City, Hospitals Report Dozens Of Heat-Related Illnesses
Metra To Operate Trains At Reduced Speeds Amid Extreme Heat
Chicago Weather: Extreme Heat On The Way
5 Treated For Heat Exhaustion At Taste Of ChicagoFive people had to be treated for heat exhaustion before 5 p.m. Wednesday at the first day of Taste of Chicago. 
Officials Offer Heat Safety Tips As Temperatures RiseCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran says despite scattered showers that'll appear on Wednesday and Thursday, temperatures will be in the mid to upper 80s with plenty of high humidity.
Illinois Officials Offer Heat Safety Tips As Temperatures RiseIllinois officials say heat kills more people each year than other weather-related hazards and are offering the public safety tips.
UPDATE: Woman Gets Money To Pay Gas Bill From Viewer After CBS 2 Story AirsA number of people reached out to CBS 2 to help King. "A kind viewer" paid King's $300 gas bill. She said she's appreciative of all the offers and grateful to have heat and cooking gas this Thanksgiving.
Pups Rescued From Hot Van, Taken To Chicago French Bulldog RescuePolice say the dogs had been held in shipping crates with no food or water, and the inside cargo area was 121 degrees.
Surviving The Heat At The Last Day Of Lollapalooza"Its been pretty intense this year, I'm not gonna lie. The heat this year has been crazy."
Beating The Heat At LollapaloozaEvent organizers have cooling stations around the park and hydration stations as well. 
Brain Study Finds People Actually Get Dumber During A Heat WaveResearchers at Harvard University have discovered that a person's brain works 13 percent slower when it has to operate in extreme heat.