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.
Real Men Cook (In The Sweltering Heat) On Father's Day"It is 100 degrees and I'm on this hot grill so its 120 to me right now."
Staying Safe In The Sweltering HeatEveryone was trying to stay cool from drinking a lot of water instead of alcohol, staying in the shade and using paper fans.
More 90s, Heavy Rain On Tap After Record Heat For Memorial Day WeekendAfter two days of record heat, the Chicago area could see another day of highs in the 90s on Tuesday, followed by widespread storms overnight, as remnants of Subtropical Storm Alberto start to move in.
Keeping Cool Under Record High TemperaturesAny place in the shade and any place close to water. Those are the prime spots throughout the day.
Chicago Ties Record High Of 97 DegreesChicago O'Hare reached 97 degrees. It's also the hottest day in almost six years.
Hot, Hot, Hot This Memorial Day WeekendOn Saturday it hit 90 degrees. It was the warmest day in 242 days, since September 23, 2017 when it was 95 degrees.
Get Your Furnace Checked Now While Weather Is MilderThe milder weather this week may be a good time to get your furnace or boiler checked, if it's been a while since you've had a technician look at it.