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  • 21st cold-related death in Cook County

    21st cold-related death in Cook County
    An Oak Forest man’s death Sunday was at least the twenty-first from cold-related causes this winter in Cook County, officials said. Frank Beck, 80, was pronounced dead at 5:57 p.m. Sunday at Advocate South Suburban Hospital, according to the...
  • App For Tracking Buses Isn't Rocket Science

    In the brutal sub-freezing temperatures of the last few days, we've seen any number of people huddled at bus stops, trying to fend off hypothermia. Many of them shiver longer than they have to because they don't know when the next bus is coming. If...
  • 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...
  • Jogger helps rescue man, dog near Montrose Harbor

    Jogger helps rescue man, dog near Montrose Harbor
    Adam Dominik seemed to be losing the battle as he tugged hard on the rope, trying to reel in a man who had jumped into the icy lake near Montrose Harbor after his pet poodle. "I threw the rope over him but the dog was kind of pulling on him, with his...
  • Berwyn woman, Far South Side man died of hypothermia

    Berwyn woman, Far South Side man died of hypothermia
    A 96-year-old Berwyn woman and a 73-year-old Far South Side man died from cold-related causes on Tuesday, the Cook County medical examiner’s office determined today. Dorothy G. Kuseck, of the 1800 block of South Wesley was declared dead at 2:50 p....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Blizzards: By Any Tally, 1888 Is First

    Blizzards: By Any Tally, 1888 Is First
    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...
  • Chicago's deep freeze returning Sunday night

    Chicago's deep freeze returning Sunday night
    After several inches of snow fell Sunday morning, the next winter weather story is the start of what could be the longest stretch of subzero temperatures the Chicago area has seen in decades. A winter weather advisory is in effect from 3 a.m. Sunday...
  • 85-year-old hiker rescued from Angeles National Forest

    An 85-year-old hiker missing since Saturday morning in the Angeles National Forest was rescued Sunday by L.A. County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue teams, authorities said. Hiker Donald Buchanan was found after a search and rescue ground team heard...
  • Snow rollers: Rare, strange phenomena eerily made by winter freeze

    They are called snow rollers and they look like something out of a Stephen King travel guide to the Arctic Circle -- weird, cylindrical snow formations created in the middle of nowhere without the benefit of human touch. And the sight of them provides...
  • 10 workers hurt, some killed in Omaha plant disaster

    An industrial accident in Omaha sent at least 10 workers to the hospital and killed some when an animal feed plant collapsed after an apparent explosion, officials said Monday. Interim Omaha Fire Chief Bernie Kanger said at an afternoon news conference:...