Lincoln, McClain, Oklahoma and Pottawatomie counties are named in the federal disaster declaration as well as Cleveland County. The storm has resulted in at least 24 deaths, including seven children from an elementary school, and 237 injuries.
PHOTO GALLERY: Aerial photos show Moore tornado's destructive path
Area churches, OU offer relief to survivors
HOW TO HELP: A list of contact info for assisting Oklahoma tornado victims
Oklahoma Senate panel OK's measure to tap rainy day fund for tornado relief
Moore tornado rating upgraded to EF-5
Tulsa area responders helping with recovery efforts in Moore
Cain's Ballroom to donate part of Thompson Square ticket sales to tornado relief
VIDEO: Oklahoma tornado survivor finds dog
Support for tornado victims pouring in from sports, entertainment stars
Schedule change: NBC pulls 'The Voice' recap show to add tornado special tonight
More than 200 treated for injuries following tornado
Thunder star Kevin Durant makes $1M tornado pledge
Oklahomans warned to beware of fraudulent disaster charities
Big 12 baseball tournament postponed one day
CONTINUING COVERAGE: Find all our stories about the Moore tornado
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Just thinking about these so many families that are devastated, Stoops said during an ESPN interview. This will be a long-term effort to get everyone back on their feet.
There are a number of supercomputers in place across the country - you just can't get to them unless you're an employee or faculty member of the right institution.
Stars with local ties send their well wishes and sympathy to Oklahoma tornado victims
Moore death toll stands at 24; nine of the dead were children Lincoln, McClain, Oklahoma and Pottawatomie counties are named in the federal disaster declaration as ...
MICHAEL OVERALL, CARY ASPINWALL AND AMANDA BLANDWorld Staff Writers
Charges filed in Bixby attempted strangulation case Chance Zachary Clagett, 27, is charged with domestic assault and battery.
KENDRICK MARSHALL World Staff Writer
Rita Sherrow: The Swon Brothers voted Top 8 on 'The Voice'; coach Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert pay tribute to Oklahoma America votes Muskogee's The Swon Brothers into the top 8 on NBC's 'The Voice.'
RITA SHERROW World Scene Writer
Broken Arrow council awards $3.7 million contract for Main Street changes The project will reduce the street from four to two lanes with a center turn lane.
SUSAN HYLTON World Staff Writer
Videos, photos and reaction from Moore Tweets and Facebook posts to give you an idea of what is happening in Moore
State Senate panel OKs measure to tap rainy day fund for tornado relief Senate Bill 249 would provide up to $45 million from the fund, which contains nearly $600 million.
BARBARA HOBEROCKWorld Capitol Bureau
Shock cuts veteran guard Scholanda Dorrell One more cut is necessary for the Shock to reach the regular-season limit of 11 by Thursday’s deadli ...
Area churches, OU offer relief to survivors About everywhere you turned Tuesday in communities neighboring Moore, it was everyone's nature. Everyone ...
GUERIN EMIG World Sports Writer
Tea party rally targets local IRS office 'The IRS must be above reproach,' said Tom Counts, director of OKforTea, a local tea party organization. ...
RANDY KREHBIEL World Staff Writer
Tulsa area responders helping with recovery efforts in Moore Brian Hobbs, communications director for state Baptists, said they would continue to help victims of ...
BILL SHERMAN World Staff Writer
Walmart pledges $1M for Moore tornado recovery The Bentonville, Ark.-based company said Tuesday that it will make donations of cash and materials equal ...
WNBA general managers see Shock as most improved team in 2013 GMs rated Tulsa as fifth most likely to finish in the top four spots in the six-team Western Confere ...
Oklahoma delegation promises assistance to state Rep. Tom Cole of Moore said the president’s “was a generous and gracious gesture, and I know he meant ...
Bob Stoops: Loss of children is "heartbreaking." Just thinking about these so many families that are devastated, Stoops said during an ESPN interview. ...
ERIC BAILEY World Sports Writer
Rita Sherrow: The Swon Brothers performed live on 'The Voice' Monday but their hearts were with tornado-ravaged Oklahoma The Swon Brothers' live performance Monday on NBC's 'The Voice' aired amid weather alerts.
