Tomatoes are rotting on the vine at an Illinois farm.
An O’Fallon, Ill. father will face child endangerment charges after he accidentally left his 2-year-old son in a hot car Thursday afternoon.
Americans in much of the country will be getting a slight break from the oppressive heat on Sunday, one day after temperatures rose to above 100 degrees from the central states to the mid-Atlantic. Yet for many, the cooler temperatures won’t exactly be comfortable, falling only into the 90s.
In 10 of the 16 deaths in the region, homes had air conditioners that were either off or not working.
Officials in O’Fallon Missouri say it’s just too hot.