| Oct 27, 2011
| 10:23 AM
JOPLIN, Mo -- For more than ten years the Missouri State Symphony Orchestra has hosted concerts featuring local high school string orchestras. This year is special. It is the first time the concert has been used as a fundraiser.
The Joplin Orchestra...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:24 PM
JOPLIN, Mo. - The next few weeks will bring new grand openings of businesses that had to rebuild after the Joplin tornado.
The May 22nd tornado wiped away more than 500 businesses, and left 5,000 people without a place to work. Reconstruction...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:26 AM
A group of specially trained comfort dogs from the Chicago area are in Newtown, Connecticut helping residents cope with the school shootings tragedy.
The dogs vistied a makeshift memorial and a church on Sunday.
They will be at after school activities...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Joplin, Mo. -- The Joplin tornado claimed dozens of lives and leveled hundreds of homes and businesses. It also wiped out thousands of trees. As part of the recovery process, new trees have been donated, but now the intense drought is threatening to...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 2:16 PM
JOPLIN, Mo -- It's been more than a year since a tornado devastated the community of Joplin. It left many without a home. Some residents still don't have a home.
Habitat for Humanity is trying to change that, and they are getting a little help from...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:52 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A federal grand jury indicted seven people from Joplin and a man from Lebanon, in separate and unrelated cases, for fraudulently receiving federal disaster benefits following the tornado on May 22, 2011.
Karen Parks, 37; Ronald Irby,...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:42 PM
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Mercy Hospital released security camera video recorded in its emergency waiting room from May 22, 2011, the night an EF-5 tornado hit the town and killed 161 people.
| May 21, 2012
| 4:59 PM
President Obama and other world leaders focused on the war in Afghanistan Monday morning at the NATO summit meeting at McCormick Place.
Monday morning's meeting began about 15 minutes later than planned. World leaders, chatting before the opening...
| May 21, 2012
| 6:44 PM
Ashley Mickelthwaite, the mother of a new Sacramentan, is with President Obama in Joplin, MO tonight.
She was the head of the local school board before that massive twister re-ordered life.
Her daughter, Kendell, chose to move to Sacramento in the...
| May 22, 2012
| 5:40 PM
JOPLIN, Mo. -- The Joplin school district marked a day of destruction with the first steps towards rebuilding.
The district broke ground on three new schools Tuesday. The schools will replace schools lost in the EF-4 tornado of May 22, 2011.Joplin School...
| May 22, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Joplin, Mo: Next time you're in a Pizza Hut or a McDonald's or a Starbucks... look around. Chances are you're surrounded by strangers. That was the situation for a group of people at a yogurt shop a year ago in Joplin. But, the tornado turned that...