By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI and SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Nicknamed "The Wall," 8-year-old Kyle Davis loved soccer and going to Monster Truck exhibitions at the fairgrounds with his grandfather. JaNae Hornsby, 9, loved to draw, sing, and be a big sister and cousin to her younger
By ALLEN G. BREEDAP National Writer
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Dan Garland could feel the latch on the shelter door begin to turn in his hand. It was as if the storm outside were a living, breathing thing - and it was trying desperately to get in.
Huddled beside him in the darkened 5-foot-by-6-foot hole
NBCNEWS.COM - A tornado that devastated Oklahoma City's suburbs has left dozens of people dead, numerous injured and missing and countless homes destroyed. As rescue workers continue to pick through the rubble, hoping to find survivors, here are some accounts from those who did make it out.
NBCNEWS: Michael Welch was midshift into his job at KFC in Newcastle, Okla., on Monday afternoon when he noticed hail pounding the parking lot outside the restaurant.
Then, as he looked into the distance, he saw the wall cloud of an enormous tornado rotating in front of him.
"It was very
By NOMAAN MERCHANT and SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine
By SUE OGROCKIAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - I left the office in Oklahoma City as soon as I saw the tornado warnings on TV. I had photographed about a dozen twisters in the past decade, and knew that if I didn't get in my car before the funnel cloud hit, it would be too late.
By the time
UPDATE: NBC News is reporting that the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner has confirmed at least 51 deaths following a destructive tornado in the town of Moore. A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods
By Associated Press
DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) - Authorities believe the driver who plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a Virginia mountain town parade suffered from a medical condition and did not cause the crash intentionally, an emergency official said Sunday.
Officials did not have a
By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - One of Alaska's most restless volcanoes shot an ash cloud 15,000 feet into the air Friday in an ongoing eruption that is visible for miles when the weather allows.
An air traffic controller in the region said small planes have flown
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A remote Alaska volcano continues to erupt, spewing lava and ash clouds.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory said Thursday a continuous cloud of ash, steam and gas from Pavlof Volcano has been seen 20,000 feet above sea level. The cloud was moving to the southeast Thursday.