Remembering the May 20, 2013 Moore tornado – 7 years later

MOORE, Okla. – Seven years ago, a devastating EF-5 tornado hit Moore, killing more than 20 people, including children. The tornado was just one part of a three-day severe weather event. On May 20, 2013, the touchdown first started near Chickasha and began to rapidly intensify. It then produced a tornado on the west side of […]

Las Vegas casinos, resorts to reopen some properties June 4

A day after Governor Steve Sisolak officially announced he “feels confident” on June 4 as the date gaming operations can resume, a few Strip properties confirmed they will reopen their doors a week from Thursday.

Visitor access restricted at Mercy hospitals to protect patients from coronavirus

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Mercy hospitals in Oklahoma will restrict visitor access starting Saturday, March 14, to prevent coronavirus from spreading to patients. “Out of an abundance of caution, our next critical step in safeguarding our patients and co-workers is to begin enforcing restricted visitor access statewide. Effective at 6 a.m. Saturday, March 14, all […]

Moore school counselors helping students with grief after Monday’s tragedy

MOORE, Okla. (KFOR) – Moore Public Schools’ counselors have been meeting with students around the clock since Monday’s tragic accident, but the district says there’s a long way to go. “This is gonna be a long time. Months, weeks, years for some of these kids,” said Michelle McNear, Moore PS Assistant Superintendent, Counseling. Two students’ […]

Remembering the Moore tornado victims year after May 20, 2013

MOORE, Okla. – Twenty-four people were killed in the tornado that tore through Moore May 20, 2013. Ten of those victims were children, seven of them were in the Plaza Towers Elementary School. Terri Long – 49 Megan Futrell – 29 Case Futrell – 4 months Shannon Quick – 40 Sydnee Vargyas – 7 months Karrina […]

Oklahoma deadly twister: 24 killed, hundreds injured

MOORE, Okla. – Heartbreak, devastation and the city picking up the pieces after a deadly tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, on Monday. Now, one day later as families mourn, the clean-up and recovery effort continues throughout the area. The medical examiner’s office has confirmed 24 people have been killed in Monday’s Moore tornado; at least […]

Obama to visit tornado-ravaged areas of Okla.

WASHINGTON, D.C.– President Obama will visit tornado-torn parts of Oklahoma on Sunday, according to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. A tornado struck on Sunday; then a massive EF5 hit on Monday, killing 24 and injuring more than 300. During a press conference on Tuesday, President Obama said he would make sure Oklahoma gets all […]

Friends of Moore tornado victim gather to raise funds for family

OKLAHOMA CITY – Friends and family who lost their little girl in the Moore tornado gathered in Oklahoma City Wednesday afternoon to remember her and raise funds for recovery. Nine-year-old Sydney Angle was killed in Plaza Towers elementary during the EF-5 tornado that tore through Moore Monday. Her parents lost their home in the same […]

Filling backpacks to give back

OKLAHOMA CITY – We couldn’t believe our eyes. School children, one after another, being pulled out of the rubble. Wednesday, students and parents from schools not directly impacted by the tornado spent the day at St. Andrew’s Church filling backpacks for kids who lost all their belongings in the tornado. Parents are using the tragedy […]

First look at Plaza Towers after Moore tornado

MOORE, Okla. – For the first time since the terrible storms, we were allowed to survey the damage at Plaza Towers elementary. Edmond police showed us the first look at this terrible scene. Ali Meyer toured the unrecognizable area where the tornado took seven children from their families Monday. *Get complete coverage of the Moore […]

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