GIFFORD -- Residents react to being turned down for federal aid from FEMA.
TAZEWELL COUNTY -- The Salvation Army is thinking into the future when it comes to tornado relief.
GIFFORD -- Bad news for towns looking for more help after tornadoes two months ago.
GIFFORD -- Residents are getting extra help to rebuild.
RANTOUL -- FEMA has announced the Disaster Recovery Center, at the Rantoul Recreation Building, in the 100-block of East Flessner, will close Saturday, December 21, at 8 pm.
GIFFORD -- People were playing Santa for kids Monday.
CHAMPAIGN -- More people throughout the county are stepping up to help kids have a Merry Christmas.
GIFFORD -- Some say the sound of music heals.
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.
GIFFORD -- People are still picking up the pieces after a tornado ravaged their town.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Disaster victims are getting help from FEMA.
MORTON -- A group of Morton Middle School students is banding together to help their neighbors.
WASHINGTON -- A family is holding out hope.
GIFFORD -- The water here is potable for the first time in weeks, but the tower may have to be replaced.
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.
Update: 10:22 pm WASHINGTON -- High school students got the surprise of their lives Wednesday.
TUSCOLA -- One farmer who turned to FEMA for disaster aid after last month's tornadoes is coming up empty-handed.
ILLINOIS -- FEMA has specific instructions and guidelines for those recovering from storm damage.
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.
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.
OGDEN -- While the Gifford community works to get back to normal, others around Champaign County say they feel their pain, literally.
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.
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.
RANTOUL -- Some veterans are stepping up and giving back to storm victims.
DIAMOND -- Amazing surveillance video from a Dairy Queen and gas station from Sunday.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Students across the area are pulling together to help other students affected by the tornado.
GIFFORD -- Sunday was a day this newly-married couple will never forget. They survived the tornado by just seconds.
MONTICELLO -- An area man is collecting donations for tornado survivors for the second time this year.
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.
WASHINGTON -- One area family is lucky to have a roof over its heads, but it's only temporary.
GIFFORD -- People are starting to get back on their feet.
RANTOUL -- People here are stepping in to support tornado victims.
Update: 6:01 pm GIFFORD -- The weather looks gloomy, but the people working here say they're not letting the rain dampen their spirits.
Joe Barlow shares the story of a Gifford family that found the lighter side after Sunday's events.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A main road in Gifford is now open.
Update: 10:23 pm CHAMPAIGN -- WCIA-3 News teamed up with the United Way for a Tornado Relief Drive.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A group of UI students is raising money to help their hometown.
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.
ILLINOIS -- Social media is saving lives during disasters and helping salvage them afterwards.
FLATVILLE -- School starts Monday for students in storm-ravaged Gifford.