GIFFORD -- People were playing Santa for kids Monday.
CHAMPAIGN -- More people throughout the county are stepping up to help kids have a Merry Christmas.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some families didn't think they'd have much of a Christmas this year, but thanks to the community, the Christmas tree won't be bare underneath.
RANTOUL -- People needing help after last month's tornadoes can get more information starting Tuesday.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Disaster victims are getting help from FEMA.
WASHINGTON -- A family is holding out hope.
Update: 12:58 pm, 12/6/13, Friday BLOOMINGTON -- This week's benefit to raise money for tornado relief was a huge success.
GIFFORD -- The last three weeks have shown what's best about Central Illinois.
GIFFORD -- 11 storm survivors were given a gift for a very special reason.
GIFFORD -- It's not just the grownups helping out. A Kid to Know decided she wanted to as well.
GIFFORD -- Pictures are bringing volunteers from all over the state to be a helping hand in town.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Attorney General has a warning to people wanting to donate to tornado victims.
URBANA -- People learned yoga and supported a great cause.
ILLINOIS -- The governor is requesting federal aid for areas affected by tornadoes.
Update: 10:04 pm, 11/25/13, Monday GIFFORD -- Many storm victims not only lost their homes, but their identities as well.
GIFFORD -- Volunteers are cutting back on serving meals, but it's not because of a shortage.
GIFFORD -- Teachers are helping students deal with the trauma of witnessing Sunday's destructive storm.
GIFFORD -- Kids ran to school this morning eager to get back in the classroom.
Update: 10:15 pm, 11/24/13, Sunday GIFFORD -- The storm's devastation couldn't stop a tradition from taking place.
GIFFORD -- There's a lot of work left to do yet, but townspeople are turning to a different foundation to help them rebuild.
WASHINGTON -- While people continue to rebuild in Washington, the other Washington is responding to the damage.
GIFFORD -- There's no shortage of volunteers and no age limit either.
GIFFORD -- Sunday was a day this newly-married couple will never forget. They survived the tornado by just seconds.
MATTOON -- There's a wave of generosity flowing through the high school.
GIFFORD -- Another state leader is stepping in to show support for tornado victims.
RANTOUL -- People here are stepping in to support tornado victims.
GIFFORD -- Lights are coming back on around town. Champaign County's EMA says electricity has been restored as much as possible to include homes and businesses around the village.
Update: 6:01 pm GIFFORD -- The weather looks gloomy, but the people working here say they're not letting the rain dampen their spirits.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A main road in Gifford is now open.
GIFFORD -- While everyone works to rebuild, a village staple is opening its doors and providing some comfort.
Update: 10:02 pm CATLIN -- Two more counties have been added to the list of disaster areas.
GIFFORD -- Six people were taken to the hospital after a tornado swept through town, but one family needs help finding the person they believe saved a life.
HOMER -- Another one of Sunday's storms hit the Top Line Farm in southern Champaign County.
ILLINOIS -- Social media is saving lives during disasters and helping salvage them afterwards.
FLATVILLE -- School starts Monday for students in storm-ravaged Gifford.
GIFFORD -- Here's the latest on recovery efforts: 30% of the town now has power.
GIFFORD -- Representatives from Frontier Communication were in town to survey damage and start rebuilding area technical networks.
GIFFORD -- A lot of families want to know what happens with school in the wake of this week's devastating storms.
GIFFORD -- The Schluter family was just sitting down for an early Thanksgiving meal when a tornado ripped through their home.
SPRINGFIELD -- As Washington residents move forward from Sunday's storms, one thing they can look forward to is football.
GIFFORD -- Teenagers are helping storm victims. Instead of getting on the bus and going to school, students from Armstrong-Potomac headed here instead.
Update: 4:19 pm, 11/19/13, Tuesday GIFFORD -- Crews are working around-the-clock to restore power.
GIFFORD -- Strength is being seen in many ways around the village.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- There are ways to sign up to volunteer to help storm victims. There are also drives taking place to collect the items they need most.
VERMILION COUNTY -- There were no tornadoes here, but people are cleaning from high wind damage.
BROOKPORT -- Three of six killed in the state during Sunday's storms lived here.
PEKIN -- Here's video from Pekin where another tornado touched down.
CHAMPAIGN -- High winds were the biggest problem here.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Severe weather has leveled at least two towns in the state.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Saturday afternoon’s storms caused a barn to catch fire.