American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
While 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.
The 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.
The 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.
Some 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.
For only the second time in the past seven years, the high temperature in Chicago hit 100 degrees.
The 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.
There were some valuable lessons learned about the use of social networking web sites during one of Chicago’s worst-ever snowstorms.
One person was injured and 24 people were displaced — including five children — during an extra alarm fire early Saturday in the Austin neighborhood.