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State Of Emergency

Gov. Pat Quinn visits west suburban Elmhurst to view damage from flooding on April 18, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Quinn: ‘We All Have To Work Together’ In Face Of Major Flooding

As he toured flood damage in the western and northwestern suburbs, Gov. Pat Quinn declared a state of emergency, and said residents of northeastern Illinois must be prepared for flooding throughout the state over the next few days.

04/18/2013

Lake County State Of Emergency

State Of Emergency In Lake County In Aftermath Of Storms

A state of emergency is in effect in north suburban Lake County, due to damage and power problems from the storms on Monday.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Photo Of Toni Preckwinkle. (cookcountytransition.com Photo)

Preckwinkle Declares State Of Emergency

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has declared a state of emergency as the great Blizzard of 2011 clobbers the area.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2011