| Aug 24, 2011
| 3:20 PM
The Blue Valley School District is taking action to try to prevent playground vandalism. The idea comes after several playground fires were intentionally set earlier this summer . A safer surface is being installed on the school's playground.
| Aug 25, 2011
| 12:34 PM
GREENSBURG, Kan. – This town has been continually rebuilding since a massive tornado obliterated most of it four years ago.
Recently, some of the people here talked about the ups and downs of starting over.
Barren lots, fractured foundations,...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:41 PM
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. -- They didn't think he'd live. Doctors considered pulling the plug. Then he was told his right eye would be blind and he'd never use his right hand again. But Mark Lindquist, 51, has a spirit to thrive, thanks to being found in time....
| Aug 26, 2011
| 7:12 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs and the St. Louis Rams fought for Show-Me State bragging rights at Arrowhead Stadium on Friday night, but the real winners were the citizens of tornado-ravaged Joplin who got a well-deserved night off from the recovery efforts to...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 9:04 PM
JOPLIN, Mo. -- It's been just more than three months since about a third of this city was wiped out by the most powerful category of tornado – an EF-5. As people recover from it, they’ve discovered they share a bond with other Midwest...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Joplin, Missouri, was a long way from the path of Hurricane Irene, but that city could still pay a steep price from hurricane-related damage.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is temporarily suspending payments for long-term rebuilding projects...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 11:52 AM
A check for more than $170,000 was presented to the American Red Cross on Tuesday, to continue to help the flood and tornado victims in Northern Missouri, Sedalia and Joplin. More than $140,000 of the proceeds were donated by generous Kansas City...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Steven Weersing was so badly injured in the deadly EF-5 tornado that struck Joplin back in May that you could see his lungs, liver and beating heart through his open chest wound. But now, after three months at Children's Mercy Hosptial, the teen is...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 4:16 PM
A deadly tornado destroyed much of the city of Joplin, Mo. in May of 2011. Many families have something to be excited about as high school students will play their first football game of t he season on Saturday! FOX 4's Dave Dunn has the story.
| May 21, 2012
| 6:44 PM
Ashley Mickelthwaite, the mother of a new Sacramentan, is with President Obama in Joplin, MO tonight.
She was the head of the local school board before that massive twister re-ordered life.
Her daughter, Kendell, chose to move to Sacramento in the...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 1:36 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Academy Sports and Outdoors opened its newest location on Friday. It's one of the bigger stores in the company at 87,000 square feet.
The company’s first store in the Springfield area and second in Missouri is just west of...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Before I get to the blog...just a word of thanks to all the folks who braved the chill today for the American Royal Parade. Their were some hearty souls out there...also a special hello to the folks @ the Barstow School, the charity group Positive...