| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
New York City couldn't muster as much as a breeze at the world premiere of New Line Cinema's cli-fi action thriller "Into the Storm" at the AMC Lincoln Square on Monday night. This was probably good for the attendance, since several of the movie's stars...
| Aug 7, 2014
Like "The Passion of Joan of Arc," "Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" "Into the Storm" is a movie. And like the wind, this particular movie blows tall, unstable columns of hot air willy-nilly.
In the spirit of "Sharknado" and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Matt Walsh isn’t an obvious choice to star in the action-drama “Into the Storm” as a tornado-chasing documentary filmmaker. So to audition his dramatic abilities, the suburban Darien native—best known for co-founding sketch...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Police and emergency crews in the city of Revere, Mass., outside Boston scrambled to clean up after a rare tornado touched down Monday, downing power lines, damaging homes and overturning at least one car.
The National Weather Service confirmed that...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Plainfield emergency officials and the National Weather Service held a joint meeting this month to discuss ways to prepare for tornadoes and strong storms in the southwest suburb.
On June 30, an EF1 tornado, the second-lowest classification, hit...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:33 PM
GLENDALE — The Hoover High boys’ water polo team served notice early that if Whittier hoped to come away with a win Wednesday, the Cardinals would have to find a way to crack the Tornadoes defense.
Hoover opened the match with a smothering...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 12:12 AM
GLENDALE — It was a struggle in every sense for the Hoover High School football team, particularly in the deciding first half of its nonleague meeting with visiting South Pasadena on Friday night at Glendale High’s Moyse Field.
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Do tornadoes occur in the Southern Hemisphere, and if they do, is it with the same direction of spin and frequency as in the U.S.?
Tornadoes do occur in the Southern Hemisphere but at a greatly reduced frequency...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:11 AM
Longtime Chicago theater actress Molly Glynn died Saturday, a day after she was hit by a falling tree while biking on a north suburban forest preserve trail, officials and Glynn's husband said.
Glynn, who lived in Rogers Park, was pronounced dead at 12:...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:42 PM
LA CAÑADA — Win No. 1 in the era of La Cañada High wrestling Coach Justin Luthey came at the expense of loss No. 1 in the tenure of Hoover High’s Dave Beard.
The area’s only two wrestling programs opened Rio Hondo League competition...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...