UPDATE: City Lets Crossing Guards Go Home After A Cold MorningChicago Public Schools and hundreds of other Chicago area schools cancelled classes on Wednesday due to the cold, but that didn’t stop the city from telling crossing guards to report for duty in record cold temperatures.
ComEd Working To Restore Power To Homes During Historic Cold SnapJust over 2,000 ComEd customers were without power as of 4 p.m. Wednesday, and ComEd has already restored power to 55,000 customers who lost power overnight.
South Shore Line Trains Suspended Due To Extreme ColdThe South Shore Line will not be running any trains on Wednesday, due to electrical problems from the extreme cold.
About 2,000 ComEd Customers Without Power Amid Brutal ColdThousands of homes and businesses in northern Illinois were without power early Wednesday, as record cold has arrived in Chicago.
Man Rescued From Lake Michigan Break Wall During Historic ColdA man was spotted being rescued by the Chicago Fire Department while out on a break wall in Lake Michigan after walking across the ice during Wednesday's historic cold.
Metra Electric Trains Not Running Wednesday, Thursday Due To Record ColdThe record-setting cold snap gripping Chicago has prompted Metra to suspend service on the Metra Electric line until further notice, and several other Metra lines are experiencing delays in the frigid weather.
Extreme Cold Causes Headaches For Metra, South Shore TrainsIt’s been a chaotic morning for many commuters, as the extreme cold has caused trouble for CTA, Metra, and South Shore Line trains alike.
Chicago Weather Forecast: Record-Breaking Cold Arrives In Chicago, As Temps Plunge To -23°Record-breaking cold has arrived in Chicago, with temperatures the lowest they've been since 1985, plunging to -22° by 6 a.m., with possibly colder weather still coming.
More Than 1,600 Flights Cancelled At Chicago's Airports Amid Brutal Cold SnapAmid record-breaking cold in Chicago, airlines have cancelled hundreds of flights at O'Hare and Midway airports on Wednesday.
How Does This Deep Freeze Compare To Chiberia 2014? It's A LOT ColderRemember Chiberia in 2014? How does this cold outbreak compare? It’s not even close, and we’re nowhere near done.
Chicago Weather: What Does 50 Below Feel Like? Skin Feels Like It's Burning In SecondsWhat does 50 below feel like?
It's Official, Chicago Is Colder Than Parts Of The Arctic, Yukon, And MarsChicago is not the coldest place on Earth right now, but it’s not as far off as you might think.
Chicago Weather Forecast: A Deep Freeze Danger Has Extreme Cold Settling In, With Wind Chills Approaching 55 Below At NightChicago is on high alert as we head into the worst deep freeze in recent memory.
Salvation Army Working To Get Homeless Off The Streets During Life-Threatening ColdGetting the city's most vulnerable to come out of the cold even with potentially life-threatening temperatures is a tough job.
Amtrak Is Shutting Down Service In Chicago Due To Extreme ColdAmtrak will cancel all train service to and from Chicago for Wednesday and some for Thursday due to extreme cold, Amtrak said in a release.