State Declares Disaster For Morris After Battery FireGov. JB Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation for Grundy County in response to an industrial fire in Morris.
Evacuation Order For Morris Lifted 3 Days After FireThe burning batteries were smothered with 28 tons of cement.
Illinois EPA Wants Attorney General To Take Legal Action Against Morris Company On Battery FireFirefighters are using a special technique to try and smother the fire with high flow water and cement.
No More Evacuations In Morris, But Lithium Battery Fire Is OngoingThe owner of the building said that he feels hopeless about what happened and never meant to harm this community.
Industrial Fire In Morris Burns For Second Day; Resident Evacuation Order Remains In Effect
Industrial Fire In Morris Forces Evacuation That Is Expected To Continue Until Wednesday NightPeople living in parts of Morris had to evacuate Tuesday because of an industrial fire involving lithium ion batteries, and the evacuation has been deemed mandatory for 24 hours.
Marc Holliman, 53, Arrested In Morris, Illinois; Charged With Murder Of 81-Year-Old Woman On Near North SideA man was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday after being arrested in Morris, Illinois in the murder of an 81-year-old woman on the Near North Side.
Evening Commuters Prepare As Snowstorm Arrives In Chicago AreaAs a snowstorm blew into the Chicago area on Monday afternoon, southwest suburban residents were preparing as the storm was set to hit there first.
Winter Storm Brings 2 Inches Of Snow In Under An Hour To Some Areas As It Moves InThe winter storm that moved into the Chicago area late Tuesday afternoon was the largest so far of the season – and brought 2 inches of snow in a period of an hour to some southwest suburban areas.
13-Year-Old Johnny Martin, Battling Cancer, Gets A Visit From 'Star Wars' Characters And A Special Announcement From Brad Edwards, Dave SaviniJedi aren’t just in a galaxy far, far away. Some are right here, like 13-year-old Johnny Martin.
Cards Pour In For Bessie's 109th Birthday At Nursing Facility In MorrisStaff members at a Morris nursing facility aren't letting COVID-19 stop them from celebrating a huge birthday for one of their residents.