One of Monday night’s tornadoes narrowly missed Exelon Nuclear’s Braidwood plant. But the utility insists no one was endangered.
Survey teams with the National Weather Service have confirmed at least two tornados touched down Monday night, when powerful damaging storms swept through the western and southwestern suburbs.
The man responsible for killing a 10-year-old girl in a 1999 drunken-driving crash admitted Monday he drove under the influence again in 2010.
A far southwest suburban man pleaded guilty Wednesday to sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl, four years after a jury found him not guilty of the same crime.
For the fifth time this year and the second time in a week, a wild animal with rabies has been discovered in Will County.
A Will County woman who falsely claimed she was kidnapped and raped last year pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct on Wednesday.
A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Will and Grundy counties southwest of Chicago.
Federal officials are looking into the concerns of some Braidwood residents who think the local nuclear-power plant is the cause of their illnesses. 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
A man from the Will County community of Braidwood is dead, almost a week after a three-alarm house fire that police are now calling suspicious.
Federal nuclear safety regulators said Thursday they will be conducting special inspections at two nuclear plants in Illinois.
In the wake of the nuclear troubles in Japan, Illinois’ two U.S. senators said the key is to focus on common sense safety for nuclear facilities in the state.
News that Japanese nuclear power plants have been stressed from the earthquake has caught the attention of some residents in suburban Braidwood, where a nuclear plant is located.
No injuries were reported when a car rolled into a body of water in Braidwood, but search and rescue crews were dispatched.