Chicago: Local weather forecasters reported two to three inches of rain fell per hour Wednesday night, flooding homes and swelling rivers and streams.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for July 12, 2017: Emergency management officials confirm 16 deaths in C-130 military crash, measles outbreak and more news.
Chicago police, federal agents and prosecutors are launching a new initiative Friday to stem the flow of illegal firearms in the city as part of efforts to curb rampant gun violence that President Donald Trump says is at "epidemic proportions."
A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday by a host of civil rights lawyers and organizations seeks to force sweeping reforms in the troubled Chicago Police Department.
The gang-related violent shootings and murders continue to rage in Chicago as law enforcement leaders offer feedback on how to bring an end to the carnage.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for May 3, 2017: A manhunt is underway following the shooting of two Chicago police officers on Tuesday night - and other news.
Two Chicago police officers were shot and wounded late Tuesday when two vehicles pulled up alongside their car and someone started firing indiscriminately in what authorities believe was a targeted attack.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for March 31, 2017: A massive fire under an I-85 overpass in Atlanta causes a partial collapse of the bridge, and other news.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for March 10, 2017: Fire fighters say Collier County wildfire 50% contained, wild boars pose threat to residents returning to the town of Fukushima and other news.