How to help tornado victims A list of web sites, phone numbers, mailing addresses and more for how to help Oklahoma tornado vict ...
Tom Gilbert: McNellie's is donating to the relief of the tornado victims just by drinking a OK beer This is a great way to help out the victims of the storms.
Tom Gilbert Chief Photographer
Moore tornado rating upgraded to EF-5 Winds at the maximum gust were estimated to be between 200 and 210 mph, the lower end of the EF-5 ca ...
JERRY WOFFORD World Staff Writer
Obama opposes GOP bill on Keystone XL oil pipeline The White House said Tuesday that the bill 'seeks to circumvent longstanding and proven processes' by ...
MATTHEW DALY Associated Press
Thunder star Kevin Durant, team, NBA and players' union each make $1M tornado pledges Later Tuesday, the NBA and the players' union announced that they are combining to donate $1 million ...
BILL HAISTEN World Sports Writer
Moore tornado: A diversion in the air for 'Today' Television networks rushed their big names to the scene, including anchors Brian Williams of NBC's 'Nightly ...
DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer
Bravetta Hassell: Local woman starts Facebook group for item recovery after Moore tornado The group serves as a lost-and-found bulletin board.
Bravetta Hassell Scene Writer
Jennifer Chancellor: Cain's Ballroom to donate part of Thompson Square ticket sales to tornado relief Tulsa’s historic music venue Cain's Ballroom will donate $1 from each ticket sold for its Thursday ...
Jennifer Chancellor Scene Writer
'Tower man' arrested on burglary, arson complaints He became known as “tower guy” or “tower man” after he climbed the tower atop the Clear Channel Communications ...
AMANDA BLAND World Staff Writer
Others tell stories of survival She says one girl was hit on the head with a light falling from the ceiling. The students sat “crisscross ...
KYLE FREDRICKSONWORLD CORRESPONDENT AND CARY ASPINWALL World Staff Writer
Bravetta Hassell: VIDEO: Oklahoma tornado survivor finds dog A Moore, Okla. resident told CBS News that in riding out yesterday's storm, she was separated from her ...
Toby Keith says his hometown Moore is 'resilient' During recording breaks, Keith has fielded calls about putting together a benefit for tornado victims ...
CHRIS TALBOTT AP Music Writer
Pope expresses solidarity with tornado survivors The pope posted a Twitter message to the survivors Tuesday, and followed up with a telegram to the archbishop ...
State backs off plans for Tulsa popular culture museum “We need to be thinking first of our fellow Oklahomans who have suffered from this devastating disaster,” ...
WAYNE GREENE World Senior Writer
Jennifer Chancellor: Bigfoot loves Oklahoma, and will help tornado relief at Dwelling Spaces Tulsa-founded boutique and coffee bar Joebots at Dwelling Spaces will donate 100 percent of proceeds ...
Big 12 baseball tournament postponed one day The decision was made in respect to the Moore tornado tragedy and its relief efforts.
Hearing scheduled in state's challenge to 'Obamacare' U.S. District Judge Ronald White has set a June 20 hearing in Oklahoma's challenge to IRS rules to implement ...
Bartlett's public safety tax would fund more officers, firefighters The proposal would extend the 0.167-cent sales tax permanently after its expiration on June 30, 2014 ...
ZACK STOYCOFF World Staff Writer
More than 200 treated for injuries following tornado About 20 patients remained at one hospital Tuesday, but it wasn't clear how many patients remained hospitalized ...
Staff and Wire Reports
Damage teams beginning to assess damage across Oklahoma Some of the storms caused isolated damage, but no injuries have been reported.
Oklahomans warned to beware of fraudulent disaster charities “The main scam that we see first in tragedies like this is charity fraud,” said Diane Clay, a spokeswoman ...
KYLE ARNOLD World Staff Writer
Rita Sherrow: Schedule change: NBC pulls 'The Voice' recap show to add tornado special tonight A live one-hour special on aftermath of the Moore, Okla., tornado will pre-empt 'The Voice' recap show ...
Jennifer Chancellor: We have two pair of Paul McCartney tickets to give away. Want 'em? Here’s your (two) chance(s) to win one of two pairs of tickets to see Paul McCartney perform May 30 ...
