Illinois flood aid tops $126 million

July 5, 2013 3:27:58 PM PDT
Federal disaster aid to Illinois residents has topped $126 million due to the April storms.

The FEMA grants will be distributed among more than 51,000 households.

About $109 million of the approved aid will go for housing assistance and home repairs.

And now the registration deadline has been extended to July 24.

The 15-day extension was requested by state officials.