Dashcam Video: First-Responders In The Thick Of LaSalle County TornadoWe are getting a rare look inside the deadly storm in the town of Ottawa, from the rescuers’ point of view. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Suburban Organization Raises Money To Replace Naplate Tornado Warning SystemA Wheaton-based organization is raising money to replace the tornado warning system in Naplate, a system that was destroyed by the tornado two weeks ago.
Some Progress Evident In LaSalle County, One Week After Deadly TornadoCBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran returns to the region, about 85 miles southwest of Chicago.
Ottawa, Naplate Warned Not To Expect Financial Aid After TornadoesThe mayor of another Illinois city hit by a twister warned not to expect financial help from the state or federal governments.
Naplate Residents Recover After Tornado Destroys HomesResidents, construction crews and Red Cross workers in a small Illinois village are dealing with the aftermath of a powerful tornado.
Naplate Woman's "Surreal" Survival: Riding Out Tornado In Her ClosetAs a powerful tornado ravaged the small village of Naplate on Tuesday, one woman survived the twister by hiding out in her closet, even as her home was lifted off its foundation, suffering only a small scratch in the process.
Community Helps LaSalle County Family After Tornado Destroys HomeA community in Naplate, Illinois came together to support the Dutton family after a tornado destroyed their home.
Neighbors Help Neighbors After Tornadoes Ravage Naplate, OttawaThe Dutton family rode out the storm in a small bathroom. During that time, their home was literally ripped apart around them. Nicole O’Shea saw what happened to her neighbors and offered the Duttons and their dog a place to stay for as long as they need it.
Ottawa Tornado Tragedy: Falling Tree Kills Two MenKilled were Wayne Tuntland, 76, and 31-year-old DJ Johnson. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Illinois River Was No Obstacle For Deadly EF-3 Tornado That Hit Naplate: ExpertThe tornado at its most intense was moving at 155 mph. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Ottawa Still "Locked Down" After Tornado: "Streets Are Not Safe Yet"Officials in Ottawa, Illinois, were asking volunteers to stay away from the city for now, as crews continue to assess and repair damage from Tuesday’s tornado, declaring “the streets are not safe yet.”
Survivors Dig Through "War Zone Disaster" In Naplate After TornadoAt least 25 percent of the homes in the small town of Naplate, Illinois, were damaged by a tornado Tuesday night, with at least one man calling his home a "war zone disaster," but the community remained resilient as they began cleaning up Wednesday morning.