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  • South Side man's is 27th cold-related death of season

    South Side man's is 27th cold-related death of season
    An Archer Heights man died of cold-related causes late last week, making his the 27th cold-related death in Cook County this season, authorities said. Saul Lopez, 50, was pronounced dead at 5:20 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Hospital, according to the...
  • 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...
  • Cold claims West Side woman

    Cold claims West Side woman
    An autopsy today determined a 64-year-old West Side woman died of hypothermia and exposure to the cold, authorities said. Ernestine Felters, of the 1700 block of North Luna Avenue, died of hypothermia and cold exposure and her death was ruled an...
  • 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...
  • Autopsy: SIU student likely died of hypothermia

    Autopsy: SIU student likely died of hypothermia
    The Southern Illinois University student from suburban Morton Grove who police found dead Tuesday in a wooded area in downstate Carbondale died as a result of hypothermia, according to the results of a preliminary autopsy conducted Wednesday. The...
  • 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...
  • Hikers cited after dangerous Malibu Canyon rescue

    Four hikers hoisted by helicopter from Malibu Canyon about 3 a.m. Sunday were cited by state park rangers for "unsafe recreational activities," officials said. The group had crossed Malibu Creek when the water was low, but became stranded as rain...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...