Dashcam Video: First-Responders In The Thick Of LaSalle County TornadoWe are getting a rare look inside the deadly storm in the town of Ottawa, from the rescuers’ point of view. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Ottawa, Naplate Warned Not To Expect Financial Aid After TornadoesThe mayor of another Illinois city hit by a twister warned not to expect financial help from the state or federal governments.
Fairdale Had Similar Tornado To Ottawa-Naplate Area, And RecoveredAs people in the Ottawa-Naplate area try to recover from the recent tornado, they might benefit from talking to Fairdale residents.
Community Helps LaSalle County Family After Tornado Destroys HomeA community in Naplate, Illinois came together to support the Dutton family after a tornado destroyed their home.
Neighbors Help Neighbors After Tornadoes Ravage Naplate, OttawaThe Dutton family rode out the storm in a small bathroom. During that time, their home was literally ripped apart around them. Nicole O’Shea saw what happened to her neighbors and offered the Duttons and their dog a place to stay for as long as they need it.
Ottawa Tornado Tragedy: Falling Tree Kills Two MenKilled were Wayne Tuntland, 76, and 31-year-old DJ Johnson. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
1 Killed, 1 Injured After Tornado Causes Tree To Fall In OttawaA man was killed and another was injured after a tree fell during Tuesday's tornado in Ottawa.
Some Of Most Powerful Tornadoes Ever In Chicago AreaThe most common tornado in our area is an EF-2. Here are some significant tornadoes to hit the Chicago area.
Illinois River Was No Obstacle For Deadly EF-3 Tornado That Hit Naplate: ExpertThe tornado at its most intense was moving at 155 mph. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Ottawa Still "Locked Down" After Tornado: "Streets Are Not Safe Yet"Officials in Ottawa, Illinois, were asking volunteers to stay away from the city for now, as crews continue to assess and repair damage from Tuesday’s tornado, declaring “the streets are not safe yet.”
Cleanup, Repairs Begin After Tornadoes Leave 1 Dead In LaSalle CountyThe National Weather Service was sending out teams to confirm reports of seven tornados touching down Tuesday afternoon and evening in LaSalle County, killing at least one person, and leaving behind extensive damage.
1 Killed, More Than A Dozen Injured When Tornado Hits LaSalle CountyNaplate Mayor Jim Rick saw the tornado pass through town and the debris it scattered through the air.