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This report is from our sister station, KY3, in Springfield, Missouri:JOPLIN, Mo., -- In spite of the unforgiving pre-summer swelter, the work goes on to cleanup a six-mile swath of destruction, which was left behind after an EF-5 tornado barreled through...
Tags: Missouri, Alaska, Joplin (Jasper, Missouri), Tornadoes
firstname.lastname@example.orgSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An investigative team of engineers affiliated with the American Society of Civil Engineers found EF-2 winds, not EF-4 or EF-5, caused more than 80 percent of the damage in the Joplin tornado in May 2011. The twister had a 22-mile-...
Email email@example.comMOORE, Okla. (AP) — After living nearly 20 years in their one-story brick home, Sherry and Larry Wells finally won the lottery — for a state rebate on a home storm shelter, that is. A contractor finished installing the concrete bunker...
MOORE, Okla. — State and local officials vowed Tuesday to rebuild this bereft suburb, shattered by a tornado that brought death and massive destruction, even as they fought poor weather to push ahead with rescue efforts. In a day marked by...
Reporter and PhotographerThe city of Joplin knows all too well what the people in Moore, Oklahoma, are going through Monday night, from the fear to the tremendous heartbreak. Emotions were already running high leading up to the two year anniversary of the EF5 tornado that killed...
Tags: Natural Disasters, Tornadoes
It may be too soon to know what all the lessons from the Moore, Oklahoma tornado will be, but important lessons always come from these disasters. Several were learned just 2 years ago tomorrow. That's when an EF-5 tornado hit Joplin Missouri,...
WASHINGTON -- When $50 billion in disaster aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy came before Congress this year, three of Oklahoma’s five representatives and both of its senators were among the "no" votes. At the time, some of the Oklahoma lawmakers...
Money, personnel and supplies have poured into Oklahoma from across the country after Monday's devastating tornado, but one Chicago-area church is sending a different kind of assistance — a team of golden retrievers. Lutheran Church Charities,...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe tornado in Moore, Oklahoma has many parents in Wichita worried about their child's safety at school. Wichita is actually the first district in the nation to build safe rooms inside of schools. The project started at Jefferson elementary in 2000,...
Tags: FEMA, Natural Disasters, Tornadoes
MOORE, Oklahoma - A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to...
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Joplin City officials have organized a support team of public safety employees and deployed them to Moore, Oklahoma to arrive later tonight. The team included approximately a dozen members from the police and fire departments. This...
ReutersA massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, killing at least 51 people, including 20 children, as winds of up to 200 miles per hour flattened homes, two schools and a hospital, leaving a wake of tangled wreckage. Rescue...
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