Oklahoma City

  • Oklahoma Girl Scout sets cookie sales record at over 18,000 boxes 25-03-2014 03:25 PM

    A nearly 30-year-old record for Girl Scout cookie sales has been crumbled by Oklahoma City scout Katie Francis, who has so far sold 18,107 boxes by asking anyone who crossed her path to buy some of the sweets. "There's three ingredients to selling cookies: There's lots of time, lots of...
  • US: Death toll rises to nine from Oklahoma tornadoes 02-06-2013 06:22 AM

    Oklahoma City: Nine people were killed in tornadoes that swept through central Oklahoma on Friday, part of a storm system that caused widespread flooding in Oklahoma City and its suburbs, the state's chief medical examiner said on Saturday. The dead included two children and seven adults, said Amy Elliott, a...
  • US: Five killed as tornadoes hit Oklahoma City again 01-06-2013 12:48 PM

    Oklahoma City: Violent thunderstorms on Friday produced tornadoes in central Oklahoma that killed five people including a mother and her baby and menaced Oklahoma City and its hard-hit suburb of Moore, authorities said. The mother and baby were killed while traveling on Interstate 40, just west of Oklahoma City, when...
  • Tornado touches down Oklahoma City, emergency declared 01-06-2013 07:22 AM

    Little Rock: A "large and extremely dangerous" tornado that touched down west of Oklahoma City on Friday, causing some damage, was headed toward the city, and a tornado emergency has been declared in the area, the National Weather Service said. Weather Service meteorologists and storm spotters were tracking the tornado...
  • Tornado touches down west of Oklahoma City: Report 01-06-2013 06:18 AM

    A mile-wide tornado has touched down west of Oklahoma City where it has done damage and it is headed toward Oklahoma City, Oklahoma television station KFOR reported. The tornado overturned vehicles and did damage along Interstate 40, the station reported. The National Weather Service has declared a tornado emergency, which...
  • Oklahoma tornado victims astounded at how they survived 23-05-2013 07:21 AM

    Moore: Tornado survivors thanked God, sturdy closets and luck in explaining how they lived through the colossal twister that devastated an Oklahoma town and killed 24 people, an astonishingly low toll given the extent of destruction. At least one family took refuge in a bathtub and some people shut themselves...
  • US: Obama assures aid to all affected in Oklahoma tornado 22-05-2013 08:39 AM

    Barack Obama on Tuesday offered condolences for the victims of a deadly tornado in Oklahoma and pledged to focus the nation's resources on recovery and rebuilding. ...
  • US: Oklahoma tornado toll lowered to 24 from 91 22-05-2013 07:24 AM

    Washington: As rescuers searched for survivors of Monday's devastating tornado that pulverized a vast swath of the Oklahoma City suburbs, authorities revised the death toll down to 24 from 91. Nine of the fatalities are children. The Monday afternoon storm carved a trail through the area as much as two...
  • Obama pledges all necessary help for storm-hit Oklahoma 22-05-2013 06:08 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday offered condolences for the victims of a deadly tornado in Oklahoma and pledged to focus the nation's resources on recovery and rebuilding. "As a nation, our full focus right now is on the urgent work of rescue and the hard work of recovery...
  • Watch: Mobile video of Oklahoma tornado 21-05-2013 02:08 PM

    The tornado, over a mile wide, ripped through the US city of Oklahoma with winds of up to 320 km/h. ...
  • US: Oklahoma tornado death toll rises to 91 21-05-2013 12:31 PM

    The tornado, over a mile wide, ripped through the area with winds of up to 320 km/h. ...
  • Death toll climbs to 91 as tornado rips through Oklahoma 21-05-2013 11:57 AM

    Washington: Over 90 people, including 20 children, were killed after a monstrous tornado ripped through the US city of Oklahoma, flattening entire neighbourhoods, crushing two elementary schools and turning the area into a war-zone. The tornado, over a mile wide, ripped through the area on Monday with winds of up...
  • Tornado devastates Oklahoma town, at least 51 dead 21-05-2013 08:16 AM

    Moore (Oklahoma): A massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, killing at least 51 people with winds of up to 200 miles per hour (320 kph) that flattened entire tracts of homes, two schools and a hospital, leaving a wake of tangled wreckage. Rescue workers...
  • Tornado levels homes in Oklahoma City trailer park 20-05-2013 07:03 AM

    Edmond: One of several tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system rumbling through the Plains and Midwest has leveled several mobile homes in an area southeast of Oklahoma City. Reports of injuries in the mobile home park near Shawnee about 35 miles southeast of Oklahoma City couldn't immediately be confirmed....