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Joplin Tornado (2011)

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  • Summit addresses disaster response

     
    Elgin's Office of Emergency Management will host a disaster preparedness summit next week. From 9 a.m. to noon March 20, speakers who worked in Joplin, …...
  • Joplin tornadoes may have stirred up buried lead

     
    Joplin tornado: The tornado that struck Joplin, Mo., in May appears to have stirred up lead that now contaminates many sites; Joplin is, after all, an old lead-mining town....
  • California's prisons: A disaster in the making

     
    Well, we're still here. No Judgment Day after all. Then again, who needs stupid predictions when we have so much of the real thing happening every day? For example, try telling the people of tornado-devastated Joplin, Mo., that we escaped......
  • Former NFL star Grant Wistrom heartbroken by tornado devastation in Joplin, Mo.

     
    Like untold millions of others, Grant Wistrom was horrified to see pictures and hear accounts of the devastation caused by Sunday’s tornado that hit Joplin, Mo. For Wistrom, a former NFL standout, the tragedy has special resonance because he was.......
  • Joplin disaster: NBC’s Brian Williams, ABC’s Diane Sawyer, CBS’ Harry Smith to anchor from Joplin

     
    To bring attention to the widespread tornado devastation in Joplin, Mo., network anchors will broadcast from there tonight. The storm killed 89 and brought down 2,000 buildings. It's a major story for anyone who has family in Missouri -- I do -- because...
  • Arlington Heights looks to beef up medical corps

     
    Arlington Heights is looking for a few good doctors and nurses to fill out its Medical Reserve Corps, a group of licensed citizens who the …...
  • Joplin Tornado victims receive aid from TLC's Duggar family

     
    The clan jumped to action immediately, packing three cars with water, Gatorade and dried food. They arrived on the scene and ready to help at 11 p.m. on Sunday evening....
  • The Obamas meet Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate

     
    President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama met Prince William and Kate Middleton, now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on Tuesday in London. The president and first lady are on an official visit to England, and got the chance to meet the newlywed...
  • You Tube: As close as you want to be to a tornado

     
    If you haven't seen these two videos of the F-5 tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. Sunday, you should take a few minutes to watch. If nothing else, they will teach you the importance of listening to tornado watches and warnings,......
  • Church organizes disaster relief effort for Joplin tornado victims

     
    Parishoners of a Lake Zurich church said they couldn’t sit idly by and watch the devastation of the tornado aftermath in Joplin, Mo., on their …...
  • Plainfield residents help Missouri, Alabama tornado victims

     
    Some Plainfield residents with connections to the recent deadly tornadoes in Missouri and Alabama are organizing grassroots fundraising efforts to help. Anastasia Tuskey, a native …...