Tree Limb

A tree limb broken during a July storm still hung over power lines in Clarendon Hills in mid-November, as ComEd had yet to send out a crew to remove the limb, which threatens to fall on high voltage power lines. (Credit: CBS)

Family Upset ComEd Hasn’t Removed Broken Limb Over Power Lines

A west suburban family is running out of patience with ComEd. They say that, since July, the company has been putting off fixing a broken tree that threatens high voltage power lines.

CBS 2–11/15/2011

Daniel Toro

72-Year-Old Man Dies After Branch Falls On Car

A Chicago man died on Tuesday, a day after a tree limb fell on his car during a powerful storm that hammered the Chicago area.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

Jackie Granlund

Woman Blaming City For Injuries From Fallen Tree

During a major storm last month that brought heavy rain and two tornadoes to the Chicago area, one woman was trapped in her car for several minutes after a large tree limb came crashing down on the car just feet away from her home.

CBS 2–07/12/2011

Cortez Foster, 45, Chicago (Credit: Illinois Department Of Corrections)

No Bond For Man Charged In Grant Park Assault

A judge has denied bond for a 45-year-old man charged with brutally beating another man, and anally assaulting him with a tree branch, in Grant Park.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011