Thousands Line Up To Meet Deadline For State Flood AssistanceOn Friday, thousands of Chicago area residents were lining up at social service centers, waiting for a chance to get help from the state to pay for flood relief from the April and May storms.
Cleanup Costs Can Pile Up For Flood Victims With Worst DamageNearly a week after widespread flooding damaged thousands of homes and businesses in the Chicago area, the exhausting and costly cleanup process continued for many flood victims on Wednesday.
American Red Cross Distributing Cleanup Kits For Flood VictimsThe American Red Cross has opened 12 sites in eight counties to distribute 5,000 cleanup kits to people with water damage from the recent flooding.
Party Cost $79K Meant For Flood RepairDocuments show the Todd Stroger administration threw a zoo party for families affected by flooding. It cost nearly $79,000 in federal grant money meant to restore flood-damaged homes.