| Aug 7, 2014
Like "The Passion of Joan of Arc," "Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" "Into the Storm" is a movie. And like the wind, this particular movie blows tall, unstable columns of hot air willy-nilly.
In the spirit of "Sharknado" and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Matt Walsh isn’t an obvious choice to star in the action-drama “Into the Storm” as a tornado-chasing documentary filmmaker. So to audition his dramatic abilities, the suburban Darien native—best known for co-founding sketch...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Plainfield emergency officials and the National Weather Service held a joint meeting this month to discuss ways to prepare for tornadoes and strong storms in the southwest suburb.
On June 30, an EF1 tornado, the second-lowest classification, hit...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:33 PM
GLENDALE — The Hoover High boys’ water polo team served notice early that if Whittier hoped to come away with a win Wednesday, the Cardinals would have to find a way to crack the Tornadoes defense.
Hoover opened the match with a smothering...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:49 PM
BURBANK — Nearly three weeks into the season and the Burroughs High and Hoover girls’ volleyball teams hadn’t competed in many matches.
Leading up to Thursday’s Pacific League-opening contest for both squads, the Indians had...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 12:12 AM
GLENDALE — It was a struggle in every sense for the Hoover High School football team, particularly in the deciding first half of its nonleague meeting with visiting South Pasadena on Friday night at Glendale High’s Moyse Field.
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Do tornadoes occur in the Southern Hemisphere, and if they do, is it with the same direction of spin and frequency as in the U.S.?
Tornadoes do occur in the Southern Hemisphere but at a greatly reduced frequency...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:11 AM
Longtime Chicago theater actress Molly Glynn died Saturday, a day after she was hit by a falling tree while biking on a north suburban forest preserve trail, officials and Glynn's husband said.
Glynn, who lived in Rogers Park, was pronounced dead at 12:...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Showers and possible thunderstorms were moving into the region Friday afternoon, but severe weather was forecast to stay south of Maryland.
A tornado watch was issued until 9 p.m. for much of eastern Virginia and North Carolina, but forecasters at the...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 2:17 AM
A tornado watch for northern Illinois, including Chicago and surrounding areas, expired at 1 a.m. after strong thunderstorms rolled through the area.
Flood warnings remain in effect for the east branch of the DuPage River at Bolingbrook, from Sunday...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Tuesday could see a repeat of damaging afternoon and evening storms that factored into at least one death on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for a large part of the state until 9 p.m. ...