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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Snowstorm creates super-sized challenges in Southland

    Snowstorm creates super-sized challenges in Southland
    Super Bowl parties hit a snag, traffic was snarled and kids were hoping blizzard conditions would prompt school closings as the first major snowstorm of the season buried the Southland on Sunday. Kids in Manhattan and Tinley Park built snowmen –...
  • Patriots, Seahawks fans in Chicago brave blizzard to reach team bars

     Patriots, Seahawks fans in Chicago brave blizzard to reach team bars
    Chicago fans of the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots braved Sunday's blizzard to arrive at team bars to cheer on their squads for the Super Bowl. At Newport Bar and Grill in the Lakeview neighborhood, 20 to 30 Seahawks fans were waiting outside...
  • Sunday's blizzard ranks among Chicago's top 10

    Chicago's good winter has taken a bad turn. Through Saturday, seasonal snowfall had been subpar, and the city's biggest snow was just 4 inches, on Jan. 4-5. All that changed as light snow began Saturday evening and steadily intensified into a full-scale...
  • 'Frozen' show goes on despite blizzard

     'Frozen' show goes on despite blizzard
    A driving wind and piles of snow did not deter kids in colorful costumes and their bundled-up families from attending Disney on Ice's Frozen show Sunday morning at the United Center. The 7 p.m. show was canceled because of the weather, but two...
  • Man who shoveled snow from Boston Marathon finish line identified

    Man who shoveled snow from Boston Marathon finish line identified
    A mystery man who shoveled the Boston Marathon finish line during the blizzard, becoming a symbol of the city’s spirit, was identified Wednesday as a bartender working down the street from the area where two pressure-cooker bombs shattered a...
  • Vernon area was well-prepared for snowstorm

    Vernon area was well-prepared for snowstorm
    While the first major snowstorm of this winter wasn't quite as major as expected, Vernon was among towns that were so well-prepared that the approximately 16 inches that fell created hardly any significant problems for emergency service workers. Vernon'...
  • Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014

    Museums reflect on lower attendance in 2014
    If you've ever tried to go to, say, Shedd Aquarium or the Museum of Science and Industry on the Sunday of a school vacation week, you'll agree that fewer museum visitors isn't necessarily a bad thing. By that standard, Chicago's museums did well in...
  • Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014

    Attendance dips at major Chicago museums in 2014
    Attendance at a consortium of 15 leading Chicago cultural institutions was down slightly in 2014, in large measure due to the "polar vortex" weather that began the year, but blockbuster year-end exhibitions about a rock star and a year in history kept the...
  • Middletown Mayor: Roads Improving, Conditions 'Still Not Ideal'

    Middletown Mayor: Roads Improving, Conditions 'Still Not Ideal'
    MIDDLETOWN — By 2:30 on Tuesday afternoon, road conditions in the city were rapidly improving but city officials are still asking residents to stay put so snow removal can be done as efficiently as possible. Mayor Daniel Drew said crews were mostly...
  • Boston area hit by howling blizzard; New York gets off easy

    Boston area hit by howling blizzard; New York gets off easy
    Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow. The storm punched out a 40-to-50-...
  • A Flurry Of Babies As Storm Raged Throughout The Night

    A Flurry Of Babies As Storm Raged Throughout The Night
    HARTFORD — The winds howled and babies wailed as a flurry of children entered the world at Hartford hospitals during the snowstorm. An unusual number of babies made their entrance into the world Monday night and early Tuesday as the blizzard...