Tornado Victims

Firefighters search a heavily damaged home after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest today with at least three people reported dead in Illinois. (Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

State Warns Of Disaster Relief Scams

The state is trying to prevent Illinois tornado victims from becoming victims of scam artist contractors.


A golden retriever with Lutheran Church Charities' Comfort Dogs  program gets ready for a ride to Oklahoma, where dogs will help tornado victims. (Photo supplied by LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry)

Comfort Dogs Headed To Oklahoma To Help Tornado Victims

A suburban church with a team of four-legged ministers has been dispatched to Oklahoma to help victims of this week’s tornado disaster.

WBBM Newsradio–05/22/2013

Tea Party Patriots Hold American Policy Summit

Paul: No Federal Money For Tornado Victims

U.S. Rep. and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-Texas) says victims of the tornados in downstate Harrisburg and elsewhere in the Midwest and South shouldn’t receive any federal aid, and should instead buy insurance.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012