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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Ties to tornado-ravaged Coal City prompt outreach effort in Lemont

    Ties to tornado-ravaged Coal City prompt outreach effort in Lemont
    It's about 40 miles from Lemont to Coal City, but to some, the towns are connected. Coal City Fire Protection District Chief Jim Sheldon was a longtime resident of Lemont who for 32 years worked for the Lemont Fire Protection District before retiring as...
  • Corte Suprema aprueba el matrimonio gay a nivel nacional

    Corte Suprema aprueba el matrimonio gay a nivel nacional
    WASHINGTON - La Suprema Corte declaró que las parejas del mismo sexo tienen derecho al matrimonio en cualquier lugar de Estados Unidos. Las parejas gay y lesbianas tenían derecho a casarse en 36 estados y el Distrito de Columbia. La decisión del viernes...
  • 2 EF-1 tornadoes that struck southern Maryland confirmed

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in southern Maryland during wild weather that also left flooding in its wake. The National Weather Service says Saturday's tornadoes, with peak winds of 90 mph, were...
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  • Severe storms prompt tornado reports in Missouri

    Severe weather has brought heavy rain and hail and prompted tornado reports in Missouri. Meteorologist Ben Miller with the National Weather Service says it's likely at least three tornadoes touched down Sunday evening. The twisters were reported near New...
  • Weather service confirms tornado in Jackson County

    The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado in Jackson County during a recent storm. The weather service says the tornado touched down Friday night about 2 miles outside Ripley and traveled about one-and-a-half miles. It toppled trees along a...
  • Weak tornado confirmed in western Pennsylvania

    The National Weather Service says a weak tornado touched down in western Pennsylvania during storms that swept across the commonwealth this weekend. Forecasters said an EF-0 tornado with winds of 60 to 70 mph traveled for a mile and a half near Cranberry...
  • Federal employees honored for innovation

    Federal employees honored for innovation
    Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers has long been interested in sickle cell anemia — back to high school, when he saw the first of three friends die of the painful disease. "You hate for anyone to die, but parents don't really want to bury their children,"...
  • Flash flood watch effect through late tonight

    Flash flood watch effect through late tonight
    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch lasting through tonight for Central Maryland, and counties along the Chesapeake Bay. Saturday's forecast called for thunderstorms this afternoon and evening, brining damaging winds and heavy...
  • Local firefighters help tornado recovery in Coal City

    Local firefighters help tornado recovery in Coal City
    Thirty-nine local firefighters spent a day in Coal City, pitching in to help people recover from the recent tornado there. Hinsdale Fire Department Captain Dave DeWolf and firefighter/paramedic Mike Karban said they heard stories of people who had lived...
  • Coal City superintendent juggles daughter's cancer treatment, twister damage

    Coal City superintendent juggles daughter's cancer treatment, twister damage
    Monday dawned with an uneasy feeling for Kent Bugg. It was the day that he and his wife would be taking their 14-year-old daughter for her first of 20 proton radiation treatments for cancer. But before day's end, the Coal City schools superintendent...