The nearly 600 federal trailers that housed Joplin residents since the May 2011 tornado are slowly emptying, with only about 80 of the trailers still occupied.
Prosecutors say both made false claims about tornado damage. One obtained temporary rental assistance and the other, a temporary housing unit.
Missouri’s Senate may be on the verge of an historic change. And if so, it likely can be attributed to one of the softest-spoken legislative leaders I’ve covered.
A Joplin family is celebrating finding a cat they hadn’t seen since their home was destroyed by a tornado 18 months ago.
In addition to the Chapter 7 filing last month, Eric and Cassandra Peoples of Carthage are being forced to sell the home they built for $3.9 million.
A 21-year-old man has been charged with making terroristic threats that caused the Joplin School District to lock the doors of all its buildings.
The money will help Joplin test and cleanup soil that was contaminated with lead and cadmium during the EF-5 tornado that ripped through it.
TAMKO Building Products Inc. said in a lawsuit that Factory Mutual Insurance Company refused to pay for damages after an oil leak in 2008.
The City Council voted Monday night to approve the request to the State Emergency Management Agency, which will forward it to FEMA.
The FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said they’re increasing their original $15,000 reward to $50,000.