Rob Besecker and Chris Griffin were in Nepal together on a mountain trek, until altitude sickness forced their separation. Then, the earthquake hit. They shared their stories of survival with CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov.
A light earthquake that hit southwestern Michigan Saturday morning could be felt as far away as Chicago and its surrounding suburbs.
More than 100 Chicagoans of Nepali descent gathered at Foster Avenue Beach Thursday evening.
Corey Ascolani, 34, and 26 other hikers became trapped in a valley in Langtang National Park, after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, killing thousands, and triggering avalanches and landslides that blocked trails with debris.
What regions of the U.S. are at risk for a major earthquake? WBBM’s Lisa Fielding talked to an earthquake expert about fault lines and risks here in America.
A doctor and former Malcolm X College student was among a group of climbers killed on Mt. Everest when a massive earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche on Saturday.
Leaders of Chicago’s Nepalese community are mobilizing to send help back to their homeland, after more than 3,500 people died in a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
Local Chicagoans with ties to Nepal are working to find out how they can help those affected by the 7.9 magnitude quake.
The biggest earthquake on the continent was in Illinois, so public safety agencies are running a simulation this week to make sure the state is prepared, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
It was a real mystery back in November when a blast went off at a suburban rock quarry and then seconds later, the ground shook. The question is , was the earthquake related to the blast?
Scientists of the U.S. Geological Survey say it’s likely it was an earthquake that shook Chicago’s western suburbs after a blast at a quarry.
Congressman Dan Lipinski has asked three federal agencies to get to the bottom of Monday’s tremors centered on a quarry in southwest suburban McCook.
Residents in the western suburbs felt tremors early Monday afternoon, and federal officials believe the shaking was from a quarry blast and not a natural earthquake.
A special photo exhibit has opened at the Thompson Center, marking two years since the Japan earthquake and tsunami.
An Italian court convicted seven scientists and experts of failing to adequately warn citizens before an earthquake struck central Italy in 2009, killing more than 300 people.
A 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck central southern Mexico Tuesday, sending Mexican-Americans here in Chicago scrambling for updates on friends and family.
The annual International Home + Housewares Show opens in Chicago Saturday, with special attention this year to Japanese manufacturers struggling to recover from the earthquake and tsunami one year ago.
Residents of the far northwest suburbs were not dreaming last night – a minor earthquake shook the Illinois-Wisconsin state line.
A group of Chicagoans trying to help recovery efforts in Haiti, two years after the devastating earthquake, gathered at Children’s Memorial Hospital Thursday to discuss the on-going effort.
On this day two years ago, a devastating earthquake shook Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people and leaving more than a million homeless. Here is a look at the advances made since.