Concerns About Severe Weather Diminish In Chicago, But Tornado Reported DownstateConcerns about severe weather in the Chicago area blew over Monday night, though heavy rain south of the area remained a concern.
Illinois Counties Declare 'Sanctuary' Status For Gun OwnersCo-opting the sanctuary title is also a way of drawing attention to the rural-urban political divide that was so stark in the last general election.
Tornadoes Hit Central IllinoisThe tornado touched down around 7 p.m. in the southeast part of Champaign County.
Downstate Couple Comes Forward As Mega Millions WinnersShe giggled for four hours. That's what an Illinois woman did, after her husband told her they won a share of the record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Tornado Watch Issued For Parts Of Northwest IndianaA tornado watch is in effect for much of the state of Indiana – including some northwest counties – as well as downstate Illinois.
Lessons Learned After Floods In Mississippi River TownsDownstate Illinois cities and towns along the Mississippi River are bracing for moderate to major flooding this season, but officials have learned lessons from the disaster in 2008.