The helicopter at Saint Johns Hospital lies destroyed outside of the Emergency Department in Joplin, Missouri on May 23, 2011. A tornado hit the town on May 22, cutting a path a mile wide by four miles, destroying over 2000 homes and businesses, claiming 116 lives so far. UPI/Tom Uhlenbrock

Audit Finds Joplin Tornado Relief $$ Mismanaged

Municipal government gets poor rating from state auditor


A photo of the damage at the Maher home when an EF-5 tornado hit Joplin, Mo. on May 22, 2011. (Photo by Sam Masterson, KMOX)

VIDEO: Family Shares Chilling Footage Of Home After Joplin Tornado

From their new home built on the same foundation as the one destroyed by the Joplin tornado, the Maher family shares their story about the storm that hit four years ago today.


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Intern in Sexting Scandal Breaks Silence

Katie Graham, of Joplin, Mo., and a student at Missouri Southern State University, sent out a statement late Thursday evening.


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Vice President Tours Joplin Rebuild

Joe Biden visits high school that rose from debris of May 2011 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.


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Groom Chases Thief Who Grabbed Wedding Gifts

A Kansas couple who had just renewed their wedding vows got a rude shock when a man tried to steal wedding gifts from the reception.


John Pliler and Dan McCain were the winners of ignite Church's AR-15 giveaway. Photo: Facebook /Ignite Church

Church Raffles AR-15 Rifles to Increase Membership

A southwest Missouri church that drew attention two years ago with billboards encouraging married couples to have more sex is at it again.


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Mom of Emaciated 3-Year-Old Sentenced to 15 Years

Beth Williams was sentenced to 15 years in prison for her role in a child abuse case that left her daughter severely underweight and fighting for her life.


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.


The Joplin High School sign is seen in front of the rubble of the school after the letters H and E were placed on it reading 'Hope' as the town rebuilds from the catastrophic tornado that hit almost one year ago on May 19, 2012 in Joplin, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

First Round of New Joplin Schools Now Open

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was on hand Wednesday to help officially open Soaring Heights Elementary School.



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