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Joplin Tornado (2011)

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  • 8 people suspected of looting Joplin, MO homes after tornado

    8 people suspected of looting Joplin, MO homes after tornado
  • Food and Volunteers Needed in Joplin

    Food and Volunteers Needed in Joplin
    Charles D'Ablaing is the Executive Chef at the Raphael Hotel on the Plaza. He's been in Joplin serving food to tornado victims as well as volunteers. There is still a need for food and volunteers to help out in Joplin. If you want to help, contact...
  • Riverside Officer Struck by Lightning Laid to Rest

    Riverside Officer Struck by Lightning Laid to Rest
    Jeff Taylor, a 31-year-old police officer with the Riverside Police Department, volunteered to go to Joplin to help with rescue efforts there following the devastating tornado. But a bolt of lightning took his life shortly after he arrived on the scene....
  • Three Dog Bakery Partners with Muncharoo for Joplin Pet Fundraiser

    Three Dog Bakery Partners with Muncharoo for Joplin Pet Fundraiser
    Three Dog Bakery is helping with the efforts of injured or displaced dogs in Joplin, Mo., after an EF 5 tornado ripped through town. Sarah Deters, pastry chef with Three Dog Bakery, said they're partnering with Muncharoo for a fundraiser to help the...
  • 'When you find a pet, there's hope to go on'

    For Valerie Schomburg, animals are more than a job. She has worked with the Newport Beach Police Department's animal control unit for 10 years, but often uses vacation days to help animals who have been separated from their families because of natural...
  • Deadly Fungus Delivers Another Blow To Joplin

    Deadly Fungus Delivers Another Blow To Joplin
    The death toll from the Joplin tornado has risen to 151.  Three of those deaths were in people stricken with a rare and aggressive fungal infection.  The state health department says it's received reports of eight of the infections among tornado victims....
  • Names of the Joplin tornado victims have been released

    Names of the Joplin tornado victims have been released
    Joplin, MO – The city of Joplin, Missouri has released the names of the 151 people killed by the EF-5 tornado that hit this city in late May: 1 Alveraz, Jose 2 Alverez-Torres, Ma De Lourdes 3 Anderson, Barbara 4 Anderson, Sarah 5 Anderson,...
  • Reading, Kansas Will Not Receive Some FEMA Aid

    Reading, Kansas Will Not Receive Some FEMA Aid
    Reading, Kansas will not receive disaster aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The Kansas Division of Emergency Management said the amount of damage in Reading does not qualify residents for FEMA's Individual Assistance Program, which would...
  • Man Accused of Stealing Computers from Joplin School

    Man Accused of Stealing Computers from Joplin School
    Police have arrested a man who is accused of stealing computers from a school damaged in the Joplin tornado.  Charles Rice, Jr. was arrested and charges are expected soon.  Police were alerted to the theft when a computer repair service technician was...
  • FEMA mobile homes are ready to house some Joplin tornado survivors

    FEMA mobile homes are ready to house some Joplin tornado survivors
    JOPLIN, Mo. -- Some tornado survivors will soon have a new place to call home, even if it is just temporary.  Ten mobile homes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are in the area, with 50 more units on the way. More than 500 people have said...
  • FEMA Trailers Begin Arriving for Joplin Tornado Victims

    FEMA Trailers Begin Arriving for Joplin Tornado Victims
    Many Joplin residents are still looking for a long-term place to call live after an EF-5 tornado destroyed thousands of homes last month. But help is on the way as badly-needed trailers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are now moving in to the...