Kirk Praises Plan For Turnarounds On LSD, Says More Is NeededConstruction begins Monday on two traffic turnarounds on Lake Shore Drive, to allow vehicles to get off the highway in an emergency, like the February blizzard that stranded hundreds of cars. U.S. Sen Mark Kirk said it's a good start, but more is needed.
Suburban Governments Take Federal Reimbursements For Blizzard ExpensesIn at least part of the Chicago area, U.S. taxpayers are helping to foot the bill for the clean-up from last winter's near-record blizzard.
Forecast Predicts Horrible Winter With Heavy Snow, Brutal ColdA long-range forecast says a few months from now, we could be in for one of the snowiest winters in recent memory. And that prediction is for the year after the third heaviest blizzard in Chicago history.
Historic Church To Reopen After Being Damaged In BlizzardThe congregation from one of Chicago’s oldest churches will be back in its sanctuary this weekend, seven months after infamous the Blizzard of 2011 caused more than $3 million in damage to the church.
City Will Pull Buses From Lakefront During BlizzardThe CTA and the city of Chicago are taking steps to make sure that if another blizzard socks the city, buses won't be stranded on Lake Shore Drive.
Parking Ticket After Blizzard Tossed For Disabled WomanPolice in the tiny southern suburb of Calumet Park have a bad taste in their mouths after a judge tossed out a parking ticket for a Chicago woman Thursday.
Woman Fights Parking Ticket Issued After BlizzardCosts are mounting for a 60-year-old Beverly neighborhood woman as she tries to fight a parking ticket she got after the February blizzard.
February Blizzard Cost City $37.3MCity officials estimated on Friday that last month’s blizzard cost the city more than $37 million in preparation and cleanup efforts.
Quinn Wants Federal Funds For Post-Blizzard ReliefGov. Pat Quinn is asking for federal funding to help pay for the costs of dealing with the blizzard of Feb. 1 and 2.
Repairs Underway At Historic Church After BlizzardThe Bible has Jesus telling Peter, “On this rock, I will build my church,” but on the Near West Side Tuesday, crews will be trying to take the rocks out of a church.
Quinn Wants Feds To Help Pay For Storm ResponseGov. Quinn on Monday sent a formal request to the White House asking that 60 counties be declared federal disaster areas to help local governments recover from the blizzard that impacted much of the state.
Chicago Sets New February Record For SnowChicago broke a 115-year-old record for snowfall on Saturday and the city could still see more snowfall before the month is over.
Stranded Motorists Used Twitter During BlizzardThere were some valuable lessons learned about the use of social networking web sites during one of Chicago’s worst-ever snowstorms.
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Tickets Issued For Cars Buried In SnowIf your car is still buried in snow in Chicago, you could find a nasty surprise waiting when you finally get it out.