| Feb 2, 2014
| 12:20 PM
This winter is not over yet, with forecasters now calling for more than five inches of snow in parts of the Baltimore region on Monday.
Cold rain will begin turning into snow after midnight Sunday, according to a National Weather Service warning...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:26 PM
In the midst of a rough winter, some municipalities are rationing their road salt supplies given a regional shortage -- but Chicago officials say they're not worried about the city's salt supply.
This season's above-average snowfall and deep-freeze...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:36 PM
This weekend's warm weather was only a tease, it seems — two storms this week could bring more than 5 inches of rain and snow in parts of the Baltimore region, according to the National Weather Service.
A "quick-hitting" rain storm Sunday night...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:45 PM
With one underperforming snow system having come and gone, a new winter storm watch is in effect for areas northwest of Baltimore for freezing rain Tuesday night into Wednesday.
The storm watch is in effect for northern Baltimore County and Carroll...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Vivendi will cut its stake in Activision Blizzard, the video game company behind "World of Warcraft" and "Call of Duty," in a deal worth $850 million, the media company said Thursday.
The French company's decision to divest itself of 41.5 million...
| Feb 7, 2014
The second fret had become buzzy on my vintage mandolin. Not a crisis for a person of my skill level, but since the top on my son’s acoustic guitar had just developed a crack, I took both instruments to Jim......
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Naperville is asking residents to make sure snow isn't blocking their storm drains during anticipated rainfall.
The rain and snow coupled with a frozen ground can cause flooding, officials said in a news release. The city also is recommending that...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Winter storms on New Year's Eve and Jan. 4 dumped the lion's share of between 21 and 23 inches worth of snow that fell on Highland Park and Deerfield – something that led to tons of salt being used and thousands of gallons of de-icing liquid....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:41 PM
As Mother Nature continues to serve up expletive-producing temperatures and wind chills well below zero, the near northwest suburbs once again face extreme cold.
Most area schoolchildren will have yet another extended weekend, as districts 219, 207, 62,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:03 AM
As more snow approaches the Chicago area this weekend, La Grange snow crews are taking steps to conserve the village's dwindling salt supply.
During the next storm, the Public Works Department will reduce the amount of salt it applies to residential...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:17 PM
The new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 fueled a 50% spike in video game console sales in December, compared with a year earlier, as enthusiasts rushed to buy the latest systems.
Micrososoft's Xbox One was the top-selling console in December, but Sony's...