| 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...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:13 AM
Hartford's signature industry — insurance — started by offering financial protection against fire damage, but as the property-casualty business evolved the biggest threat to property became weather in all its extreme variations: tornadoes,...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:51 PM
The headlines have faded, but the troubles for 6-year-old Brevin Hunter and his family have not.
In the aftermath of the November tornado that hit his central Illinois home in Washington, Brevin explained how he urged his mother, Lisa, to seek cover...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:19 PM
LA JOLLA — Tiger Woods collected another trophy Wednesday, and this was before the tournament even started.
Woods split time in his news conference, the day before he was to play in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, between trophy-...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Forecasting the weather -- or trying to -- is as old as civilization.
Around 340 B.C., the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote a four-volume text exploring the origins and dynamics of different weather events.
Still, for many hundreds of years,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:05 PM
GLENDALE — Five bouts into their Rio Hondo League wrestling match and the narrative looked somewhat familiar for the Hoover High wrestling team.
The fledgling program in its third year of existence had fallen behind 23 points to visiting South...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Showers and possible thunderstorms were moving into the region Friday afternoon, but severe weather was forecast to stay south of Maryland.
A tornado watch was issued until 9 p.m. for much of eastern Virginia and North Carolina, but forecasters at the...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:46 PM
The worst tornado outbreak of the year struck several small towns across the central U.S. on Sunday, killing at least 17 people, damaging or destroying scores of homes and businesses and sparking a search effort in Arkansas that continued into the night....
| Apr 27, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Tornadoes ripped through the south-central United States on Sunday, killing at least 12 people in Arkansas and Oklahoma and wiping out entire neighborhoods of homes, according to officials, as rescue workers searched in darkness for survivors.