• FEMA begins storm damage assessments

    by  • November 20, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Governor pat Quinn has announced that the federal emergency management agency will begin damage assessments today in the Illinois counties devastated by Sunday’s tornadoes and severe storms. The assessments were requested by the governor and will provide the documentation necessary to support a request for federal assistance. Five teams comprising personnel from FEMA, the...

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    Man charged with torturing, taking tenants’ money

    by  • November 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

    CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago man who owns a South Side building is charged with torturing his mentally challenged tenants and forcing them to hand over their paychecks to him. Roy Estivez of Calumet City was charged Tuesday with aggravated involuntary servitude, involuntary servitude and aggravated criminal sexual assault. The Cook County state’s...

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