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Joplin Missouri

Joplin Tornado Fake Charities Scam Thousands Of Dollars

Posted 09.21.2011 | Impact

Two alleged charities set up to help victims of the Joplin, Mo. tornado have never contributed a dime to the relief effort, according to the state's a...

Joplin Begins Rebuilding 'Bigger And Better'

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 07.31.2011 | Green

JOPLIN, Mo. — Electrical crews hoisted power poles, small businesses opened in tents and residents snatched up construction supplies as rebuildi...

Homeless Group Volunteers To Help Joplin Tornado Victims Cope With Loss

Posted 07.31.2011 | Impact

Twelve homeless persons from Lexington, Ky. are traveling to the storm-ravaged Joplin, Mo. to help recovery efforts, reports the Associated Press. ...

2011 Now Deadliest Year For Tornadoes Since 1950

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 07.28.2011 | Green

JOPLIN, Mo. — The numbers look increasingly bleak for families hoping for the best after a monster tornado that devastated the town of Joplin, a...

A Long Journey Of Faith: Walking With Joplin's Peace Lutheran Church

Rev. Gerald L. Mansholt | Posted 07.27.2011 | Religion
Rev. Gerald L. Mansholt

I've never been in a war zone, but I've a feeling tornado-damaged Joplin is as at least as bad as the worst of war zones. One looks at the total devastation in awe.

Officials Work To Identify The Deceased As Death Toll Continues To Rise

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT and ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 07.27.2011 | Green

JOPLIN, Mo. — Friends and family paid tribute to victims of the Joplin tornado on Friday, beginning the grim task of burying the dead as officia...

Rebounding From Congressional Efforts to Eliminate it, AmeriCorps is Making a Difference in Joplin

Tamar Abrams | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics
Tamar Abrams

Politics is probably the last thing on the minds of those of us watching the news over the past week with mind-numbing images of a leveled Joplin, Missouri. And yet there is a political subtext to these scenes.

The Search For Tornado Survivors: 'We Know He's Hurt Somewhere'


JOPLIN, Mo. — Mike Hare has scoured the ravaged neighborhood where his 16-year-old son Lantz was seen last. He's called hospitals from Dallas to...

Powerful Storms Roar Through Several States

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 07.25.2011 | Green

ST. LOUIS — Powerful storms roared through middle America again on Wednesday, with weak tornadoes touching down in isolated spots and severe thu...

Search For Missing Victims Continues In Aftermath Of Joplin's Deadly Twister

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 07.25.2011 | Green

JOPLIN, Mo. — Rescuers refused to be deterred from their efforts to find survivors beneath Joplin's jagged piles of tornado rubble, even as the ...

Violent Storms Cause Multiple Fatalities

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green

EL RENO, Okla. (AP/Kristi Eaton) -- A state official says an overnight storm system that spawned tornadoes in several Midwest states killed a fourth p...

WATCH: Helicopter Surveys The Damage In Missouri

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green

The damage resulting from the Joplin, Missouri tornado is still being assessed, but so far it is said to have been the deadliest tornado in the U.S. s...

WATCH: Double Rainbow Appears After Joplin Tornado

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green

According to eyewitnesses, a double rainbow was seen following the tornado in Joplin, Missouri, on Sunday, which killed dozens and left a path of dest...

Death, Destruction Hit Joplin, Missouri

Randy Turner | Posted 07.23.2011 | Education
Randy Turner

Those of us fortunate enough not to be in the direct path of the storm waited in the center of our darkened city, praying that loved ones somehow managed to remain safe in what reporters were describing as a scene from a war zone.

Amateur Video Captures Deadly Tornado

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green

An amateur video has captured the massive, deadly tornado that tore through Joplin, Missouri on Sunday. Posted by The Guardian, credited to Tornado...

Horrifying Video From Inside Tornado

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green

Not many can say they've lived through a deadly tornado like the one that struck Joplin, Missouri on Sunday. Even fewer can come back from the heart ...