Oklahoma

Deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013. (AP Photo)

Kids, teachers from devastated school reunite

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Students from a suburban Oklahoma City elementary school destroyed by this week’s tornado reunited with their teachers Thursday and collected whatever could be salvaged from the ruins. Some children carried thank-you […]

05/23/2013

LaTisha Garcia carries her 8-year-old daughter, Jazmin Rodriguez near Plaza Towers Elementary School after a massive tornado carved its way through Moore, Okla., leaving little of the school and neighborhood.  (AP Photo)

Distraught mom becomes face of Oklahoma storm

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A massive tornado was carving its way through town. There was no time to hesitate. LaTisha Garcia had to get to her children. And so she raced against the storm. She […]

05/23/2013

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden (AP Photo)

Browns QB Weeden to help with Oklahoma tornado

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is heading home to help his cherished Oklahoma heal. Weeden is returning to his home state this weekend to assist in any way he can in the […]

05/23/2013

Storm clouds gather over homes that were destroyed by a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Thunderstorms slow Oklahoma tornado cleanup

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A band of thunderstorms battered the Oklahoma City area Thursday, slowing cleanup operations in the suburb where a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes this week. The first […]

05/23/2013

Residents salvage belongings from home that was destroyed by a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Names of those killed in Oklahoma tornado

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office says it has positively identified 23 of 24 people killed in the tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, including 10 children. Officials […]

05/22/2013

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

One block: How neighbors saw twister’s deadly path

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Dan Garland could feel the latch on the shelter door begin to turn in his hand. It was as if the storm outside were a living, breathing thing — and it […]

05/22/2013

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

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