(This story has been edited to reflect the proper weight of rooftop snow)As the Chicago region digs out from 20 inches of snow on the ground, keep in mind that a lot of it is still piled up above our heads.Drifting snow on rooftops can be a problem for building owners, and for passers-by.WB
Pace Bus’s paratransit service, a lifeline to elderly and disabled people who rely on public transportation, has had to overcome significant difficulties to access its riders.“In the city, and in a number of the suburbs, too, we're running into a lot of issues as far as vehicles being ab
One of the worst blizzards in Chicago’s history is over. But many Illinois residents are still dealing with the aftermath – rescuing abandoned cars, waiting for their power to come back on and wondering when they can send their children back to school.
Please imagine this as a ticker scrolling across your television screen...CHICAGO AND SURROUNDING AREAS......BREAKING NEWS......BLIZZARD COULD BE BIGGEST IN HISTORY OF CITY......ADVISORY WARNING: THIS DAY IS UNLIKE OTHER DAYS AND WE ENCOURAGE YOU ALL TO APPROACH IT AS SU
Local forecasters are calling predicted inclement weather "The Big One." To prepare for the winter storm, Eight Forty-Eight compiled a sampling of what local and even national meteorologists are saying about Snowmageddon 2011.Sampled forecasts include those provided by Tim McGill