Hurricane Isaac

Photo Of Amtrak Rail Car. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

City Of New Orleans Trains To Reach New Orleans Again Starting Tuesday

Amtrak says the City of New Orleans passenger train will pull into its namesake city this coming Tuesday, the first time since late August.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Hurricane Isaac

Isaac Cleanup Provides Jobs For Chicago Residents

Recovery efforts for Hurricane Isaac on the Gulf Coast have created some job opportunities for residents of Chicagoland.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

The remnants of Hurricane Isaac is making its way north. Radar image as of 11:15 a.m. (CBS)

Heat To Give Way To Rain For Weekend

Excessive heat on Friday will turn to soaking rains for the Chicago area, thanks to the leftovers of Hurricane Isaac.

08/31/2012

Drought

Rain From Isaac Won’t Help Dried-Out Corn Crop In Illinois

Illinois going to get a little of the Isaac rain that had been aimed at the gulf coast, but likely not enough to affect Illinois agriculture.

08/31/2012

Storms

Remnants Of Isaac Could Mess With Chicago’s Holiday Weekend

Hurricane Isaac could affect the Labor Day holiday in the Chicago area with heavy rain.

08/29/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012