 19 inches on the city by early Monday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Berwyn Man, 35, Is Latest To Die From Snow Shoveling

At least 19 people across the Chicago area have died from causes related to shoveling snow this season since Super Bowl weekend’s massive blizzard.

02/09/2015

The record-setting Lake effect snowstorm dumped up to six feet of snow in less than 24 hours closing a 100-mile section of The New York State Thruway as well as other major roads around Buffalo. Four deaths have already been attributed to the storm. (John Normile/Getty Images)

Snow-Shoveling Death Toll Hits 18 In Chicago Area

Authorities stress that shoveling snow can be potentially dangerous.

02/05/2015

Side streets that haven't been plowed, or were only plowed once during the blizzard, have left driving treacherous in some neighborhoods, where side streets are covered in hard-packed snow. (Credit: CBS)

Many Side Streets, Sidewalks Still A Snowy Mess

As of late Monday night, city officials said approximately 90 percent of the city’s side streets had been plowed at least once since the blizzard hit. However, there was still a lot of work to do to get the city’s side streets cleared of snow. In addition, many sidewalks have not been shoveled once since the start of the snowstorm.

02/03/2015

Ferguson takes a break in a chair one of her neighbors put out for "dibs" after digging out the entire spot. (Credit: Instagram/jamiepie)

Humboldt Park Woman Declares ‘No Dibs,’ Shovels Entire Block

A West Side woman wants to put an end to the Chicago tradition of claiming “dibs” on parking spots shoveled out after snowstorms.

01/10/2014

Dr. Michelle Sergel, left, talks with a frostbite patient at Stroger Hospital. (CBS)

Extreme Weather Brings Frostbite Cases, Deaths From Snow-Shoveling Exertion

In southwest suburban Will County, three men ranging in age from 57 to 63 died after shoveling snow in Bolingbrook and Joliet, the coroner’s office tells CBS 2.

01/06/2014

Snow Shoveling

Man Dies While Shoveling Snow In Humboldt Park

The man was shoveling snow in the 1400 block of North Washtenaw Avenue about 10:20 p.m. and started having chest pains.

01/06/2014

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney Seeks Crackdown On Failure To Shovel Snow

Failing to shovel your walkway this winter could be a costly mistake.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Snow Shoveling

4 DuPage Men Die After Shoveling Snow

All of the victims were in their 60s, and their deaths occurred following one of the Chicago region’s worst snowstorms ever.

02/03/2011

Snow Shoveling

Chicagoans Dig Out In Bitter Cold

Many homeowners spent the day in the freezing cold, as they dug out from the blizzard that dumped 20.2 inches of snow on the area.

CBS 2–02/03/2011

SnowCare For Troops

Volunteers Clear Snow For Military Families

SnowCare for Troops is a free service for military families that not many people seem to be aware of.

CBS 2–01/26/2011