Taking The New Year's Day Polar Bear PlungeFor many participants, it wasn't their first time. One woman said she has participated in this winter tradition 21 times.
Farmers' Almanac Predicts This Winter Will Be A 'Polar Coaster'The most frigid temperatures will be, you guessed it, in the northern Plains to the Great Lakes.
Coyote Fur Is In Big Demand Thanks To Popular ParkasFur experts say the uptick in coyote demand began with Canada Goose parkas, with their distinctive Arctic Circle patch, a brand that went big in 2013 when model Kate Upton famously wore one over her bikini on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit Issue
Chicago Crews Prepare To Patch Up Persistent Pothole Problems"It certainly doesn't do the pavement good to have these 50 degree temperature swings."
Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Chicago Through Midnight, Wednesday Morning Commute To Be SnowyA winter weather advisory is still in effect for Chicago until midnight.
Chicago's Homeless Population Prepares For Winter WeatherA survey in Chicago found more than 5400 people are homeless in Chicago, a four percent drop compared to last year.
Winter Weather Could Affect Weekend TravelersRain returns on Sunday morning, but sometime during the afternoon, a changeover to snow is expected.
Vivid Sydney: World's Most Incredible Light Festival Turns 10Last year more than 2.33 million people descended on Sydney to see it set aglow, injecting some A$143 million (US$108 million) into the economy.
Tips For Keeping Yourself, Your Vehicle Safe During Extreme WeatherHere's a list of items you should keep in your vehicle this winter.
Do You Dare Wash Your Salt-Encrusted Car?Operators of car washes may not agree, but auto-body expert Marvin Daniels Jr. says his best advice is to stay away from them until temperatures rise above freezing.
Animals Chillaxing At Lincoln Park ZooWinter for a lot of animals is a time to see and be seen. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
How To Celebrate The Most Wonderful Time Of The YearAfter the parties and family gatherings, keep warm this winter with movie marathons, game nights, bake-offs and more.
Wetter Weather Coming This Winter"We're looking at better chances for seeing wetter than normal precipitation for the winter months. That's looking at December, January and February."
Old Farmer's Almanac: Warmer Winter AheadDon't get too excited. Chicago's been burned before, CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran reports.
Pennsylvania's Groundhog Phil Predicts 6 More Weeks Of WinterThe handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent has "predicted" six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn Thursday.