What To Do, And What Not To Do, To Protect Your Home Amid Massive Snow, ColdThe weight of the snow on roofs, burst pipes, broken heating, and stubborn ice dams are among the concerns for homeowners in the wake of the snowstorm this week and the extreme cold lately.
Broken Furnace Leaves Homan Square Woman With No Heat, Broken PipesMarilyn Lee uses space heaters and her stove to warm her Homan Square home after her furnace broke.
Some Stay In Their Homes Despite Not Having HeatJune Bowman-Sims' furnace went out more than a week ago, but the 77-year-old retired nurse says she can't afford to repair it and refuses to leave her home.
South Shore Man Says Property Group Shuts Off His Apartment's Heat At NightKenneth Seals says he doesn't have control over his apartment's thermostat and has to depend on a space heater at night to keep warm.
City Takes Landlords To 'Heat Court'This week's extreme cold has prompted an emergency hearing to force landlords to restore heat to apartment buildings across the city.
City Fielding 30 Complaints A Day About Insufficient HeatA top city official said inspectors have been forced to take emergency action to help some tenants get adequate heat in their buildings during this week’s cold snap.
Part Of County Jail Loses Heat; Inmates MovedPart of the Cook County Jail has been without heat for days.
Survive This Economy: Checking Your FurnaceAs the temperature drops outside, the cost of keeping warm inside goes up. Remember the Wrights? The suburban couple has four kids. Their furnace wasn't working the way it was supposed to, so CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker helped them get in touch with an expert to see what he could do.
Low-Income Families To Begin Applying For Heating AssistanceNov. 1 has arrived, and no doubt, radiators and furnaces have been turned on for many residents. For low-income families, help available to pay for heating costs.