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Stunning "Sun Dogs" Illuminate Chicago-Area Skies

Chicago-area residents saw a gorgeous phenomenon as they woke up Monday morning. It's called a "Parhelion" or a "Sun... View »

Jan 27, 2014
Metra Warns Commuters of Weather-Related Delays

Metra Warns Commuters of Weather-Related Delays

Metra is warning commuters to leave extra time for the morning commute because of the cold weather. Watch »

Jan 27, 2014
Chicago Residents Battle Winter Weather Fatigue

Chicago Residents Battle Winter Weather Fatigue

On the heels of another extreme cold system set to hit the Chicago area, city residents are begging for... Watch »

Jan 26, 2014
City Officials Prepare for Extreme Cold Conditions

City Officials Prepare for Extreme Cold Conditions

With temperatures plummeting once again to well-below zero, the Office of Emergency Management and... Read »

Jan 26, 2014
List of Chicago-Area Closures Due to Dangerous Cold

List of Chicago-Area Closures Due to Dangerous Cold

Several schools and businesses were reporting closures and cancellations ahead of this week's dangerously... Read »

Jan 27, 2014
Chicago Airports Cancel Hundreds of Flights

Chicago Airports Cancel Hundreds of Flights

Cold, windy and snowy weather has prompted airlines flying in and out of Chicago airports to cancel more than... Watch »

Jan 27, 2014
State Police Issue Traffic Alert for Hazardous Road Conditions

State Police Issue Traffic Alert for Hazardous Road Conditions

Illinois State Police issued a traffic alert Sunday after several counties were experiencing hazardous... Read »

Jan 26, 2014
Map: Warming Centers in Cook, DuPage Counties

Map: Warming Centers in Cook, DuPage Counties

As temperatures plunge to dangerous levels, city and state officials designated numerous warming centers across the... Read »

Jan 27, 2014
Amtrak Modifies Service Ahead of Winter Weather

Amtrak Modifies Service Ahead of Winter Weather

Amtrak announced Saturday that it will operate on modified schedules for Chicago hub services Monday in preparation... Read »

Jan 25, 2014
IDOT Reminds Motorists to Beware of Winter Weather

IDOT Reminds Motorists to Beware of Winter Weather

The Illinois Department of Transportation is urging drivers on state roads to be extra cautious while traveling this... Read »

Jan 25, 2014
Frozen Lake Michigan Delays Some Salt Shipments

Frozen Lake Michigan Delays Some Salt Shipments

Illinois cities waiting for their salt shipments during this very cold and snowy winter are running into a headache... Read »

Jan 24, 2014
5 Things to Know About Fatal I-94 Pileup

5 Things to Know About Fatal I-94 Pileup

Dozens of vehicles had to be removed to reopen I-94 near Michigan City, Ind., after a massive pileup killed... Watch »

Jan 24, 2014
Weather Channel Determines Chicago Is 6th Coldest City

Weather Channel Determines Chicago Is 6th Coldest City

Relax Chicago, despite evidence to the contrary this season, our chilly city is not the coldest in the country. Read »

Jan 16, 2014
Survive Chiberia? Brag With a Sweatshirt

Survive Chiberia? Brag With a Sweatshirt

Bernie DiMeo, the founder of Rocco Shirts, offers this advice to small business: timeliness is everything. Read »

Jan 10, 2014
Jan. 23: Sunny But Cold With Lake Effect Snow

Jan. 23: Sunny But Cold With Lake Effect Snow

Most of the Chicago area saw mostly sunny skies Thursday afternoon, but that didn't translate to heat as... Read »

Jan 24, 2014
Aldermen: City Wasted Millions Fighting Snow, Ice

Aldermen: City Wasted Millions Fighting Snow, Ice

Snowfall was followed by record-breaking cold temperatures and much of the salt that was spread was useless, Read »

Jan 15, 2014
Winter Blast Round Two

Winter Blast Round Two

The latest major winter storm is battering areas of the country that were hit just a few weeks Watch »

Jan 22, 2014
Cold Remains as Band of Lake Effect Snow Moves East

Cold Remains as Band of Lake Effect Snow Moves East

Lake-effect snow began falling in the Chicago area late Monday, the beginning of what turned out to be... Watch »

Jan 21, 2014
Saturday Snow Brings Region to Nearly 40 Inches for Season

Saturday Snow Brings Region to Nearly 40 Inches for Season

The official snowfall total at O'Hare International Airport after Saturday's snow: 38.9 inches. Read »

Jan 20, 2014
Indiana State Police: Crashes Close I-65 Near Lafayette

Indiana State Police: Crashes Close I-65 Near Lafayette

Indiana State Police officials on Saturday closed Interstate 65 near Lafayette in both directions because... Read »

Jan 20, 2014
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