WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Residents of central and southern Illinois and elected officials are marking the one-year anniversary of deadly tornadoes that left more than a half a dozen people dead and destroyed numerous buildings.
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WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Officials say most of the buildings that were damaged or destroyed one year ago when a deadly tornado tore through the central Illinois community of Washington will be rebuilt by the end of 2014.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois woman has been convicted of felony looting after she collected items from the yard of a retired couple whose Washington home was destroyed by a tornado.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The committee in charge of recovery in Washington, East Peoria and Pekin has shifted priorities nearly a year after deadly tornadoes swept through central Illinois.
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The American Red Cross says recovery efforts are continuing in parts of Illinois hit by deadly tornadoes a year ago.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — The one-year anniversary of deadly tornadoes that struck the central Illinois city of Washington is approaching and the city’s administrator is set to provide a retrospective at Western Illinois University.
FREEBURG, Ill. (AP)–The National Weather Service confirms that at least two tornadoes touched down Monday in portions of southwestern Illinois, damaging roofs, uprooting trees and causing some power outages.
Galesburg wasn’t under a tornado watch when thunderstorms moved through the area Saturday night, but surrounding counties were, and as it turns out, some tornadoes were indeed reported.
GIFFORD, Ill. (AP) — Every June the eastern Illinois town of Gifford holds a community celebration.
GIFFORD, Ill. (AP) — Habitat For Humanity plans to dedicate the last of three homes it has built in an eastern Illinois town hit hard by a tornado last November.