Overheated Inmates Have New Complaint: They're Too ColdNew A/C units were installed last week -- now, an inmate was caught hitting an air duct with a broom handle to try and stop cold air from coming in.
Officials Raise Concerns About Heat at St. Louis JailThe cafeteria and other common areas are serving as cooling stations, and 24-hour medical help is available.
VIDEO: Inmates Plead For Help In Sweltering HeatThe inmates were trying to get visitors' attention by calling out for help, reportedly, because there's no air conditioning in the building.
Lake St. Louis Firefighters Face Heat Wave in Broken TrucksThe heat wave is bearing down hard on the Lake St. Louis Fire Department - all three of its aging firetrucks have broken air conditioners.
Hundreds Of Thousands Of Tomatoes Rotting In Field Due To Heat WaveTomatoes are rotting on the vine at an Illinois farm.
Ferguson Woman Found Dead in Unairconditioned HomeSt. Louis County has reported its first heat-related death this summer.
Tough Year for Illinois FarmersBrad Schwab, with the Illinois field office of the USDA says the results are, as you can expect, terrible.
St. Louis County Confirms First Heat DeathThe 72-year-old Northwoods woman was discovered inside her home Friday.
Lightning Strike Injurers 5Two adults and three children were camping at St. Joe State Park near Park Hills Saturday when lightning struck nearby.
Heat Wave Blamed For More Than 30 Deaths Across CountryAmericans 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.
Report: Kansas Corn Crop Deteriorating Amid Heat The latest government report is painting a deteriorating portrait of the Kansas corn crop.
Tips To Stay Cool During The Heat WaveHelpful tips on how to stay cool and comfortable during the next few days.