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By Korrina Grom We're smack-dab in the middle of tornado season. Are you prepared? According to the National Weather Service, Illinois had 30 tornadoes in 2012, including an EF4 that hit Harrisburg on Feb.
Oklahoma country singer Blake Shelton is planning a televised benefit to raise money for victims of the massive tornado that swept through Moore, Oklahoma, this week, music magazine Billboard reported Wednesday.
An Oklahoma man who grandson was killed when a tornado struck his school says the 8-year-old loved soccer and had a huge smile.
On Sunday, a mystery photograph fluttered from the sky and landed near Leslie Hagelberg's mailbox in West Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Anthony Weiner knows there may be a lot of New Yorkers who would never consider voting for him again, but he says he's running for mayor because he wants to bring his ideas to the fore - and win.
With its single-story design and cinder-block walls, Plaza Towers Elementary School may have seemed sturdy when it was built a couple of generations ago.
It was as if the storm outside were a living, breathing thing - and it was trying desperately to get in.
No. 50 was the tornado that struck Moore, OK, in 1999. The EF or Enhanced Fujita Scale has been used since February 2007.
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 red earth and claimed 24 lives, including those of nine children.
It's one of the most familiar pieces of advice from authorities to people in the path of a tornado: Get into your basement.
Reba McEntire has physically been in Cape Town, South Africa, but her heart has been with those suffering in her home state of Oklahoma.
The tornado that struck the Moore, Okla., area Monday afternoon left an almost 2-mile wide path of destruction, flattening homes and businesses and taking at least 24 lives.
Walking through the area, teddy bears are strewn miles away from where they once lived - unlikely to be hugged again by their little owners Every single foot of the 20 mile-long scar created by one of the worst tornadoes in history is covered in debris.
The cleanup begins in the Westmoor subdivision of Moore, Okla., where few possessions seemed salvageable but preparedness helped stem the loss of life.
Central Florida residents have been transfixed by coverage of the monster tornado that ravaged Moore, Okla., but Becky Nolan can't watch the images of debris and tear-stricken faces.
Minnesota's Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Kris Eide said she is moved by the news of the tragedy.