KMOX 1120AM

Joplin Tornado

People go through what is left of their home in Joplin, Missouri on May 24, 2011. The tornado that hit Joplin on May 22 has claimed 122 lives and is now the deadliest single U.S. tornado in about 60 years. Photo: UPI/Tom Uhlenbrock

Joplin Woman Suing Home Depot for Tornado Deaths

A woman whose husband and two children were among eight people killed while taking cover in a Home Depot during the 2011 Joplin tornado contends in a wrongful death lawsuit that the building was negligently constructed.

08/05/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks following a tour of the tornado affected Plaza Towers Elementary School on May 26, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. Obama is in the Oklahoma City area to survey damage from the tornado which struck a week ago and meet with victims and first responders. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Joplin Students Head to Okla. Town Hit by Tornado

Students from the southwest Missouri district where nine schools were destroyed or damaged in a May 2011 tornado are headed to Moore, Okla., to help children who lost their school to a tornado last year.

03/27/2014

The recovery effort in Joplin, Mo., after the 2011 tornado. (Photo: Getty Images)

Missouri Settles with Joplin Tornado Fundraiser

Sidnay Ray-Bazan collected more than $133,000 after the deadly May 2011 tornado, but spent almost one-third of the money for personal use.

03/05/2014

(getty images)

Organization Opens 100th Home Since Joplin Tornado

Rebuild Joplin held a ribbon-cutting Tuesday at the home of Ron and Margaret Campbell, whose house was damaged during the tornado.

11/06/2013

Shirley Phelps-Roper (R) and her daughter Megan of the Westboro Baptist Church, a Kansas church known for its vehement anti-gay positions and for protesting at US soldiers' funeral, stage a protest across the street from Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, Maryland, outside Washington, on March 1, 2011. The church was demonstrating against what it claims is a "pervert-run" school and said teachers across the country have "broken the moral compass of this generation."         AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Counter-Rally Planned for Westboro Baptist Church’s Busch Stadium Protest

As first reported by KMOX News earlier this week, the anti-gay protestors from Topeka, Kansas said they will make their presence felt in downtown this weekend.

10/25/2013

Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Mo. Disasters Cost $36M; Far Less Than Expected

Gov. Nixon cut funding for education and stockpiled tax revenues two years ago while committing $150 million to respond to the deadly Joplin tornado and widespread flooding.

07/11/2013

Neighborhoods are flattened and buildings are on fire after a mile-wide tornado moved through the Oklahoma City area Monday, May 20, 2013. (Credit: CBS News)

Joplin Police, Firefighters Head to Oklahoma

The team consists of about a dozen police and firefighters. It will conduct a needs assessment and help determine areas in which Moore needs further assistance.

05/21/2013

Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Joplin Church Reopens After 2011 Tornado

First services to be held Sunday in re-built church.

12/22/2012

joplin tornado

Tornado Fraud Costs 2 Joplin Residents Prison Time

Prosecutors say both made false claims about tornado damage. One obtained temporary rental assistance and the other, a temporary housing unit.

11/19/2012

Joplin Tornado CBS

Tornado Fraud Costs 2 Joplin Residents Prison Time

Both plead gulity to defrauding government out of disaster benefits.

11/18/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,918 other followers