Tsunami Relief Efforts

This aerial shot shows houses in flame after being hit by a tsunami at Natori city in Miyagi prefecture. (Credit  YOMIURI SHIMBUN / Getty Images)

Donations Pouring In For Japan Relief Efforts

Over the last few days, the phones have been ringing non-stop at the North Side office of the Japanese American Service Committee, as the organization collects money for the relief effort in Japan.

WBBM Newsradio–03/15/2011

File Photo of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)

Madigan Warns: Be Wary Of Japan Relief Scams

Illinoisans who plan to donate to earthquake and tsunami relief efforts underway in Japan should be careful not to fall prey to fund-raising scams by con artists seeking to exploit the natural disaster for their personal profit, Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Friday.