Fairdale Mourns Two Women Killed By TornadoBoth Geraldine Schultz, 67, and 69-year-old Jacklyn Klosa were friends and lived in Fairdale, which was leveled Thursday evening by an EF-4 tornado that reached 200 mph.
Belvidere Zoo Ravaged By Tornado, Two Animals KilledA zoo in Belvidere, Illinois, took a direct hit from one of the two tornadoes that touched down in north central Illinois on Thursday.
Excitement Growing In Chicago For NFL DraftThe draft will take place from April 30-May 2.
Seven Dead In Small Plane Crash Near BloomingtonThe Federal Aviation Administration confirmed a Cessna 414 flying from Indianapolis to Bloomington went down about two miles away from Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington just after midnight. McLean County Sheriff Jon Sandage confirmed all seven people on board were killed in the crash.
Wrigley Field Ready For Opening Night The big question for the Cubs’ home opener Sunday night: Will Wrigley Field be ready for prime time?
Emanuel, Garcia Busy Campaigning On Final Day Of Early VotingMayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus ‘Chuy Garcia were out campaigning hard on the final day of early voting.
Escaped Kankakee Convict Still At LargeA manhunt was underway in Kankakee County on Wednesday, after a convicted killer escaped from the county jail.
Aurora Cousins Charged In Plot To Join Islamic State, Attack Illinois Military FacilityA national guardsman from Aurora and his cousin were arrested Wednesday night, for allegedly conspiring to join the Islamic State terrorist group, and attack a military facility in northern Illinois.