Flooding In Waukegan

UPDATED: Northern Suburbs Hit With More Flooding, Losses

The storms Wednesday night and Thursday morning couldn’t have come at a worse time for residents of the northern suburbs.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Lake County State Of Emergency

State Of Emergency In Lake County In Aftermath Of Storms

A state of emergency is in effect in north suburban Lake County, due to damage and power problems from the storms on Monday.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Squad Car Damage

Hail Damages Scores Of Chicago Police Squad Cars

Scores of police squad cars were among the many vehicles damaged Thursday night due to the hailstorm that swept through.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2011

Storm Damage In Elmhurst

In Wake Of Storm, Tips To Avoid Repair Scams

First, it was the storm, packed with ferocious winds and rain—and two tornadoes—that left a wide path of destruction.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011

Aftermath of the strom from CBS 2 viewer Benny Cabral. (Credit: Benny Cabral)

Suburb-By-Suburb Storm Damage Report

Here is a roundup of storm damage reports from various suburban agencies.


Tree On House

Storms Leave Widespread Damage, Power Outages

The storm system Tuesday evening produced funnel clouds and caused serious damage in many areas, and also left hundreds of thousands without power.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

First Baptist Congregational Church roof collapse. (Photo by Wanda Washington)

Repairs Underway At Historic Church After Blizzard

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.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

(Credit: CBS)

$500,000 Damage In Lincolnwood Fire

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.


Skyline Stage

Wind Blows Roof Off Skyline Stage At Navy Pier

Strong winds blew the entire roof off a Navy Pier stage Saturday afternoon. Nobody was injured.


Stephenson Photography

Photography Business Destroyed In Lockport Fire

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.

CBS 2–11/10/2010

Photo Of Autumn Leaves (John Cody/WBBM Photo)

Police: Kids Set Leaves On Fire, Causing Damage To Skate Park

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.


Unsafe Building

Woman Shut Out Of Home Deemed ‘Unsafe’ By City

A mother has been shut out of her Albany Park home after the city deemed the building “unsafe.”

CBS 2–10/20/2010

Housing (File photo)

Survey: Most Homeowners Don’t Understand Insurance Coverage

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.

CBS 2–10/13/2010