Group Of Storm Chasers To Donate Gift Cards To Northern Illinois Tornado Victims A group of people who chase violent weather as a hobby are making donations next week to the tornado victims in Rochelle and Fairdale, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Massive Fairdale Tornado Was One Of 11 In Illinois Last WeekLast Thursday's severe weather created a total of 11 tornadoes in Illinois, including the rare EF-4 storm that destroyed much of two small towns west of Chicago.
WATCH: Man Films Tornado From His Truck; 'I Don't Know How To Get Away'Video posted on YouTube shows a North Carolina man’s close encounter with one of the powerful tornadoes that hit Illinois near Rockford last week.
Recovery Efforts Continue After Thursday's TornadoNeighbors in Fairdale and Rochelle have been rallying together to pick up the pieces, and get through this difficult time, after Thursday's devastating tornado. Survivors and volunteers spent the entire weekend cleaning, but there’s still a lot of work left to do.
Donations Pouring In To Aid Tornado VictimsVolunteers and donations continue to pour into Fairdale, days after much of it was destroyed by a tornado. WBBM's Nancy Harty spoke with a volunteer on the ground.
Residents Return To Fairdale Two Days After Tornado Ripped Through Town Residents of the town of Fairdale were escorted back to their homes Saturday, two days after an EF-4 tornado ripped through the town, killing two people.
Levity Amid The Rubble: Why Is This Man Attacking Dryer With A Shovel?After Thursday’s tornado and the devastation it brought, Emily Dickow wasn’t asking for much. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Tornado Survivor: 'I Knew I Didn't Have A Whole Lot Of Time'CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot talks with Erin Johnson of Rochelle, whose home was ripped off its foundation Thursday.
Want To Help Tornado Victims? Stay Home And DonateAuthorities in the tornado zones in Rochelle and Fairdale have asked people wanting to help the victims not to get in their cars to make the trip, but do what they can from home instead.
Twister Kills 2, Injures 20; Governor Bruce Rauner Declares DeKalb, Ogle State Disaster AreasAfter touring the damage left by powerful tornadoes that killed two people and injured nearly two dozen others, Gov. Bruce Rauner declared two counties disaster areas.
One Story Of Survival After Tornado: "Everything Is Gone" Dozens of families in two towns in north central Illinois were left sifting through the rubble, after tornadoes leveled their homes.
Disaster Relief Groups Offer Helping Hand To Tornado VictimsThe Salvation Army and the American Red Cross have set up shelters for victims, served hot meals to first responders, and provided other relief supplies as residents dig out, and begin the slow recovery process.