49 Years Ago Today: Infamous Blizzard Of '67 Paralyzed ChicagoStarting nearly 50 years ago today, Chicago endured the worst blizzard in its history, watching as 23 inches of snow blanketed the city and suburbs, bringing the area to a virtual standstill.
Huge Snowstorms, Massive Hail, Very Mild December Mark Busy Year For Chicago Area WeatherFrom the coldest February in 140 years to the strongest tornado in 25 years, the Chicago area has seen its fair share of historic weather events this year.
Blizzard Long Gone, But Snow And Ice Remain On SidewalksSidewalks around 51st and Karlov remain encrusted with ice and snow, forcing pedestrians to use the street. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Is Climate Change Behind The Northeast's Extreme Winter Storms?As a nor'easter prepares to pummel the Northeast, environmentalists have turned to climate change to explain this season's storms.
Snow-Shoveling Death Toll Hits 18 In Chicago AreaAuthorities stress that shoveling snow can be potentially dangerous.
Postal Service: Shovel Your Sidewalks To Make Sure You Get Your MailThis 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).
Many Side Streets, Sidewalks Still A Snowy MessAs 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.
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.