FEMA To Cover Funeral Costs For COVID-19 VictimsBeginning Monday FEMA is offering to help cover funeral costs for victims of COVID-19. It's money some families desperately need.
United Center Parking Lot To Become Mass Vaccination Site In MarchThe site will operate seven days a week for eight weeks under the federal government’s vaccination pilot program.
Federal Agency To Help Illinois With $43 Million And Vaccine DistributionA big boost to get more COVID-19 vaccines into the arms of people in Illinois.
FEMA Approves Extra $300 In Weekly Unemployment Benefits For IllinoisThe Illinois Department of Employment Security has said, under the current funding model for the program, the $300 in extra benefits will last only about three weeks, based on demand.
Northwest Suburban Couple Facing Flooding With Fox River Still RisingThe Fox River is still rising, turning a northwest suburban couple's dream home into a disaster.
Possibly Millions Of Water Bottles Meant For Hurricane Maria Victims Left On Tarmac In Puerto RicoThe federal government's response to Hurricane Maria is under fresh scrutiny over photos showing what appear to be millions of water bottles meant for victims still sitting on a runway in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, more than one year after the storm.
'Monster' Hurricane Could Punish A Longer Stretch Of Coastline Than Previously FearedFederal officials begged residents to put together emergency kits and have a plan on where to go.
Bodies Pile Up In Puerto Rico, Medical Examiner InvestigatedCrews removed two cadavers from the containers because they were leaking.
Illinois Applies For Federal Assistance For July Flood VictimsIEMA director James Joseph said their assessment found more than 3,200 homes in northern Illinois were damaged by flooding.
FEMA Denies Illinois' Request For Federal Flood AssistanceFEMA administrator W. Craig Fugate said in a letter notifying the state of the denial that the damage from floods and severe storms isn't beyond the capabilities of the state, affected municipalities and voluntary agencies.
FEMA On Ground In Washington To Assess Tornado DamageFor the first time since the deadly tornadoes hit Illinois on Sunday, federal emergency management officials were on the ground in Washington on Thursday to survey the damage.
Survivor Skills: How To Be Ready When Disaster StrikesSince 2010, there have been more than 250 major disasters declared in the U.S.- floods, tornadoes, fires-and all of us need to be prepared.
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.
Lisle Residents Piecing Lives -- And Homes -- Together After FloodCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot looks at how residents of the west suburb are coping, weeks after flooding ruined homes.
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.