| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Eight years ago, Barry Manilow was shocked to hear that a friend's daughter was futilely searching for a saxophone. The student wanted to try something new, but her school didn't have the instrument.
Manilow, the veteran singer and composer with more...
| May 25, 2011
| 4:22 PM
If you haven't seen these two videos of the F-5 tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. Sunday, you should take a few minutes to watch. If nothing else, they will teach you the importance of listening to tornado watches and warnings,......
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:50 PM
Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield.
But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use.
The twister, one of the...
| May 25, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Another bit of the increasingly oddball John Waters hitchhiking mystery has been revealed.
We knew the filmmaker started his cross-country adventure in Baltimore. And we knew a touring indie band had picked him up in Ohio. We also knew a married couple...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Brett Bidle, Frederick County town councilman, tea party supporter and devout Methodist, is John Waters' new BFF.
That old saying about politics making strange bedfellows? Apparently, politics has nothing on hitchhiking. Back in mid-May, Bidle, a 20-...
| Nov 16, 2011
For Glenelg Postmistress Marcia Worrich, packages come and packages go. But few bring as much satisfaction in readying for transit as the two huge boxes bound for Joplin, Mo., which crossed her counter at the post office last week.
The boxes contained...
| Sep 15, 2011
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dick Vitale will wait until a quiet moment, away from the VIPs and the parents and especially the sick kids, to admit this, but he's not sure what to say. How could he be? The words aren't coming to him. How could they?
| May 25, 2011
| 4:30 AM
I found it very depressing reading your article on the tornado in Joplin ("Death toll climbs to 116 from worst twister since 1953" May 24). I hope this really brings us as a nation together and provides relief like we did for Katrina. I pray that everyone...
| May 21, 2013
| 5:10 PM
MOORE, Okla. — State and local officials vowed Tuesday to rebuild this bereft suburb, shattered by a tornado that brought death and massive destruction, even as they fought poor weather to push ahead with rescue efforts.
In a day marked by...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Mike Landis joined KY3 in the spring of 2010, but he was no stranger to the Ozarks.
"I was born right here in Springfield, and am proud to have grown up in the surrounding area," Mike explained. "I grew up watching KY3, and am honored to have made...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:15 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An investigative team of engineers affiliated with the American Society of Civil Engineers found EF-2 winds, not EF-4 or EF-5, caused more than 80 percent of the damage in the Joplin tornado in May 2011.
The twister had a 22-mile-...
| May 24, 2013
| 3:58 AM
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — After living nearly 20 years in their one-story brick home, Sherry and Larry Wells finally won the lottery — for a state rebate on a home storm shelter, that is. A contractor finished installing the concrete bunker...