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.


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. ( 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