Coverage of the deadly tornado that demolished homes and schools in Oklahoma on May 20.

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 08:17 AM EDT

Up to 13,000 Homes Damaged as Okla. Turns to Recovery

Up to 13,000 Homes Damaged as Okla. Turns to Recovery

The tornado that zeroed in on Moore, Okla., decimating two elementary schools and the local hospital also destroyed or damaged 12,000 to 13,000 homes, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett said at a Wednesday...

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 12:15 PM EDT

Tornado Victims Face Wreckage as Cleanup Gets Underway

Tornado Victims Face Wreckage as Cleanup Gets Underway

As the scope of devastation becomes clear, residents of Moore, Oklahoma, are beginning to sort through the wreckage of their homes for any belongings they can salvage.

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 03:54 PM EDT

Search, Rescue Winds Down a Day After Tornado

Search, Rescue Winds Down a Day After Tornado

After a tireless day of searching for survivors from Monday's massive tornado in Oklahoma, officials said the search and rescue operation would end by nightfall on Tuesday, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 09:16 AM EDT

Courage Amid Chaos as Tornado Destroys School

Courage Amid Chaos as Tornado Destroys School

The powerful tornado that tore through Moore, Okla., on Monday hit hard Plaza Towers Elementary School, where children sheltered inside from the roaring gusts, even as the building began to come apart around...

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:47 PM EDT

9-Year-Old Among First Tornado Victims Identified

9-Year-Old Among First Tornado Victims Identified

A 9-year-old girl is among the first of the Oklahoma tornado victims to be identified, NBC News reported.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 12:55 PM EDT

WATCH: View of Tornado's Path of Destruction By Air

WATCH: View of Tornado's Path of Destruction By Air

"Today's" Natalie Morales reports from a helicopter on the destruction left behind by a tornado that hit Moore, Okla., looking down on the rubble that used to be an elementary school.

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Police: Mother Questioned about Abandoned Baby

Police: Mother Questioned about Abandoned Baby

Scuff marks on the carrier and other debris indicate the carrier may have fallen off a moving vehicle.

Spark Ignited Gas Vapors in Boat Explosion, 13 Hurt

Spark Ignited Gas Vapors in Boat Explosion, 13 Hurt

The flash fire was created when a spark from electrical connections at the onboard bilge pump ignited gasoline vapors that were present in the engine compartment.

Suspect Named; AU Alum Stabbed to Death on Metro Train

Suspect Named; AU Alum Stabbed to Death on Metro Train

Metropolitan police said a man was fatally stabbed on a Metro train at the NoMa-Gallaudet Metro station Saturday afternoon.

Fireworks Blamed for Loudoun Co. Townhouse Fire

Fireworks Blamed for Loudoun Co. Townhouse Fire

Investigators said the cause of the fire was determined to be improperly disposed fireworks.

Prison Escapee David Sweat Returns to Max Security Prison

Prison Escapee David Sweat Returns to Max Security Prison

An escaped murderer who was shot after three weeks on the run has been moved from a New York hospital to another maximum-security prison. The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision says David...

Montgomery Co. Crash Kills 19-Year-Old

Montgomery Co. Crash Kills 19-Year-Old

Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 Cadillac was traveling east on Damascus Road when it veered off the roadway and struck a telephone pole.