Illinois

Tornadoes, storms rip through US Midwest, killing at least two

A tornado struck near Ottawa, a town of about 19,000 people, 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Chicago, killing at least one person, meteorologist Amy Seeley said by telephone. She had no further details, according to CNBC. Another person was killed near

Young mom dies after saving baby from burning house

Shelby Carter, 21, apparently strapped her baby into a car seat, broke a second-floor window and dropped the child to the ground below, said Ed Foglesonger, chief of the volunteer fire department in Wyoming, Illinois, CNN reports. "I guess it's the motherly