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  • Tornado victims ‘bullied’

    Tornado victims should not be bullied into signing contracts, said Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak Thursday at Moore City Hall. High pressure sales and bullying are the most common complaints being registered by victims following ...

    June 7, 2013

  • No cost for lost teaching certificates

    Many educators across the state lost a great deal during the severe storms and tornados that occurred in May. To help certified personnel, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi announced today that the State Department ...

    June 7, 2013

  • Moore mayor: Residents rebuilding

    MOORE — Moore Mayor Glenn Lewis, the city’s cheerleader in chief, said he believes about 90 percent of Moore tornado victims will rebuild there. On May 19 and May 20, when an EF-5 tornado tracked through Newcastle, south Oklahoma City and ...

    June 6, 2013

  • Sales of underground storm shelters increase

    Until recently, the staff at GroundSafe Shelters had to explain the details of underground storm shelters to customers. But that’s not the case anymore....

    June 6, 2013

  • shelter_2 Shelters give tornado victims a sense of peace and normalcy

    MOORE — For folks whose lives have been disrupted by chaos, a little bit of normalcy can go a long way....

    June 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • Student writes song for victims

    OKLAHOMA CITY —Rebekah Willoughby, self-taught musician and ninth-grader at Chickasha High School, will donate all proceeds from the sale of her song, Oklahoma Strong, to benefit victims of the May 20 tornado in Moore....

    June 6, 2013

  • photos.jpg Volunteers work to rescue photos scattered by the tornadoes

    Thousands of photos scattered by recent tornados in central Oklahoma have been recovered and will eventually be scanned into an online database for owners to view and claim. During the May 19 and 20 tornados in central Oklahoma, pictures ...

    June 5, 2013 1 Photo

  • Dollar General takes donations

    Area Dollar General stores are raising money for an employee whose son was severely injured in the May 20 tornado....

    June 5, 2013

  • Tornado-related insurance claims climb to 32,433

    The total number of tornado-related insurance claims filed by Oklahomans has climbed to 32,433 since May 19. The filings represent insured losses of nearly $250 million, including 13,938 homeowners claims, 17,492 auto claims and 724 ...

    June 5, 2013

  • Tornado hits pocketbook of Moore school district

    Moore Public Schools could lose millions in ad valorem tax dollars as a result of the May 20 tornado, county officials said Monday....

    June 4, 2013