Severe Storm Threats End, But Flooding Risks Remain Along Des Plaines And Fox RiversStorms have cleared out for most of the Chicago area, but flooding risks remain along parts of the Fox and Des Plaines Rivers for the next few days as runoff continues to swell local waterways.
11-Year-Old Boy Dies While Playing With Friends In Fox RiverTwenty firefighters and divers searched for Connor Lasley for 49 minutes and found him about 50 feet from shore.
Boating Resumes On Chain O'Lakes, Upper Fox River After FloodingOne Chain O'Lakes business owner estimated July's flooding caused $30 million to $40 million in lost business for the local economy.
Cleanup Efforts Wind Down, Some Waterways Reopen After FloodingAfter two weeks of severe flooding last month, cleanup efforts are winding down in a number of northern suburbs.
Women Rescued From Flooded Fox River After Raft Flips OverTwo 19-year-old women took an inflatable raft into the fast-moving Fox River near Lippold Park around sunset.
Fox River Pier Floats Away With Boats Still AttachedA little bit of luck helped save the day on the Fox River, when a pier with a number of boats attached started floating downstream Sunday.
River Levels Expected To Recede, FinallyScattered thunderstorms are expected Sunday afternoon in the Chicago area, but shouldn’t significantly affect flood levels
Des Plaines, Fox Rivers Expected To Start Receding SundayLimited flooding is expected to continue Saturday along the Des Plaines and Gurnee rivers, which remain in flood warning stage after being pounded by rainfall earlier this week.
Village Of Algonquin Issues Flooding Notice, Fox River Remains HighThe Village of Algonquin issued Saturday a notice to residents in the floodplain that a flood with the potential to damage property is likely.
With Fox River Rising Again, More Sandbags Piling UpThe Fox looks angry, flowing swiftly past the riverside intersection of Center and Willow Streets, which the swollen river has consumed.
More Rain Swells Fox River To Record LevelsThe flooded Fox River and Des Plaines River began receding in recent days, but will rise at least somewhat Thursday with more rain falling.
With Water Receding, Flooded Suburbs Still Face Major CleanupOn Linden Drive in Round Lake, piles of flood-damaged belongings lay curbside for village crews and front-end loaders to place in dumpsters.