Earlier this week Oklahoma City Thunder player Kevin Durant donated $1 million to the Red Cross to go toward Oklahoma tornado relief. Now Nike — Durant's apparel sponsor — is following suit. The company will donate $1 million worth of shoes and clothes to the relief effort. Show More Summary
The horror of Oklahoma unfolded on live television Monday afternoon. For nearly an hour, a 1.3-mile-wide tornado raked across the Oklahoma City metropolitan area and left the suburb of Moore littered in a destructive confetti of wood, bricks, glass and … Continue reading ?
As the devastated Oklahoma City suburb of Moore begins to rebuild after Monday's epic storm, federal forecasters warned that as many as six more could be heading our way in the coming months, in the form of hurricanes.The National Weather...Show More Summary
The tornado that devastated Moore, Okla., Monday destroyed some 12,000 homes, according to Oklahoma City Police. And for one family, it was the second house they've lost to a tornado in the past 14 years. Rena and Paul Phillips say that the recent loss won't make them move.
This year’s testing foul-ups included more mistakes by Pearson in New York City, and computer malfunctions during testing in Indiana and Oklahoma. Carrie Coppernoll’s Testing Fallout Persists, in the Daily Oklahoman, describes the political decisions that must be made after high-stakes testing was disrupted, last month, by computer crashes. Show More Summary
On Thursday, the NBA announced its selections for the 2012-13 All-NBA teams. The first team includes LeBron James of the Miami Heat, Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs, Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers. Show More Summary
The biggest story of the early part of the week was the massive 1+ mile-wide Tornado ploughing through a suburb of Oklahoma City leading to dozens of deaths and billions in damage. And while the story has already faded from the 15 minutes...Show More Summary
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Hundreds of people gathered in stormy weather on Thursday to mourn a 9-year-old girl who loved to sing, dance and paint, as funerals began for 24 victims of a massive tornado that obliterated whole sections of Moore, Oklahoma....
CNN:It's one of the most familiar pieces of advice from authorities to people in the path of a tornado: Get into your basement. Yet few homes in the Oklahoma City area have them — even though that state is hit by far more powerful tornadoes...Show More Summary
Pat Hall had one request from volunteers scouring the rubble of her ripped apart home in a rural corner of Oklahoma City: find the necklace that her son, who died quickly from cancer, gave her before his death. She got her wish. Brian Foster, an Air Force Master Sgt. volunteerin …
State Farm photo By TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE With wheelbarrows, rakes and shovels, hundreds of volunteers flocked to the Moore city cemetery to clear graves and walkways coated with soggy insulation ripped from homes. Among the first tasks in the next few days for survivors will be to bury the dead. The town’s 55,000 residents [...]
After some harsh online criticism, Christian author and college chancellor John Piper deleted two tweets quoting scripture from the Book of Job in the Bible posted late Monday evening, the same day that a devastating tornado flattened an Oklahoma City suburb, resulting in at least 24 deaths.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — A little treasure in the debris of a home that once welcomed Rebecca Garland's four grandchildren gave her such a delight as her friends and family scoured the mountain of rubble for any mementos left behind by Monday's powerful tornado. “This …
Kevin Durant’s massive back tattoo is done. The only problem is, the Oklahoma City Thunder player’s new inky may have a typo. Durant’s tattoo obsession was first revealed two summers ago, surprising many of his fans. His self expression began with a series of tattoos covering his torso, but the latest ink covers the basketball [...]Show More Summary
Oklahoma City mayor says up to 13,000 homes were destroyed or damaged and 33,000 people were affected.
The season might be over for Russell Westbrook, but he is doing all he can to lift the spirits of those affected by the recent tornado that destroyed a portion of Moore and Oklahoma City. Yahoo! Sports brings us a report with the beautiful images we need at such times. Show More Summary
photo by Paul B. Southerland/The Oklahoman On April 22, 2013, the Century Chest, a time capsule that had been sealed for 100 years, was opened during a ceremony at the First Lutheran Church of Oklahoma City. Onlookers and historians were astonished by the pristine condition of the contents: an untarnished desk telephone, a shiny pair [...]
(OKLAHOMA CITY) — The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office says it has positively identified all 24 victims of Monday’s tornado that ripped across the Oklahoma City area. The office announced Wednesday that 10 of those killed were children, including two infants. Show More Summary
Walgreens Mobilizes for Oklahoma Tornado Victims DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Responding to Monday's devastating tornado in the Oklahoma City area, Walgreens ( NYS: WAG ) ( NAS: WAG ) this week mobilized increased shipments ofShow More Summary
24 people are confirmed dead, and many are still missing after a massive tornado destroyed homes and lives outside of Oklahoma City. Don’t let yourself become an indirect victim of the natural disaster by giving money to a fake charity or social media account set up to take advantage of well-meaning and generous people who want to help. There are … [More]