Support for tornado victims pouring in from sports, entertainment stars Stars with local ties send their well wishes and sympathy to Oklahoma tornado victims
Moore man killed in wreck during storm cleanup He was reportedly not wearing a seat belt.
Obama says Oklahoma will receive help Obama, who spoke from the White House at 9 a.m. Tuesday, said: “Our prayers are with the people of Oklahoma ...
Scott Cherry: Canebrake resort to host crab boil, wine tasting The dinner will include a variety of crab and seafood specialties.
Scott Cherry Restaurant Critic
Severe weather possible again today southeast of Tulsa area A chance of severe weather is forecast mostly for southeast Oklahoma, with large hail, damaging winds ...
Crash in Glenpool injures 6 people, including 4 kids Witnesses told police a black SUV was driving erratically and passed a silver Toyota 4Runner using the ...
Muskogee's Swon Brothers urge prayers for Oklahoma You can vote for Muskogee's country duo on "The Voice" by calling 1-855-864-2303.
MICHAEL OVERALL, CARY ASPINWALL and AMANDA BLAND World Staff Writers
KYLE FREDRICKSON World Correspondent and CARY ASPINWALL World Staff Writer
Death notices for May 21 Including Tulsa and northeastern Oklahoma.
Hope for survivors fades at ruined school In a drizzle under hastily erected bright lights, dozens of emergency workers searched into the night ...
ANDREW KNITTLE & ZEKE CAMPFIELD NewsOK.com
House Speaker derails Fallin's plan to save Insure Oklahoma Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon pulled the plug Monday on Gov. Mary Fallin's plans to save the Insure ...
51 killed, including 20 children, in Moore tornado A powerful tornado roared through Moore and south Oklahoma City on Monday, killing at least 51 people ...
RANDY ELLIS NewsOK.com
Tornado debris found in Tulsa Debris from the Monday afternoon tornado in Moore fell from the sky in the Tulsa area, more than 120 ...
SAMANTHA VICENT & KENDRICK MARSHALL World Staff Writers
Videos, photos and reaction from Moore We've put together tweets, images, videos and Facebook posts to give you an idea of what is happening ...
Southmoore football team gets close call with devastating tornado Southmoore High School football coach Jeff Brickman walked tentatively into the parking lot, staggered ...
JOHN E. HOOVER World Sports Columnist
Death notices for May 20 Including Tulsa and northeastern Oklahoma.
Kids rescued from rubble at Moore elementary Rescue workers lifted children from the rubble before they were passed down a human chain and taken to ...
BRUCE PLANTE World Editorial Cartoonist
Tulsa city councilors asked to move forward on use of Tate Brady's name in Tulsa Arts District "I come not to praise Tate Brady but to help bury him," Workman said. "Action needs to be taken. I think ...
KEVIN CANFIELD World Staff Writer
Sen. Jim Inhofe goes 'unvarnished' for speech in Tulsa The potential Republican U.S. Senate candidates waiting in a long line for incumbent Sen. Jim Inhofe ...
Amber Hilberling discusses husband's fatal fall Amber Hilberling told a national television audience on Friday that she still can't understand what happened ...
DAVID HARPER World Staff Writer
Tulsa gas price soars 33 cents in two days to $3.82; low inventories, refinery shutdowns blamed A mid-continent squeeze is suddenly spiking Tulsa gasoline prices to levels hardly seen in nearly five ...
LAURIE WINSLOW World Staff Writer & ROD WALTON World Business Editor
More Obama aides knew of IRS audit; Obama not told White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending ...
JULIE PACE & CHARLES BABINGTON Associated Press
Benghazi: Looking for truth or playing politics? The only cure for the Benghazi fever that has infected Washington likely will be the midterm elections ...
World's Editorials Writers
Letter to the Editor: Complicit It was with sadness and disbelief that I read your Benghazi editorial on May 15.
Gene Kinney, Tulsa
Teen arrested after knife found in his car at Jenks High School He was later released after posting bond on $10,000 bail.
Justice Department investigating IRS The Justice Department is investigating the Internal Revenue Service for targeting tea party groups for ...
STEPHEN OHLEMACHER & HENRY C. JACKSON Associated Press
Penalizing the IRS BRUCE PLANTE CARTOON
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Tulsa killings continue at record pace; latest slaying is year's 30th A man told police that a woman he met at a strip club Thursday attacked him later in the morning, leading ...
