| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A city honored for its trees is missing more than a million dollars worth of them after a deadly tornado ripped trees from the ground two months ago Friday. Joplin wants to keep its Tree City U.S.A. designation but extreme temperatures and ongoing...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 2:58 PM
JOPLIN, Mo -- It's been two months since the EF-5 tornado hit and destroyed much of Joplin. Since then, support has been pouring in from people from all walks of life. Some unique support is coming from Missouri native and Grammy Award winner Sheryl...
| Aug 6, 2011
The tornado that hit Joplin, Mo., has faded from the news. What was the final death toll, and how does that tornado rank among deadly tornadoes in this country?
—Phil Brown, Chicago
The tornado that ravaged Joplin, Mo.,...
| Aug 28, 2011
On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:52 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- In the aftermath of the Joplin tornado area hospitals were swamped with injuries and critical patients. A St. John's physician came across something unusual in the midst of it all.
Efforts at the local level helped health care...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 2:22 AM
AVA, Mo. -- In the age of e-mail, Facebook and text messaging, writing actual letters seem to be a thing of the past. However, it is that past that is inspiring a police officer from Ava to help return a half-century-old letter to its rightful owner....
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:06 PM
WASOLA, Mo. -- So many memories were lost in the Joplin tornado, but at least one piece of history was found and returned to its rightful owner.
While on an investigation, an Ava police officer was handed a letter found in the debris from the Joplin...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 12:34 PM
GREENSBURG, Kan. – This town has been continually rebuilding since a massive tornado obliterated most of it four years ago.
Recently, some of the people here talked about the ups and downs of starting over.
Barren lots, fractured foundations,...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:41 PM
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. -- They didn't think he'd live. Doctors considered pulling the plug. Then he was told his right eye would be blind and he'd never use his right hand again. But Mark Lindquist, 51, has a spirit to thrive, thanks to being found in time....
| Aug 26, 2011
| 9:04 PM
JOPLIN, Mo. -- It's been just more than three months since about a third of this city was wiped out by the most powerful category of tornado – an EF-5. As people recover from it, they’ve discovered they share a bond with other Midwest...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 6:23 PM
JOPLIN, Mo.-- According to a report released Tuesday, local authorities responded effectively to the tornado here on May 22, but there's always room for improvement, especially when it comes to telling people that they must take cover now. The National...