William Blackledge

Summer Sun

Heat Wave Deaths Rise To 16 In Cook County

A 70-year-old Near Northwest Side man is the 16th Cook County resident whose death is at least partly attributable to the recent heat wave, an autopsy performed Wednesday has determined.

07/27/2011

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15 Deaths In Cook County Now Linked To Heat Wave

Cook County officials said Tuesday that 15 deaths have now been tied to heat-related illnesses during the recent heat wave.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011