State Officials: At Least 3 Tornadoes Hit Western Illinois On Thursday, No Significant Injuries Reported
The hardest hit communities appeared to be Delavan, where officials said about 3 dozen homes were damaged, and Cameron, a tiny community about 60 miles away.
Passengers must navigate leaks and slippery floors at Chicago’s passenger rail stations. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
After Thursday’s tornado and the devastation it brought, Emily Dickow wasn’t asking for much. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Alex Cipolla says she called 3-1-1, 9-1-1 and the Department of Streets and Sanitation, but no action was taken until CBS 2 got involved.
Friday’s storms and high waves tore out huge chunks of asphalt along recreational paths.
One motorist says his rear windshield was punched out about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Patrol units responded to calls around 1 a.m. Monday that a white vehicle was driving in the Kingsport subdivision while a passenger smashed mailboxes with a pipe.
The central Illinois town has made some progress, but the road to rebuild the town is still a long process. CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports.
For the first time since the deadly tornadoes hit Illinois on Sunday, federal emergency management officials were on the ground in Washington on Thursday to survey the damage.
A round of storms overnight ripped down some trees in the Chicago area, and more storms hit the area just in time for the morning rush.
The promoters behind Lollapalooza are outlining plans to protect Grant Park—where the outdoor music festival will be held next week.
The emerald ash borer and the drought this summer are teaming up to give a one-two punch to ash trees in the area.
The storms on Sunday produced only dark skies and rumbles of thunder with no rain at all in some areas, but other areas were hit with powerful winds that have left a trail of extensive damage, and power outages that cold last for days.
The City of Evanston did an about-face Thursday, and decided to pay for repairs a woman needed after a police officer backed into her van.
One of the historic rooms at the Garfield Park Conservatory, heavily damaged this summer in a hail storm, has reopened.
Wednesday’s storm damage to boats was still apparent Friday along the lakefront. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli talks with experts who are conducting the cleanup.
It has been two and a half months since a hailstorm shattered the glass ceilings of the Garfield Park Conservatory, and caused $2 million in damage. Now, the conservatory has kicked off a fundraising campaign to pay for the rest.
The congregation from one of Chicago’s oldest churches will be back in its sanctuary this weekend, seven months after infamous the Blizzard of 2011 caused more than $3 million in damage to the church.
The normally lush, green grass of Grant Park remains brown and dried out as crews work on fixing the damage from the Lollapalooza music festival, which ended almost two weeks ago.
The June 30 hailstorm that destroyed a portion of the Garfield Park Conservatory has prompted a fundraising drive to sustain the institution until insurance kicks in.