| Oct 23, 2008
The medical helicopter crash in Prince George's County that killed four people last month was one of more than a dozen fatal crashes nationally during the past six years that raise doubts about whether the victims ever needed to leave the ground.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:46 PM
A Libertyville electric contractor faces a $7,000 fine for violating federal workplace safety laws after an employee died of heat stroke in June while working on the renovation of the Dan Ryan branch of the CTA Red Line.
The Occupational Safety and...
| Sep 14, 2013
Mimi Benz discovered her fervor for hot exercise by accident. She had taken heated yoga classes but had never thought to combine high temperatures with her true passion, indoor cycling, until the air conditioning broke during a cycling class at her gym....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:39 PM
A Forest Park man died of heat stroke this week, the Cook County medical examiner’s office determined today.
Jan Karbin, 67, was declared dead Wednesday at 6:01 p.m. at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, according to the medical...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Harvard Health Blog
Summer's heat is as predictable as winter's chill. Heat-related illnesses--and even deaths--are also predictable. But they aren't inevitable. In fact, most are preventable. Staying hydrated is the key.
No matter what the season, your...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Candace Cosby thought little of seeing a female neighbor pull into her driveway on a steamy Friday afternoon in southwest suburban Burbank.
But her attention was piqued a few hours later when she saw authorities descend on the two-story brick home in...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
After becoming a starter in his first year on varsity, Sandburg soccer player Patrick Russell hopes he can help his team keep the momentum going. In last year’s playoffs, Russell and the Eagles reached the state semifinals and won the consolation...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:13 AM
It began in rain-soaked disappointment, with an impending storm cutting short a much-anticipated headlining set Friday by Icelandic singer Bjork, and ended Sunday with an evening of bump and grind, courtesy of Chicago R&B kingpin R. Kelly.
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:35 AM
Summer's winding down.
It's back to football.
With the beginning of a new year for high school sports starting today, Monday, in Petoskey and across Northern Michigan as well as the rest of the state, members of the Michigan High School Athletic...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
ELKHART – It’s happened again!
People living at Stratford Commons apartments in Elkhart are without air conditioning because of mechanical problems.
People who live there had to deal with the same problem in 2011 when the AC was on the...
| Jul 13, 2013
It's not the heat, it's the humidity.
No, it's the freaking heat.
And, yes, it's been hot enough for me.
Have anymore stupid questions?
Sorry if I sound a little, um, crabby. It's been the heat and, OK, the humidity.
Sure, it's a little cooler today,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:08 PM
As the temperature eclipsed 90 degrees for the sixth day in a row on Friday, and the heat index once again climbed into the mid-100s, the steamy mix is beginning to take a toll on the health of residents.
Dr. Neil Roy, vice chairman of the Meritus...