First, it was the storm, packed with ferocious winds and rain—and two tornadoes—that left a wide path of destruction.
Here is a roundup of storm damage reports from various suburban agencies.
The storm system Tuesday evening produced funnel clouds and caused serious damage in many areas, and also left hundreds of thousands without power.
The Bible has Jesus telling Peter, “On this rock, I will build my church,” but on the Near West Side Tuesday, crews will be trying to take the rocks out of a church.
A half-a-million dollar blaze on Monday ravaged the first floor and basement of a two-story home in Lincolnwood and injured one firefighter.
Strong winds blew the entire roof off a Navy Pier stage Saturday afternoon. Nobody was injured.
In a devastating fire in Lockport, flames consumed an entire building in the historic business section of the city. Losses from the fire are substantial, and in some cases: irreplaceable. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Police are working with several families to pay a west suburban park district for damages caused by kids setting leaves on fire in the park — a fire that spread to a skateboard ramp and platform.
A mother has been shut out of her Albany Park home after the city deemed the building “unsafe.”
It’s standard for homeowners to have insurance, but a recent survey found most people have no idea what their policies cover or how to make sure they get the policy’s maximum benefits.