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The scene in Logan Square after the Blizzard Of 1979. (Credit: You Tube/JoAnn Elam)

Blizzard Of 1979 Makes Pain Of Winter 2014 A Bit More Bearable

For all of the snow that has piled up here, Chicago has avoided “The Big One.”

02/06/2014

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

A Cheesy Snow Solution: Towns Adding Cheese Waste To Road Salt

As historic amounts of snow continue to fall on Chicagoland, many towns are worried about a dwindling supply of salt to clear their roads. Town managers might want to dial up their friends up to the north.

02/06/2014

Chicago Commuters Continue To Battle Another Winter Storm

Subzero Temps Return Tonight, More Snow Saturday

In a pattern Chicagoans likely are growing very weary of repeating, bitter temperatures will return to the area after the latest snowfall, before another round of snow this weekend.

02/06/2014

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Hinsdale Business Owners Get Creative To Lure Customers In Cold, Snow

The mounds of snow and bitter cold are doing no favors to many businesses in west suburban Hinsdale, but the businesses are working hard to bring in customers.

02/06/2014

A car being towed in Gary. (Credit: CBS)

Enforcement Of Snow Parking Law Catches Gary Drivers Off-Guard

In Gary Indiana, there are a lot of confused and angry drivers because the city is enforcing a parking law because of the snow.

02/05/2014

A pedestrian navigates a snow-covered sidewalk during her mornoing commute in the Wicker Park neighborhood on February 5, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. About six inches of snow fell on the city overnight marking the 34th day of measurable snow this season, well above the 18-day average. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Snowiest Winters In Chicago: 2014 Cracks Top 5

Winter 2014 now ranks as one of the snowiest in Chicago.

02/05/2014

Chicago Commuters Continue To Battle Another Winter Storm

Snow Totals – Feb. 4 & 5, 2014

A snowstorm dumped up to 6 inches of snow in Chicago, more than 7 inches in some suburbs, and more than 8 inches in parts of northwest Indiana from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning.

02/05/2014

Commuters wait on a snow-covered platform for an L train in the Wicker Park neighborhood on February 5, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. About six inches of snow fell on the city overnight marking the 34th day of measurable snow this season, well above the 18-day average. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Winter’s Snowy Trend Continues, Nearly 6 Inches In Parts Of Chicago

Heavy, blowing snow was making Chicago area roads very treacherous early Wednesday, and airlines were cancelling hundreds of flights at O’Hare and Midway airports due to the winter storm.

02/05/2014

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

More Snow Tuesday Will Strain Already Diminishing Road Salt Supplies

With even more snow headed to the Chicago area on Tuesday, the continuous cleanup efforts have been creating problems for some towns and cities that are running low on road salt.

02/04/2014

A maintenance worker for the Chicago Public Schools clears snow from the sidewalk at Ames Middle School on Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Another Winter Storm Bears Down On Chicago

Well, get ready Chicago. Another winter storm is heading our way, just on the heels of the weekend snow “event.”

02/03/2014

A pedestrian crosses a snow-covered street in Humboldt Park on Thursday. The Chicago area saw snowfall for nearly three days straight, leaving 12 inches or more in parts of the city, and up to 18 inches in some northern suburbs. The heavy snow will be followed by extreme cold at the start of next week. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

January 2014 Ranks No. 3 All-Time For Snow

hursday’s brief snow would have otherwise gone unnoticed in Chicago, except for the fact that it marked another milestone in what has become quite the winter.

01/31/2014

(Credit: National Weather Service)

Winter Storm Warning: Up To Nine Inches Of Snow For Chicago

A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the Chicago area, with a forecast that is calling for up to nine inches of snow to fall in some locations.

01/31/2014

A snow plow in Elgin (CBS0

Elgin Plow Drivers Prepare For 39th ‘Snow Event’ Of The Season

Road crews in Elgin haven’t had a full weekend off since November. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

01/30/2014

Ice and snow coverage around the Great Lakes. (National Weather Service)

Impressive Views Of Chicago’s Winter Weather

By meteorological standards, the winter of 2014 has been nothing short of impressive.

01/30/2014

A breakdown of that it takes to get a snow day in the United States. (Credit: Reddit)

How Much Snow Does It Take To Close Schools?

Chicago rarely gets snow days. What does it take for the rest of the country to give kids a snow day?

01/30/2014

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High Winds, Snow Forecast For Thursday

The extreme cold is gone, but Chicago will be trading that for some windy and snowy conditions on Thursday.

01/30/2014

Francisco Fuentes carries a five gallon drum of rock salt after shopping at Home Depot.  (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Heavy Snow, Shifting Temps Leave Rock Salt In Short Supply

Not only is the salt bag that many homeowners bought three years ago gone, in many cases, so is the bag that replaced it as the cycle of snow-freeze-thaw continues.

01/29/2014

A maintenance worker for the Chicago Public Schools clears snow from the sidewalk at Ames Middle School on Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

So Far, January Ranks No. 4 All Time For Snow

If record-setting cold temperatures this month weren’t enough, the amount of snow is also one for the record books.

01/28/2014

Bernard Williams, 27, (left) and Jefferey Fields, 26, (right) are both charged with robbery, accused of holding up a pizza delivery driver. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Cops Follow Footprints In Snow To Find Alleged Robber

Jefferey A. Fields, 26, and Bernard V. Williams, 27, are each charged with robbery.

01/27/2014

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Subzero Temps Gone — For Now — But Snow, High Winds Return

The Chicago area has seen the last of subzero temperatures for a few days, but more snow is on the way for the afternoon and evening, and high winds will keep wind chills feeling frigid the rest of the morning.

01/24/2014

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