Oklahoma

Damaged cars near the Plaza Towers Elementary School after the F5 tornado that leveled parts of Moore, Okla. (Getty Images)

Oklahoma Teacher Names Her Son After Student Killed In Tornado

Jennifer Rogers was 8 weeks pregnant when the tornado leveled her classroom, breaking her back and killing 6 students.

01/29/2014

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Missouri Has Nation’s Fourth-Highest Smoking Rate; Illinois 20th

26.2 percent of Missourians say they smoke. Kentucky has the highest smoking rate, West Virginia is number two, and Oklahoma is third.

11/19/2013

An Oklahoma man claims he and a friend were hunting for Sasquatch when he accidentally shot the friend. (Getty Images)

Oklahoma Bigfoot Hunt Ends With One Person Shot, 3 Arrested

3 people are arrested and one man shot after a bigfoot hunt gone bad in Oklahoma.

11/06/2013

EUGENE, OR - OCTOBER 26: Byron Marshall #9 of the Oregon Ducks runs against Tyler Foreman #23 of the UCLA Bruins on October 26, 2013 at the Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: The Week We Have All Been Waiting For

This is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for.

11/05/2013

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Red Sox Manager Baby-Sat Cardinals’ Matt Holliday

Farrell pitched for Oklahoma State between 1981 and 1984. His pitching coach during those years in Stillwater, Okla. was Tom Holliday, Matt Holliday’s father.

10/25/2013

File photo of pipe to be used for construction of a pipeline. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

St. Louis Group Sues Army Corps Over Pipeline Plans

The coalition says it was improperly denied records about Canadian company Enbridge’s plan to build a 600-mile oil pipeline from Illinois to Oklahoma.

08/20/2013

The Mississippi River is expected to crest Monday night at 39.8 feet, which is nearly 10 feet above flood stage. (KMOX/ Tanya Sinkovits)

How Missouri’s Disasters Cost Its Residents

According to HomeInsurance.com, Missouri homeowners pay over $300 more each year than residents of Illinois and Iowa but $400 less than Oklahoma residents.

06/04/2013

A person looks at cars damaged by a powerful tornado on June 1, 2013 in El Reno, Oklahoma.(Getty/Joe Raedle)

Illinois Storm Chaser Recalls Moments Before Chasers Were Killed

An Illinois man was part of the storm chasing team from which three members were killed by a tornado in Oklahoma.

06/03/2013

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St. Louisans Donated 80,000 lbs. of Goods to #STL4OKC Drive

Event organizers say last week’s drive to help tornado victims in Moore, Oklahoma was a huge success.

05/28/2013

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Last Day to Donate Supplies for Oklahoma Tornado Victims

The hashtag — #STL4OKC — is the name of the local effort underway to collect supplies for tornado victims in Moore, Oklahoma.

05/24/2013

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