| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Five people were reported killed by flooding in Kentucky on a weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York.
Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across Michigan...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Flooding in Kentucky left five people dead on a winter weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, apparent tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York.
Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across...
| 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 30, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Indiana authorities have spent two fruitless days searching for a woman who was apparently washed away by floodwaters but plan to try again tomorrow.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources said Kathryn McGill, 31, was a passenger in a pickup...
| 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...
| 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-...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:01 PM
A 50-year-old man who died on Saturday in the Little Village neighborhood is the second person to succumb to cold temperatures in Cook County this season, officials said today.
Daniel Badillo, whose home address was not available, was found Saturday on...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:58 PM
A man discovered unresponsive under a bridge in the North Park neighborhood this week became the third person to die from causes related to cold exposure this season, authorities said.
David Kraft, 52, who was believed to be homeless and gave his home...
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Four people died of hypothermia in the Bay Area in a cold snap that is expected to bring rain and cooler temperatures Saturday to Southern California.
Three of the Northern California victims died on the street in San Jose, including one under an...
| 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...