Researchers from the University of Alabama are part of a team studying the deadly tornado that struck Moore, Okla., last month.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service says the deadly tornado that struck near Oklahoma City late last week was another top-of-the-scale EF5 that packed winds reaching 295 mph. The weather service also says the twister’s 2.6-mile
NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — An explosion in a college campus building north of New York City blew out windows, and officials say there are reports of injuries.
The explosion at Nyack (NY’-ak) College happened just before noon. A
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) – Following a second outbreak of tornadoes in Oklahoma, many Alabamians are again asking, “what can I do?” There have… More »
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 3,000 people from some 700 homes are under evacuation orders as a wildfire north of Los Angeles kept growing, feeding on old, dry brush, some of which hadn’t burned in decades.
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., said the men were involved in tornado research.
The remnants of a violent storm that claimed 13 lives in Oklahoma and sent punishing winds and torrential downpours to northern New England and a tornado to South Carolina moved out to sea with a whimper Monday.
HOUSTON, Tex.– It’s a risk every firefighter must face– rushing into a burning building to help those trapped inside. They risk their lives to… More »
CANADIAN COUNTY, Okla.– For the second time in two weeks, violent thunderstorms and spin off tornadoes have cut a deadly path across Oklahoma. Nine… More »
Tornadoes rolled in from the prairie and slammed Oklahoma City and its suburbs on Friday, crumbling cars and tractor-trailers along a major interstate and leading to numerous injuries.
Four firefighters searching for people they thought might be trapped in a blazing Houston motel and restaurant Friday were killed when the part of the structure collapsed and ensnared them, authorities said.
13-year-old Arvind Mahankali, who hails from Bayside Hills, New York, won the competition for correctly spelling “knaidel”, a German-derived Yiddish word for a type of dumpling.
This year, 281 spellers compete for the title of 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion. Check out some of the highlights in this photo gallery that is updated daily.
The newest schools being built in the town are designed with extra rooms that are reinforced to be storm-shelter grade.
A minivan carrying two families was hit by a runaway trailer hauling crushed cars in upstate New York, killing four young children and three adults in their early 20s, authorities said Thursday.
North Carolina investigators allege driver Mike Harmon stole several vehicles from fellow racer and former business partner Jennifer Jo Cobb.
“The badge is not worth today what it was a week ago,” Bright says.
Before the recess, senators agreed on a proposal of a lifetime denial of food stamps to people convicted of certain violent crimes.