Five Ways To Be Disaster Ready In ChicagoWhile snow storms may get all the attention in Chicago's weather news, tornadoes are not uncommon in and around the city. Be prepared for tornado season by planning and strategizing to ensure your family is ready in case of an emergency.
Chicago Red Cross Joining Tornado Relief Effort In OklahomaThe American Red Cross of Greater Chicago has begun mobilizing to help with the relief effort in Oklahoma, after a devastating tornado killed dozens of people.
Red Cross Opens Expanded Facility On West SideThe American Red Cross of Greater Chicago cut the ribbon on its expanded facility this morning at 2220 W. Harrison in the Medical District on the West Side.
Com Ed, Local Red Cross Sending Crews East Ahead Of Hurricane SandySome ComEd crews and others from the Chicago area have started heading east, ahead of Hurricane Sandy, to be in place to help with recovery once the storm makes landing next week.
Chicago Hits 100 Degrees For First Time Since 2005 For only the second time in the past seven years, the high temperature in Chicago hit 100 degrees.
Chicago Red Cross Nurse Headed To Tornado-Ravaged AlabamaThe American Red Cross of Greater Chicago wasted no time putting nurse Mary Witherspoon to work when she volunteered to work with them at disaster scenes in January.
Stranded Motorists Used Twitter During BlizzardThere were some valuable lessons learned about the use of social networking web sites during one of Chicago’s worst-ever snowstorms.
One Hurt, 24 Displaced In Extra-Alarm FireOne person was injured and 24 people were displaced -- including five children -- during an extra alarm fire early Saturday in the Austin neighborhood.