| Mar 1, 2012
| 3:54 PM
KIMBERLING CITY, Mo. -- Volunteers started showing up here on Thursday to help with cleanup and recovery efforts. Some even came from Joplin with a sense that they're paying back some of the help received by that city last year.
The EF-2 tornado damaged...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 12:38 PM
HENRYVILLE, Indiana (Reuters) - Violent storms and tornadoes raked across a huge swath of the U.S. Midwest and Southeast, killing at least 36 people in four states, authorities said on Saturday.
The fast-moving twisters spawned by massive thunderstorms...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:04 AM
President Barack Obama will deliver a high school commencement address in Joplin, Missouri, nearly a year after a killer tornado ravaged that city, the White House said Monday.
Obama will deliver remarks on May 21, just one day before the first...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:23 PM
The National Weather Service is testing a new tornado warning system that uses some strong language in an attempt to spur immediate action.
The new impact-based warning system includes damage threats that can rise to a "catastrophic" level. A...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Nearly three months have passed since a deadly tornado touched down in Joplin, Missouri. People in surrounding areas including Kansas City haven't forgotten. On Saturday, a local business held a grand opening by getting the kids of Joplin ready to go...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 7:38 PM
On the afternoon of May 22nd, a tornado struck the town of Joplin, Missouri.
More than 100 people were killed and massive destruction was left behind
That's why 'Neighbors Helping Neighbors' teamed up with the Make-A-Wish foundation to try to fill a...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:52 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- In the aftermath of the Joplin tornado area hospitals were swamped with injuries and critical patients. A St. John's physician came across something unusual in the midst of it all.
Efforts at the local level helped health care...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 5:31 AM
Less than three months after an EF-5 tornado destroyed much of their town, students in Joplin are heading back to class on Wednesday - some of them in a new school created in a former big-box store.
FOX 4's Abby Eden is Working for You from Joplin with...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 4:04 PM
The school year ended abruptly on May 22nd in Joplin, Mo. when the country's deadliest single tornado tore through the small Missouri town, wiping out half of it. Children lost loved ones; lost everything they owned.
Wednesday morning, school resumed for...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 2:22 AM
AVA, Mo. -- In the age of e-mail, Facebook and text messaging, writing actual letters seem to be a thing of the past. However, it is that past that is inspiring a police officer from Ava to help return a half-century-old letter to its rightful owner....
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:14 AM
When you look at the damage Joplin schools sustained in the May 22 tornado, you can see why a lot of people said the district was crazy to try and start school on time.
But they did.
Teachers and parents said it was essential to get the kids back to...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:06 PM
WASOLA, Mo. -- So many memories were lost in the Joplin tornado, but at least one piece of history was found and returned to its rightful owner.
While on an investigation, an Ava police officer was handed a letter found in the debris from the Joplin...