About 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.
A special photo exhibit has opened at the Thompson Center, marking two years since the Japan earthquake and tsunami.
The annual International Home + Housewares Show opens in Chicago Saturday, with special attention this year to Japanese manufacturers struggling to recover from the earthquake and tsunami one year ago.
The lights that illuminate the crest of the John Hancock Center are bedecked in red and white, in a push to raise awareness of relief efforts for Japan.
A Glen Ellyn man took matters into his own hands after the Japanese earthquake and tsunami devastated the small village where his wife and two sons were living.
A Chicago man who works as a teacher in Japan called his mother on Friday, a week after he’d gone missing in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan.
A Chicago mother awaits word on Edward Clemons, who was teaching English near Sendai at the time of last week’s earthquake and tsunami.
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.
Will the Japanese disaster and its impact on production there have an impact over here? CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.
If you are a Verizon or AT&T customer, you’ll be able to call or text people in Japan for free.
Members of Chicago’s Japanese-American community spent Sunday in prayer, as they struggled with the destruction and uncertainty.
What was it like to be in the middle of the devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami in Japan? One Chicagoan describes it firsthand.