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  • 26 died from cold this year

     26 died from cold this year
    Chicago's third-coldest winter has contributed to the deaths of 26 people so far, nearly 50 percent more fatalities than the entire season's average in recent years, according to numbers provided by the Cook County medical examiner's office. Over the...
  • Washington state mudslide rescuers share their stories

    DARRINGTON, Wash. — The stories rang with fear and frustration, pain and the occasional flicker of joy. But the storytellers Wednesday were not the survivors of the deadly mudslide that slammed into the Stillaguamish Valley. For the first time...
  • Spring storm expected in Northeast; blizzard warning in Cape Cod

    Northeasterners still shivering from the tail end of a brutal winter were expected to find early spring no less frigid Tuesday night and into Wednesday. From Connecticut to Maine, 12 to 20 inches of snow and winds up to 60 mph were forecast, the...
  • Beach rescue snowballs in rough water

    Beach rescue snowballs in rough water
    As waves repeatedly crashed off Aliso Beach Park early Saturday afternoon, beachgoer Matthew Barker thought, "They couldn't have picked a worse day to go out in the water." "They" being a 25-year-old Los Angeles woman and her male friend, who decided to...
  • Northwest Side woman is 26th cold-death of season

    Northwest Side woman is 26th cold-death of season
    An Oriole Park woman’s death was at least the twenty-sixth from cold-related causes this season in Cook County, authorities said today. Kathleen Karson, 56, was pronounced dead on the scene at 5:23 p.m. Tuesday at her home in the 7700 block of...
  • Man Rescued From Icy Reservoir In Naugatuck State Forest

    OXFORD — A Naugatuck man had to be rescued from a reservoir in the Naugatuck State Forest on Tuesday after he fell through the ice, state police said. State and local police responded to the reservoir about 4:25 p.m. and found the man's truck...
  • Anguish and uncertainty in search for Washington mudslide victims

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — Danger and uncertainty hang like a pall over the small towns along the Stillaguamish River. The mudslide that tore across State Route 530 — leaving nearly a square mile of debris and slicing a scar in the hillside taller...
  • Man's death is 29th cold-related death in Cook County

    Man's death is 29th cold-related death in Cook County
    The death of a 58-year-old man who was found passed out in a playlot on the Northwest Side last month was due partly to cold exposure, making him the 29th cold-related death in Cook County this season, officials said. Rafael Martinez-Garcia of the 3100...
  • Why baby Magellanic penguins are dying in the rain

    Why baby Magellanic penguins are dying in the rain
    Magellanic penguin chicks in Argentina have a new killer to fear -- death by climate change. The downy chicks were already vulnerable to predation and starvation in the first few weeks of their lives, but now they are threatened by increasing rainstorms...
  • Oak Lawn woman is 17th cold-related death

    Oak Lawn woman is 17th cold-related death
    An Oak Lawn woman this week became at least the 17th person to die from cold-related causes this winter in Cook County after being found outside her home in the snow Tuesday evening, authorities said. Antoinette Diesness, 86, died from hypothermia due...
  • 'There is no foreseeable end to the deep cold here'

    'There is no foreseeable end to the deep cold here'
    Dangerous arctic cold blew into the Chicago area overnight and will stay for awhile, pushing wind chills below zero into next week. At daybreak today, it was minus-2 at O'Hare International Airport and minus-4 in Aurora and Kankakee, according to the...
  • Man found in Logan Square alley is 15th cold death of season

    Man found in Logan Square alley is 15th cold death of season
    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...