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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Volunteers gather at Kirkland Fire Station to help tornado victims

    Volunteers gather at Kirkland Fire Station to help tornado victims
    Hundreds of volunteers drove out to the Kirkland Community Fire District station this weekend to help residents in Ogle and DeKalb counties whose lives have been affected by the tornado that touched down on Thursday. According to the Village of Kirkland...
  • Grandes Ligas: Miguel Cabrera conecta dos jonrones; Nieves grand slam; Colón produjo carrera

    Grandes Ligas: Miguel Cabrera conecta dos jonrones; Nieves grand slam; Colón produjo carrera
    Houston (EEUU), 13 abr (EFE).- El poder de la batería latinoamericana se vio reflejado en el "swing" del venezolano Miguel Cabrera, que pegó dos cuadrangulares, y del puertorriqueño Wil Nieves, que lució con un grand slam. Mientras que el abridor...
  • Donations pouring in for Fairdale after deadly tornado

    Donations of clothing, shoes, household items and thousands of dollars are pouring in to help the tiny northern Illinois community of Fairdale recover from last week's devastating tornado. The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1z9OqBC ) reports...
  • Online fundraiser for Fairdale man whose wife died in tornado

    Online fundraiser for Fairdale man whose wife died in tornado
    An online fundraiser has been started to assist a Fairdale man whose wife was killed and whose home was destroyed in last week's tornado. Sue Frazier said a friend created a donation page on the crowdfunding website GoFundMe.com to help Frazier's 84-...
  • Sunday message for Fairdale tornado victims: Someone is praying

    Sunday message for Fairdale tornado victims: Someone is praying
    The second Sunday of Easter is supposed to be a day full of joy and hope, when Christians continue to reflect on the appearance of the risen Christ to his disciples. But at churches in Kirkland, the small town next to tornado-ravaged Fairdale, it also...
  • Illinois towns turn to cleanup after tornado

    Illinois towns turn to cleanup after tornado
    Residents and emergency crews ramped up the tedious cleanup process Sunday in communities across tornado-damaged northern Illinois, piling pieces of shattered walls at the curb, finding medications buried in rubble and removing splintered tree limbs...
  • Residents allowed to return to tornado-hit Illinois town

    Residents of a small northern Illinois farming community that took a direct hit from a half-mile-wide tornado were allowed back into the area Saturday to assess damage and salvage what they could. The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office bused residents into...
  • Volunteers help victims of northern Illinois tornadoes

    More than 1,000 volunteers helped the residents of two northern Illinois communities hit by tornadoes last week clear away debris and sift through personal items that could be salvaged. So many volunteers descended on Fairdale and Rochelle on Saturday,...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    US, Cuba leaders meet for first time in more than 50 years, vow to turn page on old enmities President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro sat down together Saturday in the first formal meeting of the two country's leaders in a half-century, pledging...
  • Fairdale tornado draws help from neighbors, strangers

     Fairdale tornado draws help from neighbors, strangers
    When they heard about the tornado, they got in their cars and drove toward the devastation, not knowing who or how they might help. Some packed their cars with pallets of bottled water. Others brought toilet paper or garbage bags stuffed with clothing &#...
  • Tornado hit Illinois zoo, killed 2 animals

    One of Thursday's tornadoes in northern Illinois struck the Summerfield Zoo in Belvidere, killing an emu and a black swan. Zoo owner Tammy Anderson says the storm caused an estimated $200,000 in structural damage. A couple hundred other animals at the...