Plaza Tower Elementary

Oklahoma students return to school

Students from two elementary schools destroyed by a tornado last spring returned to classes Friday, eager to reunite with their classmates.…
Steve Adams works at removing the slab from a home across from the Plaza Towers Elementary school in Moore, Okla., Monday, July 22, 2013. School officials in the Oklahoma city of Moore say students whose schools were destroyed in the deadly May tornado will attend classes next month in a refurbished junior high school building and a local church. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Moore schools reopening after devastating tornado

Enthusiastic teachers are being welcomed back to Moore Public Schools as the central Oklahoma community kicks off a new school year following a devastating tornado that destroyed two schools and damaged many others.…
Briarwood Elementary

Moore school officials move forward with fall plan

School officials in Moore say students whose schools were destroyed by a tornado will attend classes in a refurbished junior high school building and a local church when classes resume in the fall.…
An aerial view of a street lined by homes destroyed by Monday's tornado is shown Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Moore, Okla. At least 24 people, including nine children, were killed in the massive tornado that flattened homes and a school in Moore, on Monday afternoon. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

More than 56K tons of debris cleared in Moore

More than 56,000 tons of debris has been removed from neighborhoods in Moore as the city reaches the one-month mark since a deadly tornado carved through the Oklahoma City suburb on May 20.…
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Cop saves fawn

Police officer pulls newborn fawn from floodwaters after Oklahoma tornado. …
Oklahoma Tornado

Deadly Oklahoma tornado widest on record, rare EF5

The National Weather Service says the El Reno, Union City, Oklahoma, tornado has been upgraded to and EF-5, with a width of 2.6 miles wide, making it the widest tornado ever documented.…
Hero's home destroyed in tornado

Hero’s home destroyed in tornado

Teacher who sheltered students at Plaza Towers Elementary loses home when second round of tornados hit Moore, Oklahoma.…
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5 dead in tornado in Oklahoma City area, 75 hurt

Tornadoes rolled in from the prairie and slammed Oklahoma City and its suburbs on Friday, killing a mother and baby and crumbling cars and tractor-trailers along a major interstate.…
A flag continues to fly amidst the remains of tornado destroyed homes in Moore, Okla., Monday, May 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Charities see influx of aid in tornado’s wake

Charities providing relief to residents of tornado-ravaged neighborhoods in Moore and Oklahoma City are seeing an infusion of donations from around the country as Americans open up their pocketbooks to help people in the Sooner State.…
This aerial photo shows damage to Moore Medical Center after it was hit by a massive tornado in Moore, Okla., Monday May 20, 2013. A tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (AP Photo/Steve Gooch)

Okla. twister debris would create mile-high pile

Before Moore can rebuild, the Oklahoma community where a deadly tornado struck must deal with crushed wood, mangled siding and battered belongings. If stacked in a pile, the debris would likely reach more than a mile high.…