News

PHOTOS: Deep Freeze 2014

PHOTOS: Deep Freeze 2014

BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE: Dangerously-low wind chills are sweeping across America. Photo: Associated Press

Millions of Americans are dealing with snow, ice, and bone-chilling cold as a “polar vortex” brings a blast of arctic air.

2014-01-06T180742Z_1_CBREA051ECY00_RTROPTP_4_USREPORT-US-USA-WEATHER-OILPRODUCTION

AP294252506028

AP301258277144

AP506761225073

AP728108351783

AP773749357690

AP800431502315

AP807845854965

AP973725737963

Recent Headlines

in Local

Illinois Ranked at the Top for School Emergency Plans

school-security_generic

Illinois is the nation’s most improved state when it comes to establishing emergency plans for children

in Local

Prisons and Power

jail

A spokesman for AFSCME says power failures highlight a lack of necessary funding

in Election 2014, Local

Quinn and Rauner Agree: Don’t Raise the Gas Tax

GAS PUMP

Other ways to build and maintain roads, they say

in Local

Accident Leaves State Trooper Injured

isp crash

Cause of crash under investigation