Don't Fall For Scammers When Donating To Harvey ReliefThe Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois is warning consumers that scammers can use emergencies, like Hurricane Harvey, as an opportunity to take people's money.
Chicagoans Hold Vigil For Nepal Earthquake VictimsMore than 100 Chicagoans of Nepali descent gathered at Foster Avenue Beach Thursday evening.
Locals Generate Truckloads For Typhoon Relief, But Cargo Plane Is A No-ShowA cargo plane that had been pledged by an unnamed philanthropist to take the goods to the Philippines has not yet materialized. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Congressman: FEMA 'Got Everything Wrong' In Denying Tornado AidA downstate congressman says the federal government “got everything wrong” by denying benefits to tornado-ravaged Harrisburg and surrounding areas.
Quinn, Senators Furious After FEMA Denies Tornado AidBoth U.S. Senators from Illinois, and Gov. Pat Quinn, are unhappy with the decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deny disaster aid to Southern Illinois counties ravaged by tornadoes.
Deadline Extended For Disaster ReliefThe deadline for Illinois residents to apply for federal disaster assistance from summer flooding has been extended to Nov. 17 due to the large number of applicants.