| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:45 PM
JOPLIN, Mo. -- One place here became a lasting symbol of hope and encouragement after the tornado ravaged much of the city on May 22. More volunteers were in the city on Tuesday to help preserve that symbol, which is known as the Volunteer House....
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:57 AM
JOPLIN, Mo -- Many of Joplin's residents had to "ride out" the viscous May 22 tornado in bathtubs, closets, and center hallways. Many people killed and injured in that tornado were swept away from their homes. It would have been less likely if they...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 12:57 PM
JOPLIN, Mo.. -- The following names are owners of lost and found items that have been turned into the Joplin Police Department in the aftermath of the tornado. If your name appears on the list, please contact Rick Beck at (417) 623-3131 extension 450,...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Seven Joplin families will be introduced to the world during the series finale of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The program showcases more than simply a story about a construction site. From the volunteers to the builders, it became a story of survival....
| Jul 21, 2011
| 1:39 PM
A firefighter from Kansas is charged with stealing from tornado victims. Matthew W. Page, 25, of Baxter Springs is accused of stealing $245.44 worth of items from the Home Depot. Police say Page and another firefighter were assisting in recovery efforts...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Attorney General Chris Koster is suing Alivio Foundation, Inc., based in Puerto Rico, and Steve Blood, of Georgia. They are accused of fraudulently soliciting donations through the internet to help victims of the May 22 Joplin tornado.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A city honored for its trees is missing more than a million dollars worth of them after a deadly tornado ripped trees from the ground two months ago Friday. Joplin wants to keep its Tree City U.S.A. designation but extreme temperatures and ongoing...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 2:58 PM
JOPLIN, Mo -- It's been two months since the EF-5 tornado hit and destroyed much of Joplin. Since then, support has been pouring in from people from all walks of life. Some unique support is coming from Missouri native and Grammy Award winner Sheryl...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 8:01 PM
Friends and family of a fallen Riverside Police officer have organized a charity run in his honor.
The run commemorates Officer Jeff Taylor, and will raise money for the program called S.A.F.E., which gives financial and emotional support to families of...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:38 PM
The Joplin School District is ready for a new year despite the deadly tornado that touched down on May 22.
FOX 4's Eric Burke takes us inside the building that was transformed from shopping mall to a high school of the future.
| Feb 29, 2012
| 9:51 AM
BRANSON, Mo. -- Doctors and nurses at Skaggs Regional Medical Center treated 33 people in the hours after a tornado hit here on Tuesday night. A spokeswoman for Skaggs says most of those treated suffered only cuts and bruises.
Six of the injured...