Road crews in Elgin haven’t had a full weekend off since November. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
By meteorological standards, the winter of 2014 has been nothing short of impressive.
Chicago rarely gets snow days. What does it take for the rest of the country to give kids a snow day?
The extreme cold is gone, but Chicago will be trading that for some windy and snowy conditions on Thursday.
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.
If record-setting cold temperatures this month weren’t enough, the amount of snow is also one for the record books.
Jefferey A. Fields, 26, and Bernard V. Williams, 27, are each charged with robbery.
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.
Spokesman Dan Ferrelli said Aurora salt spreaders have been out 2 1/2 times more often this winter than the last two years combined at this point, so there’ll be changes to how Aurora trucks clear streets.
A lake effect snow warning remains in effect for Lake County in northwest Indiana, until noon. Heavy snowfall in the area has led to a traffic standstill on I-80/94.
Starting Monday evening, snow will start falling across the Chicago area, with up to two inches of accumulation possible. However, lake effect may add even more.
Up to two inches of snow could fall across the Chicago area Saturday with greater accumulations in the south suburbs, forecasters are predicting.
Ald. Roderick Sawyer says his ward’s five trucks have been limited to one load of salt a day, and they’re often sent to salt a higher priority: Lake Shore Drive. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
By now, many cars are coated in a salty, dirty muck after this week’s snow and extreme cold. As CBS 2′s Ed Curran reports, it’s important to get that grime washed off before it warms up this weekend.
Yes, 3-1-1 system director Audrey Mathis concedes, sometimes city snowplows make the job tougher by dumping snow at corners.
Adding insult to injury from the recent storms, hundreds of parking tickets were slapped on cars near those much-hated Chicago parking meters.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has reopened Interstate 65 between U.S. 30 in Merrillville and Lafayette, but is urging “extreme caution” when traveling on that road and others in northern Indiana
Most of the 500 Amtrak passengers who spent the night onboard three trains stranded in snow in northern Illinois are finally heading to Chicago, rail line officials said Tuesday morning.
Many of the village’s 3,557 hydrants remain buried, according to a news release from the Palatine fire department.
The cold is making it tough for drivers trying to navigate the roadways. The crunch of snow and now ice on Chicago’s side streets means slow going.