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Illinois Storms

Late-Season Tornadoes Kill 6

AP | DAVID MERCER and DON BABWIN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms swept across the Midwest on Sunday, leaving at least six people dead and unlea...

Major Tornado Hits Illinois

Reuters | James B. Kelleher | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

CHICAGO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - A fast-moving storm system triggered multiple tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana on Sunday, killing at least two people, in...

Illinois Storm Death Toll Climbs

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 04.30.2012 | Green

HARRISBURG, Ill. — Crews cleared splintered plywood and smashed appliances from small-town neighborhoods Thursday, a day after tornadoes killed ...

Death Toll Climbs From Midwest Storm

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Green

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say 10 killed in Illinois town of Harrisburg when storms slam state...

Death Toll Climbs From Midwest Storm

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Green

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — A hospital administrator in the southern Illinois city of Harrisburg says at least three people were killed in a severe stor...

Illinois Tornado Touchdown: School Bus Falls On Its Side In Northern Illinois

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

LOVES PARK, Ill. — Authorities say a driver and several school children suffered minor injuries when a school bus rolled onto its side near the ...

How to Help the Tornado Relief Efforts

Melissa Hapke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Melissa Hapke

On Saturday, two tornadoes hit my hometown of Dwight, Ill. Livingston and LaSalle Counties were hardest hit by a storm system that originated in Iowa and left a path of destruction all the way through to Ohio.

Illinois Communities DESTROYED By Tornadoes, How You Can Help

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

At least 15 tornadoes touched down in north central Illinois Saturday night, prompting Governor Pat Quinn to declare Livingston, LaSalle, Peoria and P...