| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:24 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:19 AM
By Mehreen Zahra-Malik
ISLAMABAD, Feb 11 (Reuters) - By the time Tasneem Bibi
brought her four-month-old baby to the clinic, the girl's lower
body was blue with cold.
The family had walked two hours through snow-covered
mountains along the Afghan border...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Denison University in Ohio is mourning the loss of a senior who died on Saturday, apparently of hypothermia.
The body of David Hallman III, 21, of Erie, Pa., was found outside a garage in a condo complex on the east side of downtown Granville late on...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Snow in Connecticut is as common as the head cold.
Amid our sizable inventory of snowstorms, however, there are a shovelful that stand out for reasons as diverse as their intensity, size, duration, timing, early or late arrival, even their political...
| 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...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Blanche Baker was born in New York City today in 1956. This birthday gal won an Emmy award for TV debut performance in the 1978 miniseries "Holocaust." She's since appeared in films such as "Hypothermia," "The Girl Next Door" and...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:51 PM
We've read too many of these stories about the torment of animals.
In the latest one, a 20-year-old Windsor Locks man was charged last week with seven counts of cruelty to animals, in this case cats. If he's guilty, he deserves time behind bars.
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...