| Feb 27, 2013
| 1:48 AM
An autopsy performed Tuesday determined that hypothermia and coronary atherosclerosis caused the death of a 56-year-old man found unresponsive on a South Side street Monday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
About 9:20 a.m....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:36 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A woman in her 20s was killed and two other people were injured when a car slammed into a pole in the South Chicago neighborhood this morning, authorities said. Read more
• A 56-...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 7:16 PM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man rescued his two children from drowning after they were trapped in a frozen pond.
Indiana Conservation Officer Patrick Heidenreich says 8-year-old Samantha Buuck ventured onto a frozen pond behind her family's...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier.
The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:06 AM
We have compiled a list of relevant links and information as it pertains to winter storms. All links open in an external window.
- Driving tips for snow and ice (The Weather Channel)
- Tips on what to keep in your home, car, and shoveling...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Firefighters in Antioch rescued a man who fell through ice on Lake Marie while riding his ATV this afternoon.
The man, identified only as being in his 30s, was in the ice, clinging to the vehicle, for about 20 minutes before he was rescued, said Antioch...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Pifas, a "very playful and crazy" dog rescued from icy Lake Michigan, saw his owner today and "started jumping around in the cage" at the animal control facility.
But even though Pifas is in good health after Friday's frigid ordeal, his owner Nerijus...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Some approached the pool of brown water gingerly, jumping in with caution.
The more adventurous ran toward it with purpose, leaping in with no hesitation. After all, it was the inaugural Carroll 5K Mud Run. The dirty, muddy water was supposed to be the...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:30 PM
A teenage boy died Monday after disappearing in the waters of Rocky Gorge Reservoir near North Laurel.
The 15-year-old was swimming in the Scott's Cove area of the reservoir when bystanders on shore heard him cry for help about 4 p.m., according to the...
| May 25, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Mud pits, electric wires, climbing walls and a long-distance run — for most participants, outdoor obstacle races offer a chance to overcome physical challenges and bond with friends, often in a rowdy atmosphere.
But even as these adrenaline-fueled...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Three girls made it back to shore safely after winds carried them 300 yards offshore in Emerald Bay on Sunday afternoon, according to an Orange County Harbor Patrol official.
Numerous calls started coming in at 3:18 p.m. about three girl paddleboarders,...