Posted 6:25 PM 5/20/2013 by Associated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - A monstrous tornado as much as a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods with winds up to 200 mph, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. There were no confirmed injuries or (More) • Videos (2)
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Posted 4:17 PM 5/20/2013
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - A monstrous tornado as much as a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. There were no immediate reports of injuries or deaths, but the (More) • Videos (3)
Posted 2:29 PM 5/20/2013 by Associated Press
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A Texas man arrested with 21 guns in his car while passing through New Jersey four years ago will remain in prison after an appeals court on Monday upheld his conviction in a case that could wind up in front of the state Supreme Court. Dustin Reininger is serving (More)
Posted 1:01 PM 5/20/2013 by Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Jodi Arias' lawyers have asked to withdraw from the case and say they won't call any witnesses in the penalty phase of her trial. The stunning declaration came Monday after the judge denied their request for a mistrial based on a key witness receiving death threats. (More)
Posted 11:20 AM 5/20/2013 by NBC News
OKLAHOMA (NBC News) - At least 50 tornados ripped across the midsection of the country Sunday, leaving behind a huge swath of destruction and killing at least two people in Oklahoma.
At least five states suffered through the storms.
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Posted 8:01 AM 5/20/2013
SPICEWOOD - A suspect in a Central Texas double slaying has died after apparently hanging himself in his jail cell.The Burnet County Sheriff's Office on Sunday identified the inmate as Gregory Currie. Sheriff W.T. Smith says Currie apparently used part of a bedsheet to hang himself. (More)
Posted 7:58 AM 5/20/2013
Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards.Swift won eight of 11 awards, including top artist and top Billboard 200 album for "Red." She told the crowd: "You are the longest and best relationship I ever had." (More)
Posted 7:53 AM 5/20/2013
PHOENIX - A Phoenix police officer and firefighter both died Sunday after suffering critical injuries in separate accidents on the job, officials said.Police said Officer Daryl Raetz, 29, was conducting a DUI stop on a vehicle in west Phoenix when another vehicle struck him at about (More)
Posted 7:51 AM 5/20/2013
SHAWNEE, Okla. - Hearing on the radio that a violent storm was approaching her rural Oklahoma neighborhood, Lindsay Carter took advantage of the advanced warning, gathered her belongings and fled. When she returned, there was little left of the community she called home.Several (More)
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Posted 7:47 AM 5/20/2013
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.The lucky ticket was bought sometime Saturday or earlier at a Publix supermarket in (More)
Posted 7:41 AM 5/20/2013
WASHINGTON - More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness stemming from sexual abuse in the military, and 4,000 sought disability benefits, underscoring the staggering long-term impact of a crisis that has roiled the Pentagon and been condemned by President Barack (More)
Posted 7:38 AM 5/20/2013
CHICAGO - A manager of Chicago's Navy Pier rode the tourist spot's Ferris wheel for more than two days, bringing the world record for the longest ride to the birthplace of the amusement park favorite.Clinton Shepherd spent 48 hours, 8 minutes and 25 seconds riding Navy Pier's Ferris (More)
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