3 Weeks Left For Spring Flood Victims To Apply For Federal AidIn just three weeks, local residents will lose their chance to get federal funding to pay for cleanup from flooding that hit from mid-April through early May.
A Month Later, Many Flood Victims Still Cleaning Up, Making RepairsIt has been one month since major flooding overwhelmed much of the Chicago area, but many of the victims are no closer to being able to return to their homes.
President Obama Signs Disaster Declaration For Illinois FloodingPresident Obama has signed a disaster declaration for 11 counties in northeastern Illinois, including the entire Chicago metropolitan area. WBBM's Bob Roberts says it opens the door for homeowners and businesses to seek disaster assistance.
Governor Asks For 11 Counties To Be Named Federal Disaster AreasOn Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.
Flood Waters, Warmer Temps Could Bring More MosquitoesThe cooler spring so far means mosquito season has been delayed, but with the recent floods and warming temperatures, your back yard could soon be a haven for the buzzing, bloodsucking pests.
State, Feds Begin Flood Damage Assessments To Pave Way For Disaster ReliefHelp is on the way. That was the message Monday from Gov. Pat Quinn to flood victims in the Chicago area.
Flooded Wheeling Residents Can't Get Permits For RepairsIt’s going from bad to worse in one Wheeling mobile home park.
North Chicago Food Pantry's Supplies Ruined By FloodsPastor Trudy Griffins showed off the basement where all of Emmanuel Faith Food Pantry’s food was stored, until flood waters soaked the basement and everything in it.