Without Government Aid, Recovery From April Tornado Slow In FairdaleThe EF-4 tornado that hit Fairdale on April 9 has been described as the area's greatest natural disaster in generations.
Woman Killed In Fairdale Tornado Buried Next To Husband In Arlington National Cemetery A funeral was held today at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia for one of the two women killed in the Fairdale Tornado in April.
Lawmakers Seek Disaster Aid For Businesses Damaged By Fairdale TornadoThe congressional delegation for Illinois is asking President Barack Obama to make a disaster declaration allowing small businesses to get loans in recovery from severe storms and tornadoes in northern Illinois in April.
DeKalb County Changing Zoning Laws For Fairdale To Help Tornado Victims RebuildDeKalb County officials have said they’re committed to making sure everyone who wants to rebuild after last month’s tornado in the small town of Fairdale can clear any legal hurdles that might be in their way.
Building Codes Stall Rebuilding For Some Tornado Victims In FairdaleFairdale residents whose homes were lost or severely damaged in last month’s tornado have been learning rebuilding is not going to be so easy.
With Most Volunteers Gone, Fairdale Still Needs Help Recovering From TornadoThis weekend marks one month since a deadly tornado devastated the small town of Fairdale, and while cleanup efforts continue, most volunteers who showed up in the wake of the storm have moved on.
Bears Players Lend A Hand In Tornado CleanupCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports from northern Illinois, which was hit by tornadoes two weeks ago.
Man Charged With Stealing Donated Tornado Relief Supplies In FairdaleRichard Burtch is accused of stealing six to seven pickup loads worth of supplies, from tarps and tubs, to wheelbarrows and rakes, DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott said.
Group Of Storm Chasers To Donate Gift Cards To Northern Illinois Tornado Victims A group of people who chase violent weather as a hobby are making donations next week to the tornado victims in Rochelle and Fairdale, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
11-Year-Old Collecting Toys For Fairdale Tornado VictimsIn the face of disaster, a Chicago boy’s acts of kindness continue to grow. Samuel Love is organizing another toy drive, this time for the victims of last week's deadly tornadoes.
Recovery Moving Forward After Fairdale Tornado, But Much More Work AheadA week after a deadly tornado devastated the small town of Fairdale, there already have been signs of major progress, but lots more work is needed as survivors recover from the storm.