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Weather Springs into Season for Shamrock Shuffle

Weather Springs into Season for Shamrock Shuffle

It looks like the kickoff to Chicago’s spring running season will be met with spring-like weather. Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
Mild Temps Finally Arrive Heading Into April

Mild Temps Finally Arrive Heading Into April

After a bit of rain, Chicago will see temperatures in the 50s by Sunday. Watch »

Mar 26, 2014
Chicago Hits 80.6 Inches of Snow for Season

Chicago Hits 80.6 Inches of Snow for Season

Tuesday morning's snow will move out of the area through the morning hours, but we'll be left with cold and blustery... Read »

Mar 25, 2014
Winter Delays Wendella River Tour & Taxi Boats

Winter Delays Wendella River Tour & Taxi Boats

Wendella Cruises were expected to start operations on Friday, but the fleet is stuck in ice along the Calumet... Read »

Mar 12, 2014
Waterfowl Found Frozen in Lake Michigan Ice

Waterfowl Found Frozen in Lake Michigan Ice

The birds come here during the winter months from places north and spend their time in the southwestern areas of... Read »

Mar 12, 2014
Season Reaches Third Snowiest on Record

Season Reaches Third Snowiest on Record

Our official snow tally -- so far -- is 79.1 inches. The second snowiest seasonal record is just 3.2 inches away.... Read »

Mar 12, 2014

Chicago Under Snow

This year marks Chicago's third snowiest winter on record. Check out these photos of the city and state under... View »

Mar 12, 2014
Lake Michigan Ice Cover Breaks 37-Year-Old Record

Lake Michigan Ice Cover Breaks 37-Year-Old Record

Lake Michigan's ice cover has set a record. Read »

Mar 11, 2014
Quinn Offers State Aid to Areas Hit by Twisters

Quinn Offers State Aid to Areas Hit by Twisters

"Our tornado-ravaged communities need help and they need it now," Quinn said in a written statement. "While it’s... Read »

Mar 5, 2014
Chicago Springs Forward with Warmer Temps

Chicago Springs Forward with Warmer Temps

Things are looking up for weather-wary Chicagoans. Watch »

Mar 9, 2014
9 Injured in Crash Involving Van, Megabus

9 Injured in Crash Involving Van, Megabus

Another 28 people declined medical treatment after 7:30 a.m. crash on Interstate 90/94, the Dan Ryan Expressway,... Read »

Mar 5, 2014
Elderly Woman in Nightgown Found Dead in Snow

Elderly Woman in Nightgown Found Dead in Snow

McHenry County Undersheriff Andy Zinke said the woman's body, clad in nightgown and shoes, was found Saturday... Read »

Mar 3, 2014
Police Warn: Snow-Removal Equipment Stolen From Garages

Police Warn: Snow-Removal Equipment Stolen From Garages

Chicago's winter that seemingly won't end may be a contributing factor in a rash of robberies on the city's south... Read »

Mar 3, 2014
Winter Season Now Chicago's 4th Snowiest on Record

Winter Season Now Chicago's 4th Snowiest on Record

Overnight snow Friday may have accumulated to less than an inch, but it was just enough to bump this season up in... Read »

Mar 1, 2014
Lake Effect Snow Pummels NW Indiana

Lake Effect Snow Pummels NW Indiana

Northwest Indiana saw several inches of snow Sunday as a band of Lake Effect snow passed through the area. Regina... Watch »

Mar 3, 2014
Snow Tapers As Cold Moves In

Snow Tapers As Cold Moves In

It’s March, it’s the meteorological spring, but it’s still snowy and cold. Watch »

Mar 2, 2014
Chicago Area Under Winter Weather Advisory

Chicago Area Under Winter Weather Advisory

With another snowy Saturday underway, the weather forecast isn’t looking to help Chicagoans braving the outdoors... Watch »

Mar 1, 2014
Snowy, Cold Weekend Ahead for Chicago Area

Snowy, Cold Weekend Ahead for Chicago Area

The weather isn't doing Chicago any favors ahead of a busy weekend. Watch »

Feb 28, 2014
Frozen Pipes Plague Chicago Area

Frozen Pipes Plague Chicago Area

It has been a challenging February for some Chicago area residents as cold temperatures continue to wreak havoc... Watch »

Feb 27, 2014
6 Things Jimmy Fallon Should Know Before Polar Plunging

6 Things Jimmy Fallon Should Know Before Polar Plunging

There are a few things Jimmy Fallon should know before taking a dip in Lake Michigan during Sunday's Polar Plunge in... Read »

Feb 27, 2014
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