Lightning Strikes

Lightning struck the roof of an apartment building in Oak Forest, sparking a fire that sent flames shooting through the roof, causing heavy damage. (Credit: CBS)

Severe Storms Bring Flooding, Damage From Hail And Lightning

It’s bound to be a busy morning at auto shops across the Chicago area, in the wake of powerful storms that brought large, damaging hail to the city and suburbs.


Lightning Storm (File photo credit MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)

Two Dead, 9-Month-Old Baby Injured In Gary Lightning Strikes

Two people have been killed and several others were injured as severe weather swept through Northwest Indiana on Thursday


A lightning strike opened a hole in the roof of a townhome in southwest suburban Darien on May 20, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Lightning Strikes Damage Two Homes Overnight

At least two homes in the Chicago area were struck by lightning overnight as heavy thunderstorms plowed through the region.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2013

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Lightning Sparks Fires In 5 Suburbs

Lightning sparked five home fires in the west and northwest suburbs over the past 24 hours.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2011