Warnings Spare Village From Tornado Injuries

The twister that took aim at Dexter, Michigan unleashed winds of 135 mph and lingered on the ground for a full half-hour. But not a single person was seriously hurt. Authorities credit storm sirens that provided more than 20 minutes of warning. (March 16)

Raw Video: Tornado Moves Through Michigan

Several houses were damaged and at least two destroyed in one southeastern Michigan community after a tornado touched down Thursday. A heavy storm system of rain, hail and high winds that swept through Dexter. (March 15)

Mom shielding kids loses legs in tornado

A mother used her own body to shield her kids from two tornadoes, costing her both legs. Affiliate WKLY reports.

Mom shielding kids loses legs in tornado

A mother used her own body to shield her kids from two tornadoes, costing her both legs. Affiliate WKLY reports.

Mom becomes shield against tornadoes

A mother used her own body to shield her kids from two tornadoes, costing her both legs. Affiliate WKLY reports.

Mom Protects Kids, Loses Legs in Tornado

Survivors of deadly tornadoes share their stories of sacrifice.

Baby Swept Up by Tornado Buried in Indiana

A 15-month-old Indiana girl who clung to life for two days after being swept up by a tornado that killed her parents and two siblings was buried along with her family Monday. (March 5) Subscribe to the Associated Press: bit.ly Download AP Mobile: www.ap.org Associated Press on Facebook: apne.ws Associated [Read more...]

Tornadoes: Death Knell for Small Communities?

Nearly every home in Marysville, Indiana was destroyed or so badly damaged, all of them may have to be torn down. The wide scale damage raises an emotional question: Is it worth rebuilding a place that’s so small and suffered so badly? (March 5) Subscribe to the Associated Press: bit.ly [Read more...]

Snow Adds to Misery in Storm Ravaged States

A blanket of wet snow is covering Henryville, Ind., and other parts of the region that was hard-hit by Friday’s tornadoes. (March 3) Subscribe to the Associated Press: bit.ly Download AP Mobile: www.ap.org Associated Press on Facebook: apne.ws Associated Press on Twitter: apne.ws Associated Press on Google+: bit.ly

First Person: Tornado Aid for Henryville, Ind.

Donations have started pouring into Henryville, Indiana following Friday’s devastating tornado there. The death toll across the South and Midwest has reached 39, including a toddler who was found in an Indiana field on Friday. (March 4) Subscribe to the Associated Press: bit.ly Download AP Mobile: www.ap.org Associated Press on [Read more...]