Disaster Area

Twister Kills 2, Injures 20; Governor Bruce Rauner Declares DeKalb, Ogle State Disaster AreasAfter touring the damage left by powerful tornadoes that killed two people and injured nearly two dozen others, Gov. Bruce Rauner declared two counties disaster areas.
Quinn Declares Disaster Area For State After Snowstorm, Extreme ColdAt a news conference on Monday, Quinn said the snow paralyzed some the state's biggest snow plows and salt trucks.
Governor Declares 38 Counties Disaster Areas Due To FloodsThe designation will help speed and expand access to state emergency resources and allow the governor to pursue federal relief and support, a statement from the governor’s office said.
Quinn Wants Federal Funds For Post-Blizzard ReliefGov. Pat Quinn is asking for federal funding to help pay for the costs of dealing with the blizzard of Feb. 1 and 2.