CHICAGO (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with a northern Illinois battery company to clean up a warehouse where a June fire led to the evacuation of thousands of nearby residents, the agency said Thursday.
MORRIS, Ill. (AP) — Enough progress has been made on a fire at a northern Illinois building containing 100 tons of batteries that thousands of residents can finally return to their homes three days after they were evacuated, officials said Friday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Toxic fumes and smoke from a burning former paper mill in northern Illinois that officials had believed was long abandoned but actually contained massive amounts of lithium batteries prompted officials to extend an evacuation order into Thursday for residents in the area.
CHICAGO (AP) — Lithium batteries exploded loudly overnight inside a burning former paper mill in northern Illinois that officials had believed was long abandoned, and fire officials have decided to let the blaze burn out because they fear trying to extinguish it could trigger more explosions.
MORRIS, Ill. (AP) — An industrial fire at a suburban Chicago warehouse where large batteries are stored prompted officials to order the evacuation of nearby residences Tuesday.
Nick Doefler, a spokesman for the agencies responding to the fire, said there were no reported injuries related to the fire at a subdivided warehouse in Morris that used to be a paper mill.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University has received a collection of books belonging to the late inventor and designer R...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Illinois men who pleaded guilty to a 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque testified that the group's alleged ringleader recruited them for an unspecified job and didn't fill them in on his plan until they neared their target...
MORRIS, Ill. (AP) — At a busy intersection in this small Illinois town, Lynn Vermillion smiles at passing drivers who honk their support for the colorful posters she and friends wave: “Save Our Children...
MOUNT MORRIS – Late-season firearm deer hunting is Dec. 27-30 and Jan. 18-20, and White Pines Forest State Park, 6712 W. Pines Road, will be open for hunters looking to take advantage of Ogle County’s designation as a chronic wasting disease county.