The National Weather Service has extended a flood advisory until 1:30 p.m. today for Lake County, northern Kankakee County and southeastern Cook County.
Our daughter's family recently relocated in Crown Point. Unfortunately, with the recent heavy rains, this brought flooding into their lives and meaning to the saying "Buyer Beware." (The sale disclosure said "a little seepage").
SHELBY | The Kankakee River is expected to fall below flood stage by Wednesday evening after peaking at just under 11 feet in Shelby on March 20.
WINFIELD | A frozen pipe in a fire suppression system burst Tuesday night at Chicagoland Christian Village, flooding a portion of the nursing home there and causing an interior ceiling collapse, officials said.
PORTAGE | Some six years after it was originally proposed, Mel and Mark Gore are ready to move forward with their Cardinal Crossing residential development at the northwest corner of Willowcreek Road and County Road 700 North in the spring.
It's a familiar story. A construction company is doing work in the neighborhood when a disaster occurs. The company gets blamed for contributing to the problem. An investigation ensues. Only this time, the company doesn't wait for the investigation.
Floodwater fills a dryer at Richard Hohalek's home in Hammond.
Water damages the basement of the Hammond home of Richard Hohalek and his sister Carol Pahl.
Richard Hohalek and his sister Carol Pahl look over damaged belongings in the basement of their Hammond home Thursday.
A portion of California Avenue in Hammond is closed to traffic for a reconstruction project.
Hasse Construction is doing road reconstruction and sewer replacement in the 6600 block of California Avenue in Hammond. Some residents question whether that work might have contributed to the flooding of about 20 homes in the area. John Hasse, the company's construction manager, said the co…
Road closure sign
HOBART | Deb Carroll's neighborhood in the 200 block of South Virginia Street has had flooding problems ever since she can remember.
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Everybody in south suburban Cook County is aware that on April 18, the area was drenched with rain from the storm that knocked out power in many households, caused huge traffic delays and flooded basements.
DYER | The Lake County surveyor's office is investigating the failure of a reinforcement wall recently built along a stretch of Plum Creek.
WEST LAFAYETTE | Purdue University has resources to help people deal with flooding problems.
People in the Chicago area, including Northwest Indiana, have seen the wrath of nature this week. Flooded roads. Flooded basements. Commuting nightmares.
High water closes a section of 25th Avenue between Burr Street and Colfax Avenue in Gary's Black Oak section.
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