| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:13 PM
A man who was found dead in a Logan Square alley Tuesday was the 15th person to die from cold-related causes this season in Cook County, authorities determined today.
The man, believed to be in his 60s and homeless, remained unidentified today, after...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:07 AM
A 96-year-old Berwyn woman and a 73-year-old Far South Side man died from cold-related causes on Tuesday, the Cook County medical examiner’s office determined today.
Dorothy G. Kuseck, of the 1800 block of South Wesley was declared dead at 2:50 p....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Adam Dominik seemed to be losing the battle as he tugged hard on the rope, trying to reel in a man who had jumped into the icy lake near Montrose Harbor after his pet poodle.
"I threw the rope over him but the dog was kind of pulling on him, with his...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:39 PM
A 56-year-old Joliet man found outside on the Southwest Side Monday became the next cold related death so far this season, authorities said.
An autopsy today for Jamie Hensley determined he died of hypothermia and cold exposure, according to the Cook...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A Northfield man died earlier this week from hypothermia, making him the 11th person found to have died from cold-related causes in Cook County this season, according to officials.
Robert Sembrat, 55, of the 300 block of Bristol Street in the north...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:31 PM
An autopsy today determined that the death of an 80-year-old south suburban man was due in part to the severe weather, authorities said.
Elias Contreras, of the 2200 block of Olive Street in Blue Island, died of hypothermia and cold exposure,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:19 PM
A 57-year-old woman found lying in the snow outside her Worth home Thursday died from cold exposure, authorities determined following an autopsy today, making her at least the 12th person to die of cold-related causes in Cook county this season.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Coast Guard and U.S. Navy officials announced Thursday that they had suspended their search for a sailor who was missing after a Navy helicopter crashed into the sea off Virginia, killing two and injuring two others.
The five crew members on the MH-...
| Jan 9, 2014
Pet owners around here tend to deal with warm weather, but the recent South Florida cold snap has local experts warning about hypothermia and other potential health problems.
“Dogs and cats have much less tolerance for cold weather in Florida then...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A 61-year-old Chicago Heights woman became the fourth person this season to die from cold-related causes in Cook County, authorities said.
Police were called to the 1200 block of D’Amico Drive in the south suburb just before 8 a.m. on Tuedsday...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Parts of the U.S. may see days of record-low temperatures beginning Sunday as forecasters expect a deep freeze to bring wind chill as low as 65 below zero in parts of the Midwest. Temperatures will hover around zero throughout the East Coast region...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 6:53 PM
A dangerous cold front was expected to bring the Chicago area to a crawl Monday, with a flurry of school closings, flight and train cancellations and calls for the public to avoid temperatures expected to drop to at least 10 below zero.