KCTV5, KSMO, The Salvation Army and the American Children's Society are partnering together to deliver bottled water to tornado-ravaged areas of Oklahoma. More>>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children.
In the wake of the tornado that devastated Moore, OK, including two schools, parents now worry about their child's safety at their own school while finding appropriate ways to talk to their children about the tragedy. More>>
The U.S. has identified five men who might be responsible for the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year, and has enough evidence to justify seizing them by military force as suspected terrorists,... More>>
Helmeted rescue workers raced Tuesday to complete the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claimed 24 lives,... More>>
Jodi Arias told the jury that she "never meant to cause Travis so much pain" and that she would contribute to society from prison if she is allowed to live. More>>
A state district judge has ordered the Gordon Parks Charter School to remain open until the end of June. The Missouri Board of Education had voted to force the school to shutter its doors this month.
A heartbreaking photo of a little dog guarding the body of his owner, who was killed in the Moore, OK, tornado, is going viral. More>>
In the Kansas City metro, relief groups and volunteers are responding to help after the devastating tornado struck Moore, OK, Monday. More>>
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down near Knob Noster on Monday afternoon. More>>
The Senate voted Tuesday to keep a $400 million annual cut - or roughly a half of 1 percent - to the food stamp program as part of a major five-year farm bill. More>>
Shawnee police searched along westbound Interstate 70 in Kansas City, KS, Tuesday afternoon, looking for a gun used in a murder that occurred three years ago. More>>
Here are ways to help victims of the Moore, OK tornado. More>>
It was the end of the school day. The kids at Plaza Towers Elementary School were stuffing their backpacks, looking forward to going home, playing with friends, eating snacks. More>>
State records released Monday show how Missouri social workers failed to adequately pursue allegations of abuse involving a preschooler. Lucas Webb, 4, would die five days after the state closed the abuse investigation. More>>
Authorities blew up a suspicious package at Union Station on Tuesday morning. More>>
Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children, and those numbers were expected to climb. More>>
The Storm Prediction Center at the National Weather Service believes there is a high probability for severe weather in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. More>>
Jesse Hall was one of those who pitched in to pull children from the rubble of a demolished elementary school after it was hit by a monster tornado in Moore, OK. He describes the ordeal to KCTV5's Emily Rittman. More>>
An interview with the survivor of the massive tornado in Moore, OK, on Monday quickly went viral. More>>
People affected by the massive tornado that killed at least 51 people and destroyed parts of Oklahoma still do not know where their loved ones are, but many are using social media to find out. More>>
President Barack Obama pledged urgent government help for Oklahoma Tuesday in the wake of "one of the most destructive" storms in the nation's history. More>>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City. More>>
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A popular Blue Springs preschool will soon have to shut its doors, leaving parents scrambling to find a new option for their children. More>>
The "Click It or Ticket" seat belt awareness campaign took off nationwide Monday. More>>
Barbara Garcia, a survivor of the massive tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb on Monday, found her dog buried alive under the rubble of her home during an interview with CBS News. (5/21/13)
Millions of people all over the world are waiting to for a match who rely on blood transfusions to stay alive until they find one. An upcoming blood drive is more than trying to save a life, it is about finding a cure. More>>
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against... More>>
Authorities are assessing the damage after severe storms pummeled west-central Missouri near the towns of Warrensburg, Sedalia and Knob Noster. More>>
KCTV5 Meteorologist Tom Wachs was storm chasing Monday when he intercepted the deadly tornado that pummeled Moore, OK. A gas station he had just passed was destroyed by the tornado.
Some people in Kansas City are cleaning up their yards and trees Monday as more thousands are still without power. A church in Independence saw significant damage from a microburst.
Two men are in custody after two men were shot in Lawrence. More>>
A possible explosive device was reported at a Kansas City charter school Monday afternoon. More>>
Online attacks launched to destroy the reputations and lives of former boyfriends and girlfriends is happening more and more these days. KCTV5 examines the painful and sometimes frightening consequences of cyber revenge. More>>
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