Oklahoma

A soldier walks past the wreckage of a destroyed home, after a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Oklahoma tornado damage could top $2 billion

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The cost of a massive tornado that battered an Oklahoma City suburb could be more than $2 billion, according to a preliminary estimate announced Wednesday by the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Spokeswoman […]

05/22/2013

Aerial view of a demolished home from a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

2 infants among 10 kids killed in Oklahoma tornado

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office says two infants are among 24 people killed by the tornado that ripped across the Oklahoma City area this week. The office announced Wednesday that it […]

05/22/2013

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Ways to help the victims of the Moore, Okla. tornado

American Red Cross The American Red Cross is operating shelters and delivering hot meals throughout the affected areas. The organization has a website called Safe and Well to help loved ones find each other. Text […]

05/22/2013

Briarwood Elementary School destroyed by a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Teachers credited with saving students in Okla.

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The principal’s voice came on over the intercom at Plaza Towers Elementary School: A severe storm was approaching and students were to go to the cafeteria and wait for their parents […]

05/21/2013

Resident walks by homes destroyed by tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Search nearly complete after Oklahoma tornado

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Helmeted rescue workers raced Tuesday to complete the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare […]

05/21/2013

Homes damaged by tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Power of Moore tornado dwarfs Hiroshima bomb

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of […]

05/21/2013

US flag flies over home destroyed by tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Crews race to find survivors of Oklahoma twister

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were […]

05/21/2013

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Thunder star Kevin Durant makes $1M tornado pledge; how you can help

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is pledging $1 million for tornado relief through his family foundation. The American Red Cross announced Tuesday that the gift from The Durant Family Foundation […]

05/21/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

What You Missed on LA’s Morning News 5/21/13

A busy morning in the news, and we have you covered if you missed anything from this morning’s edition of LA’s  Morning News with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett.  Find below the interviews you missed […]

05/21/2013

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Drought across the West spurs resurgence of faith

BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Along the irrigation canal that cuts through this centuries-old New Mexico town, a small group of churchgoers gathers to recite the rosary before tossing rose petals into the water. Remnants of […]

05/03/2013

Gas prices down

US gas prices drop 11 cents over past 2 weeks

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped 11 cents over the past two weeks. The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a […]

04/21/2013

Scott Harrington, oral surgeon under investigation, undated Oklahoma Board of Dentistry photo / AP.

Charges possible for Oklahoma dentist

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The head of Oklahoma’s dental board said Monday her office wants prosecutors to pursue criminal charges against a Tulsa oral surgeon at the center of a public health scare involving at least 7,000 of his patients.

04/01/2013

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