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Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Far Northwestern Suburbs

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued this morning for Boone, McHenry and Winnebago counties in the far northwestern suburbs. A flood warning is also in effect in parts of Lake County.


Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

Illinois Town, Volunteer Fire Department Argue Over Who Should Pay For Mulch Fire

Fighting a large mulch fire in Northern Illinois has resulted in a big price tag, and disagreement over who is going to pay it.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

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I-65 Reopens After Multiple Crashes

Shortly after the southbound lanes of I-65 were reopened near Merrillville, following a crash, another wreck prompted officials to urge drivers to stay away from I-65 in both directions.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011

Tornado Damage

Cleanup Begins After Boone County Tornado

Residents in the small town of Caledonia – in Boone County near Rockford – were counting their blessings Tuesday, a day after a powerful tornado hit their homes, but left no one seriously hurt.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2010

A school bus flipped over during a tornado in northwest Illinois Monday. Six students were injured. (CBS)

Tornado Leaves Some Areas Devastated

Some areas are devastated this morning, after a tornado ripped a path through parts of northern Illinois.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2010