While the threat of flooding has eased in much of the Chicago area, there’s still concern about the Kankakee River, because of ice jams in the water.
A 13-year-old boy who has been missing since Monday afternoon was found safe.
On Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.
The 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.
Firefighters spent several hours Thursday working to put out an extra-alarm blaze at a warehouse building in far southwest suburban Grundy County.
A person was found dead after a house fire in Grundy County, Morris police said.
Bomb-sniffing dogs searched a Grundy County middle school complex after a threat was found written on a bathroom wall, the Herald-News is reporting.
An entire fire department in Grundy County has been effectively shut down, all because of a fight over money.
Authorities have identified a prison inmate as the person allegedly responsible for sending a suspicious powder to the Grundy County courthouse last month.
Five people have been taken to the hospital as a precaution after opening a letter containing an unknown white power at the courthouse in Grundy County.
The State’s Attorney of Grundy County southwest of Chicago has brought poaching charges against three men who allegedly killed a valuable deer on private property.
A Grundy County man charged with killing his uncle in 2009 is suing three Will County Sheriff’s officers who used his mother during his interrogation.
A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Will and Grundy counties southwest of Chicago.