Gov. Rauner Seeks Aid For Businesses Hit By Recent TornadoesRauner said he's asked the U.S. Small Business Administration for a disaster declaration that would open up low-interest loans for eligible residents and businesses in Christian, Macon, Montgomery and Sangamon counties.
Taylorville Tornado Sweeps Away Homes But Not The Spirit Of A Community"I walked out into the yard and there were about 15 high school kids asking what they could do for me. They cleaned up our yard. They came into our house and packed our dishes. It was wonderful."
Update: Over 100 Taylorville Homes, Businesses Damaged By TornadoesThe City of Taylorville, along with surrounding areas, were hit the hardest by powerful winds around 5:15 p.m.
Powerful Tornadoes On The Rise In IllinoisYou're at risk anywhere in northern Illinois, including the city of Chicago.
Tornado Slams Massachusetts, Storms March EastwardThe town, which is about 18 miles south of Worcester near the Connecticut state line, is now littered with downed trees and power lines.
Tornadoes Rip Through Neighborhoods In Central IowaSirens went off in Central Iowa, as residents watched two funnel clouds rip through neighborhoods.
Frightening Video Of Tornadoes In Bondurant, IowaFrightening moments for residents near Des Moines, Iowa, has tornadoes ripped through the town of Bondurant.
Tornadoes Touch Down In Central Will CountyThe National Weather Service says multiple tornadoes have touched down in central Will County near Wilton Center, Illinois.
Ottawa, Naplate Warned Not To Expect Financial Aid After TornadoesThe mayor of another Illinois city hit by a twister warned not to expect financial help from the state or federal governments.
Neighbors Help Neighbors After Tornadoes Ravage Naplate, OttawaThe Dutton family rode out the storm in a small bathroom. During that time, their home was literally ripped apart around them. Nicole O’Shea saw what happened to her neighbors and offered the Duttons and their dog a place to stay for as long as they need it.
Beware Of Storm-Chasing Contractors, Officials SayContractors are already swooping in after Tuesday’s treacherous weather that included tornadoes and baseball-sized hail.
Some Of Most Powerful Tornadoes Ever In Chicago AreaThe most common tornado in our area is an EF-2. Here are some significant tornadoes to hit the Chicago area.