WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A year after a tornado devastated the central Illinois community of Washington, city officials say one in 20 home rebuilding projects include a reinforced safe room.
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MORRISON, Ill. (AP) — A coroner in northwestern Illinois says a 65-year-old woman found dead in the woods after being released from jail died of hypothermia.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Businesses that sell firewood say they’re selling out fast.
MORRISON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a woman appears to have died of hypothermia after being released from a jail in northwestern Illinois.
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.
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.
CHICAGO (AP) — Mindful of last winter’s visit from the polar vortex, Chicago is girding for colder weather with a bigger stockpile of salt and more snow plows.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ state climatologist says October was considerably wetter than the month usually is.
CHICAGO (AP) — Voters are taking their umbrellas to the polls with rain or at least cloudy skies in the forecast across Illinois on Election Day.