City Installing Concrete Barriers Along Lakefront To Prevent Flooding DamageLake Michigan reached near record high levels this year, due to an extremely wet spring.
Historic Flooding In Illinois Prompts Agriculture Disaster Declaration From USDAThe declaration Thursday will allow farmers that experienced extreme delays in spring planting to access federal funds to aid their recovery efforts.
North Suburban Homeowners Left With Damage After Storms
Gov. J.B. Pritzker Wants Illinois Residents To Report Flood Damage
State Agencies Partner Up To Offer Help To Flood VictimsOfficials say several state agencies and nonprofit groups are teaming up to help people affected by spring flooding.
Streets And Homes Flooded In South Suburbs After Heavy Rain Overnight; 'This Is Just Not What I Need Right Now'Heavy storms moved across parts of the Chicagoland overnight, dropping as much as six inches of rain in some places and leading to flash-flooding in the south suburbs and parts of northwest Indiana.
Homeowner Can't Get Flooding Issue In His Alley Fixed; 'You Can Go Fishing Out Here In The Puddle Of Water'Why does a large puddle linger behind David Johnson’s garage in an otherwise dry alley? He’s been asking his alderman the same question for years.
After Years Of Complaints About Muddy Mess In Alley, Heavy Equipment Suddenly Moves In To Smooth Things OverRancid mud has piled up every time it rains in Kent Hill and Mary Stevenson’s back alley since 2014, and cleaning up has been a nasty and time-consuming chore.
Flooding Produces Another Problem, More MosquitoesA wet spring and dangerous flooding have created a nasty byproduct — more mosquitoes.
After Heavy Rains, Illinois Corn And Soybean Farmers Face Bleak Prospects In 2019; 'We Are Running Out Of Time'Following an extremely wet spring, farmers in Illinois face a tall task to get their crops planted and growing.
On Many Chicago Streets, Rain Leaves Huge Puddles That Don't Go Away For DaysAll the rain that has been falling in Chicago the past several weeks has caused plenty of water woes across Chicago, including some streets left flooded with large puddles long after the rain stops.
Chicago Weather: Storms Overnight Flood Streets And ViaductsHeavy downpours flooded streets and underpasses across the Chicago area overnight.
Widespread Flooding Reported Across Chicago SuburbsWater levels are getting too high, so there is risk of more homes being flooded here.
Amid Wet Spring, Flooded Illinois Farms Falling Behind On Planting CropsIllinois farmers are in a fight with Mother Nature, and from the looks of it, they are on the losing end.
Flooded Alley Leaves Mount Greenwood Residents Wondering Where their Tax Dollars Are GoingBoots are needed to slosh down an alley in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood after it rains.