Metra Boss: This Time Around, Rail Agency Better Prepared For WinterCEO Don Orseno ran through some of the new equipment and procedures that are expected to prevent commuters from freezing on Metra platforms this winter.
A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years'How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?
When You're Shivering Next Week, Blame 'Bombogenesis'Lucky you. You're going to hear the word "bombogenesis" a lot in the next week.
City Official: Snow Removal Crews Ready If It's Another Wicked WinterWith his boss up for re-election in February, the man in charge of snow removal for Chicago said Tuesday that city crews are ready for the coming winter, even if there’s a repeat of last year’s brutal conditions.
Fried Sea Scallops Recipe From The "School Of Fish" CookbookWinter is coming and along with it scallop season. Try Ben Pollinger's recipe for fried sea scallops.
Road Salt Will Be Scarce, Expensive This WinterThe reward for surviving last winter's frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt -- in some cases, five times as expensive as last season.
Chicago Winter Forecast Could Be Wild In 2014-15 Meteorologists don't take much stock in predictions from the Farmer's Almanac, which is calling for a frigid winter season, but there are more scientific signs that Chicago would see a wild one in 2014-15.
Harsh Winter Was Tough On Butterfly Population, Study SaysA study released today points a finger at road salt. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Climate Change Exists. Period. Here's The Real Debate:Are all of these extreme weather events evidence of global warming or climate change?
2014 Chicago Winter Now 10 Inches Short Of All-Time Snow RecordAfter Wednesday morning's snow, Chicago is now 10 inches shy of the all-time record for snowfall in a single season.
Deep Freeze Hurt McDonald's Sales Last MonthThe world's biggest hamburger chain said Monday that sales fell 1.4 percent in February at established U.S. locations. It blamed the harsh winter weather, but conceded that "challenging industry dynamics" also played a role.
Winter Season Now Fourth Snowiest On RecordThe city deployed 200 snowplows to main streets Saturday afternoon as the snow that made the 2013-2014 winter season the fourth-snowiest on record for Chicago continued to fall. Up to 6 more inches are expected to fall across the area by Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
Chiberia 2014: Making The Case For Worst. Winter. Ever With the end of what experts call "meteorological winter," this relentless, unforgiving season will be one of those that will remain in our collective memories for a long, long time.
More Snow Forecast For Chicago This Weekend While the temperatures have moderated somewhat, it comes with a price: More snow is expected this weekend.
Latest Blast Of Winter, Including 'Thundersnow,' Makes Commute TreacherousAuthorities across the Chicago region reported several weather-related accidents, including a pileup that closed lanes on Interstate 55 at Illinois Route 47, south of Morris.