| 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...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 11:04 AM
An East Garfield Park neighborhood woman was the fifth person to die from cold-related causes this season in Cook County, officials have determined.
Margie Chandler, 62, was pronounced dead at 8:45 a.m. Thursday at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:59 PM
A West Pullman man died from cold exposure this week, making him the sixth person to die of cold-related causes this season in Cook County, officials said.
William Buckley, 67, was found dead at his home in the 100 block of West 118th Street on Tuesday,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The weather can be frightful this time of year, even if parts of the country have enjoyed an unusually warm winter so far. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe in the cold and snow:
If it's cold enough outside, dogs and cats can get frostbite....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR TIM: I'm thinking of starting my own remodeling business since I've been laid off work. The weather in my area is four season, and I wonder how you can continue to work outdoors in cold, rainy and snowy conditions. I don't want to lose income if...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:19 AM
A young buck pulled out of the icy Des Plaines River this morning in Willow Springs did not survive, officials said.
The 300-pound buck was breathing after firefighters rescued it and brought it to an Animal Welfare League van waiting nearby. As the...
| Dec 11, 2013
Editor's note: Jim is currently researching and writing about Connecticut's historic weather from 1764 to the present. Those weather stories will be published in January in the first month of The Courant's yearlong celebration of its 250th anniversary...
| Oct 13, 2013
BELLE FOURCHE — From inside a small plane cruising over cattle country here, Scott Reder spied the carnage and felt sick to his stomach.
Mile after mile, half-buried by snow, the dead animals lay huddled in groups, calves close to their to...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Fairbanks police have identified a man found dead in Noyes Slough Wednesday morning.
According to Fairbanks Police Department Detective Scott Adams, the body of 41-year-old Tyrone Ryder has been sent to the state medical examiner’s office in...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:41 PM
The official search for a missing hunter from Craig ended Tuesday evening, after search crews found the hunter’s companion Sunday near Behm Canal, according to the Coast Guard.
The Coast Guard suspended its search for 24-year-old Garrett Hagan....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:02 PM
By ELAINE KURTENBACH MOUNT FUJI, Japan — They trudge up well-trod cinder paths by the thousands, headlamps glowing in the dark, and then settle in, shivering, to await and cheer the sun's blazing ascent over the horizon. Climbing Mount Fuji, Japan's...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:00 PM
An ex-con's efforts to hide from police are apparently what killed him.
Nicholas Vampran had recently been paroled after serving four years for several crimes, including burglary. On Wednesday, Derby Police were chasing the 35-year-old, who was a suspect...