Portage Park Fire Kills One, Displaces DozensA deadly fire ripped through a three-story Portage Park apartment building Saturday, killing one and displacing dozens.
American Airlines Packs Food For Florida Hurricane ReliefThey planned to work in assembly line-fashion to pack up 75,000 pounds (34,019 kilograms) of food.
Red Cross Sends Local Workers To Help Hurricane Michael VictimsThe agency said more than 60 people deployed to help those affected by Hurricane Florence are now in Florida to assist people who need everything from food and shelter to clean up services.
Thousands Of Red Cross Volunteers Helping Hurricane Florence VictimsMore than 3,000 Red Cross volunteers are on the ground in the Carolinas and many of them are from the Chicago area.
Blood, Platelet Donations Needed In Wake Of Hurricane Florence"There is an especially critical need for platelets to help cancer patients and type O blood donations for ongoing patient care and emergencies."
Fire Displaces Dozens In Unincorporated Des PlainesThe North Maine Fire Department District said the blaze started on the sixth floor of the building around 7:50 a.m. in the 9300 block of Landings Lane.
Local Red Cross Sending Workers To The CarolinasThe organization said it plans to send more than 700 workers for disaster relief efforts. From the Chicago area more than 17 will head east to the Carolinas.
Red Cross Offers Amazon Gift Cards To Blood Donors"Type O in particular is critically needed right now to replenish the blood supply."
100 People Displaced By Waukegan FireThere's no word on what started a fire in Waukegan that left more than 100 people without a home.
Familes Safe After Westmont FireThe Red Cross is providing emergency services to everyone.
Red Cross Busy Assisting With Multiple Fires Across ChicagoVolunteers with the Red Cross in the Chicago area have assisted displaced people at more than a dozen fires over the past few days.
MillerCoors Uses New Water Program To Support Red Cross, Harvey VictimsFifty-thousand cans of drinking water have arrived in flood-ravaged Texas from a company that's based in Chicago.