| Feb 27, 2013
| 1:48 AM
An autopsy performed Tuesday determined that hypothermia and coronary atherosclerosis caused the death of a 56-year-old man found unresponsive on a South Side street Monday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
About 9:20 a.m....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:36 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A woman in her 20s was killed and two other people were injured when a car slammed into a pole in the South Chicago neighborhood this morning, authorities said. Read more
• A 56-...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:28 PM
A man is recovering after partially falling down an 85 foot embankment.
On Thursday, rescue crews were called to the intersection of Wasena and Bluemont just before 5 p.m.
Crews used a haul back system to bring the man and rescuers to safety.
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Brookings - For the 73 percent of South Dakota's cattle producers who calve in the spring, calving is right around the corner. Being prepared is key for a successful and profitable calving season, says Kalyn Waters, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Mary Dice joined the Civil Air Patrol three years ago with high hopes.
"At that point I had a real interest in aviation and flying," the 17-year-old Rockwood school district senior said. "My first experience flying was . . . unique. As most first-...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 7:16 PM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man rescued his two children from drowning after they were trapped in a frozen pond.
Indiana Conservation Officer Patrick Heidenreich says 8-year-old Samantha Buuck ventured onto a frozen pond behind her family's...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:06 AM
We have compiled a list of relevant links and information as it pertains to winter storms. All links open in an external window.
- Driving tips for snow and ice (The Weather Channel)
- Tips on what to keep in your home, car, and shoveling...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Firefighters in Antioch rescued a man who fell through ice on Lake Marie while riding his ATV this afternoon.
The man, identified only as being in his 30s, was in the ice, clinging to the vehicle, for about 20 minutes before he was rescued, said Antioch...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Heading up to the Angeles National Forest this month?
Keep tire chains handy, dress warmly and drink plenty of water, officials say.
The winter season exposes travelers to more safety hazards, from hypothermia to icy roads.
The Cresenta Valley...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Pifas, a "very playful and crazy" dog rescued from icy Lake Michigan, saw his owner today and "started jumping around in the cage" at the animal control facility.
But even though Pifas is in good health after Friday's frigid ordeal, his owner Nerijus...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Three girls made it back to shore safely after winds carried them 300 yards offshore in Emerald Bay on Sunday afternoon, according to an Orange County Harbor Patrol official.
Numerous calls started coming in at 3:18 p.m. about three girl paddleboarders,...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A man found by an Englewood neighborhood resident in an abandoned building died from cold exposure, the Cook County medical examiner’s office determined today.
The man, believed to be in his 60s, remained unidentified today after being found...