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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • January's Fastest- and Slowest-Selling Cars

     
    A blizzard hitting the Northeast didn't slow down car sales in January. In fact, the time it took to sell a new car was identical to January 2014's rate of 42 days. As we've noticed during winter months ??? with......
  • Cars in Snow: 2015 Chicago Blizzard Edition

     
    One thing people seem to want more of are photos of cars covered in snow. As Chicago-based automotive journalists, we're not quite sure why this is so fascinating. Maybe it is the fact that we must uncover the cars in......
  • Park Ridge mayor questions delay in plowing Uptown lot after blizzard

    Park Ridge mayor questions delay in plowing Uptown lot after blizzard
    The decision by Park Ridge Public Works leaders to not plow a large public parking lot immediately following the weekend's blizzard was questioned by Mayor David Schmidt, who suggested it should have been made more of a priority. During the Jan. 2...
  • Tri-Cities clear up snow after Super Bowl blizzard

    Tribune reporters Brian Castro of Aurora was riding his bicycle Sunday morning in downtown Geneva heading back home after a full morning of cycling with two friends. Castro, 55, was on a specialized mountain bike equipped with extra-wide tires that...
  • 13 Chicago-area deaths related to shoveling snow

    13 Chicago-area deaths related to shoveling snow
    At least 13 people have died in Cook and DuPage counties while shoveling “heart attack” snow during the recent blizzard, according to officials. Ten of the deaths occurred in Cook County and three were reported in DuPage County, according to...
  • Chicago, suburbs tackle snow with arsenal of tools

    Chicago, suburbs tackle snow with arsenal of tools
    The untold tonnage of snow left by the weekend blizzard was scraped aside, piled up and liquefied Monday in operations that relied alternately on brute force and delicacy, helping many Chicago suburbs approach normalcy after an unexpectedly fearsome...
  • Chicago plows side streets as mayor looks to avoid snow's political woes

    Chicago plows side streets as mayor looks to avoid snow's political woes
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel turned his attention to plowing residential streets Monday as he tried to head off the frustration that can metastasize into political problems for a mayor if Chicagoans are dissatisfied with his handling of a big snowfall just weeks...
  • Griswold, Norwich brace for more snow after Jan. 26 blizzard

    While local children and teens frolicked in the knee-high snow that covered the region following a Jan. 26 snowstorm, town and city officials grappled with getting streets cleared and bracing for another expected onslaught of snow. Griswold First...
  • 'Things are great' as area towns dig out of snow

    'Things are great' as area towns dig out of snow
    On Elgin's southwest side, the opening of the Chicago Street Dairy Queen/Orange Julius store has been a dependable sign of winter nearing its end. But the last two years that Feb. 1 opening also has coincided with a wintry blast from above. "I think...
  • Indiana digs out

    Indiana digs out
    No blizzard was going to stop Northwest Indiana from celebrating everyone's favorite winter holiday Sunday night. Actually, it kind of did. Many people decided to forgo their Super Bowl plans rather than brave the falling temps, wild winds and the 12-...
  • 12-foot snowdrifts force periodic runway closings at Waukegan airport

    As with most record snowstorms, the strength of the Super Bowl Blizzard of 2015 was measured in not only the snow that fell but in the wind that built drift mountains. At Waukegan Regional Airport, general manager Jim Stanczak said the official tally...