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A front-end loader helps haul away mounds of snow left behind by snow plows as the city continues clearing side streets after the blizzard at the start of February. (Credit: City of Chicago)

City Continues Work To Clear Snow From Side Streets

For the second day in a row, the city has deployed 650 pieces of snow removal equipment as crews continue clearing side streets in the wake of the 8th snowiest week on record, including a blizzard that blanketed the city in more than 19 inches of snow.

02/05/2015

A man clears snow from the sidewalk in front of an apartment building on February 2, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Snow began falling in the city Sunday morning and did not stop until early Monday morning, leaving behind more than 19 inches. It was the fifth largest snowfall in the city's history.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

February Already 10th Snowiest On Record In Chicago

Not only was this weekend’s blizzard the 5th largest snowstorm in the city’s history, it also made the past week the 8th snowiest week on record for Chicago.

02/05/2015

A car drives on a snow-packed street in the Lawndale neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Lawndale Residents Say City Not Plowing Streets Fast Enough

It’s been three days now since the big blizzard dumped more than a foot of snow on Chicago.

02/04/2015

Snow Shoveling

Evanston To Ticket Property Owners Who Haven’t Shoveled Starting Thursday

Evanston is getting tough with property owners who still haven’t shoveled the snow from Sunday’s blizzard, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

02/04/2015

Vincent Juarez urges on his dogs at Swallow Cliff Woods, taking advantage of the recent blizzard to train for a dogsledding race in Michigan. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Snowy Landscape Makes Perfect Dogsledding Conditions

At Swallow Cliff Woods in Palos Park – which is best known for the 125-step stair climb and the toboggan run that has been closed for more than a decade – Vincent Juarez stood on the back of a sled, pulled by his three dogs.

02/04/2015

Tyler Healy (R) gets help digging out his car from his brother Calvin on February 2, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Eighteen inches of snow fell on the city in the past 24 hours, the fifth largest snowfall in the city's history.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Winter Weather Advisory; More Snow For Southern Chicago Area

As if more than a foot-and-a-half of snow over the weekend wasn’t enough, more snow was on the way for the south suburbs, parts of the South Side, and northwestern Indiana from Wednesday morning through Wednesday afternoon.

02/04/2015

An unplowed side street in Archer Heights. (Credit: CBS)

City Adding More Trucks, Crews To Effort To Clear Snow From Side Streets

Wednesday morning, the city deployed 650 pieces of equipment to remove snow from side streets – including 315 snow plows, and 335 pieces of heavy construction equipment – to help haul away the piles of snow created by plows. In addition, the city has dispatched approximately 300 laborers to help shovel snow.

02/04/2015

A city plow clears a residential street in the Bucktown neighborhood. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More Snow Keeping Plows, Tow Trucks Busy

Another round of snow is keeping the plows in the Chicago area busy.

02/03/2015

A man clears snow from the sidewalk in front of an apartment building on February 2, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Snow began falling in the city Sunday morning and did not stop until early Monday morning, leaving behind more than 19 inches. It was the fifth largest snowfall in the city's history.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Postal Service: Shovel Your Sidewalks To Make Sure You Get Your Mail

This weekend really tested the Postal Service creed, but Chicago district spokesman Mark Reynolds said letter carriers can handle the snow (and rain, rain and heat and gloom of night).

02/03/2015

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

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Three Men Collapse, Die While Shoveling Snow: DuPage Coroner

Three men, all in their early 60s, were shoveling snow at their respective homes when they collapsed, according to the DuPage County coroner’s office.

02/02/2015

Snow and ice could create some hard to see problems for your home. (Credit: CBS)

Tips For Protecting Your Home From Snow, Ice Damage

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports just because you dug yourself out and made it to work today doesn’t mean you’ve survived the blizzard unscathed.

02/02/2015

About two inches of snow fell on Chicago from Monday night into Tuesday morning. (Credit: CBS/Susanna Song)

Blizzard 2015: Feather In Cap, Or Black Eye, For Mayor Emanuel?

The beauty of the city’s response is in the eye of the beholder, especially in an election year.

02/02/2015

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Classes To Resume For CPS Students Tuesday

Classes at Chicago Public Schools will resume on Tuesday, a day after classes were canceled Monday due to the blizzard.

02/02/2015

(Credit: Nancy Robertson, of Warrenville)

Snow Totals From Weekend Blizzard

Here are the total snow fall amounts measured by National Weather Service observers for the snowstorm that lasted from Saturday night until Monday morning.

02/02/2015

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

“Historic” Blizzard Buries Chicago Area In More Than 19 Inches Of Snow

Updated 02/02/15 – 10:47 a.m. CHICAGO (CBS) – After nearly 36 straight hours of snowfall, the Chicago area was digging out from more than 19 inches of snow across the region, making it the 5th […]

02/02/2015

The Bean in Millennium Park during Sunday's snowstorm. (Credit: Chris Martinez)

PHOTOS: Winter Storm Hits Chicago Area

As the snow continues to come down all over the Chicago area, many grabbed their phones and cameras to snap pictures of snow covered yards and streets.

02/01/2015

Kendra Prior at Giordano's says they have gotten early orders to make sure the pizzas arrive on time. (Credit: Lisa Fielding

Super Bowl & Blizzard Makes For Big Pizza Delivery Day

Delivery calls are coming in fast and furious at Giordano’s downtown.

02/01/2015

The Bean in Millennium Park during Sunday's snowstorm. (Credit: Chris Martinez)

Snow Storm Slams Chicago, Blizzard Warning In Effect

Snow and wind are slamming Chicago as a winter storm could dump as much as 14 inches of snow on the Chicago area.

02/01/2015

A City of Chicago snow plow pushes the slush off the road. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Winter Storm Could Dump Up To 14 Inches Of Snow On Chicago Area

A winter storm expected to start late Saturday afternoon could dump up to a foot of snow on the Chicago area.

01/31/2015

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