Oklahoma

Piles of debris lie around a home destroyed by a tornado May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The town reported a tornado of at least EF4 strength and two miles wide that touched down yesterday killing at least 24 people and leveling everything in its path. U.S. President Barack Obama promised federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts.  (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images

HRABE: Return To Normalcy, At Least For A Few Hours

Over the past few months, it seems like there have been too many instances where sports have served as a distraction.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–05/21/2013

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

Meteorologist: 2013 Tornado Activity at Record Low

“There is no comparison of 2013 to 2011,” Anthony Lupo said. “In 2011, we had a record number of tornadoes.”

05/13/2013

St. Louis firefighter Bruce Stalmech clears the snow from the apron at Engine House 29 in St. Louis on February 21, 2013. A morning ice storm and then several inches of snow have slowed or closed roads, businesses and schools. ( UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

2nd Winter Storm In Days Blasts Central US

Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James declared a state of emergency, and flights in and out of Kansas City International Airport were canceled.

02/26/2013

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UPDATE: Police Search For Mom of Abandoned Baby

Her 3-month-old son, Donovan Prom, was found in a St. Louis County apartment building on Friday morning.

01/07/2013

Severe Drought Threatens Midwest Corn Crops

Illinois Climatologist Expects US Drought Through 2013

The drought has withered crops and lowered the Mississippi River’s levels to a point that could force slowdowns, if not shutdowns, of barge traffic.

12/07/2012

Bucket List Bandit

FBI Agent: Bucket List Bandit Caught in Oklahoma

He’s believed to be responsible for bank robberies in nine states.

09/14/2012

Gunslinger

Oklahoma Gunslinger Headed to Prison

Robert Cummings opened fire inside a southwest Missouri bar that refused to serve him more beer.

05/16/2012

File photo of a recreated methamphetamine lab. (Photo by TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Meth Lab Explodes In Man’s Pants

A man with a portable methamphetamine lab in his pants ran from police after a routine traffic stop.

04/27/2012

(Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Super Tuesday Preview: Romney Hopes To Regain Front-Runner Status

Super Tuesday is seen as a major turning point in the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary race; Mitt Romney hopes to extend his delegate lead and finally cement his front-runner status with multiple wins across the country.

03/05/2012

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