Boy Scouts' leaders to vote on lifting gay-youth ban With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the ...
DAVID CRARY Associated Press
Tulsa library system budget takes hit from property tax cut The Tulsa City-County Library has cut more than $800,000 from its proposed operating budget for fiscal ...
SARA PLUMMER World Staff Writer
U.S. House votes again to repeal 'Obamacare'; Coburn pushes bill against expanding Medicare The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to repeal the Affordable Care Act - Obamacare - ...
Letter to the Editor: Euphemism "Sunday Morning Quarterback" in the World's Capitol Report May 12 contains this brief:
Anthony J. Lauinger, Tulsa
Open carry in Oklahoma is nonissue When Oklahoma joined 43 other states in allowing residents to openly carry handguns last year, local ...
By CARY ASPINWALL World Staff Writer
The EF5 tornado that killed at least 24 people and gutted a wide swath of this tornado-weary community Monday was deemed “the storm of storms” as officials surveyed the muddy, splintered rubble that remained.
By GINNIE GRAHAM & KYLE FREDRICKSON World Correspondent
Eleven-year-old Zoey Tennyson cried all night Monday as her nightmares were of flying bricks and a buried teacher.
By JERRY WOFFORD World Staff Writer
When National Weather Service forecasters saw late last week the mix of atmospheric conditions models were predicting would come together Monday, they knew it would be significant.
By MICHAEL OVERALL World Staff Writer
Next door to Plaza Towers Elementary School, Nicholas Davis' 6-year-old woke up from a nap.
His 12-year-old granddaughter called just as the sky suddenly turned dark.
By KYLE FREDRICKSON World Correspondent
Four days ago, Rosanna Smith celebrated her 45th birthday.
Nothing in science points to Moore's being any more vulnerable than other cities, said Rick Smith, warning coordinating meteorologist with the National Weather Service.
The athletes have spoken. Moore, Oklahoma, will rebuild.
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By LAURIE WINSLOW World Staff Writer
As Oklahoma communities grapple with the devastation caused by this week's deadly tornadoes, the financial impact from the loss of homes and other property remains unclear.
By KIM ARCHER World Staff Writer
Jenks Public Schools Superintendent Kirby Lehman and Union Public Schools Superintendent Cathy Burden - two of the state's most outspoken voices for public education - are counting down the last days in their posts.
By SUSAN HYLTON World Staff Writer
The downtown streetscape project is expected to be disruptive for merchants and customers this summer but transformative once complete.
By WAYNE GREENE World Senior Writer
Backers of a proposed popular culture museum for downtown Tulsa have given up on their efforts to get state funding this year, saying it would be inappropriate to proceed amid the tragedy of the Moore tornado.
By ZACK STOYCOFF World Staff Writer
Councilor Blake Ewing said he was not necessarily opposed to the proposal but cautioned that he believes that neither the council nor the voters would support it.
By NICOLE MARSHALL MIDDLETON World Scene Writer
Of all the foods we eat, bacon likely has the biggest fan club.
By RITA SHERROW World Scene Writer
Oklahoma's The Swon Brothers have rocked their way into the next round of competition on NBC's "The Voice."
By BARRY LEWIS World Sports Writer
For Broken Arrow linebacker Alex Bradley, two words describe his team's 2012 season.
By ERIC BAILEY World Sports Writer
Baseball coaches Sunny Golloway and Josh Holliday are proud of their home state.
Alex Gonzalez doesn't want "the streak" to end during his watch.
By KYLE ARNOLD World Staff Writer
After the catastrophic tornado of May 2011 in Joplin, Mo., an outpouring of volunteers and donations was accompanied by scammers and fraudulent workers looking to take advantage of sympathetic souls and grief-stricken residents.
A phone call to a Tulsa storm shelter dealer Tuesday got an apologetic message saying the firm was deluged with business and asking for patience.
By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Tuesday he will delay final decisions on about 20 applications to export liquefied natural gas until he reviews studies by the Energy Department and others on what impact the exports would have on domestic natural gas supplies and prices.
Oklahoma is the 14th best state for business, according to a new ranking by Chief Executive magazine.
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