Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:46 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:46:29 GMT
Among the devastation from Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla. was two school buildings. So, are local schools ready if the worst happens? "It makes me nervous more than anything," said Jamie Klauke, theFull Story >
Among the devastation from Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla. was two school buildings. So, are local schools ready if the worst happens?Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:41 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:41:37 GMT
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History. Before Monday's EF5 tornado in Oklahoma, there had only been 58 in the United States since 1950, when reliable records began. That number isFull Story >
EF5 tornadoes are a very rare occurrence in U.S. History.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:25 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:25:33 GMT
A 10-year-old Milford girl is asking her city council to help raise awareness of bullying. On May 15, Alexis Walter presented Milford City Council's Administrative Service with a presentation on BecomingFull Story >
A 10-year-old Milford girl is asking her city council to help raise awareness of bullying.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 8:22 PM EDT2013-05-22 00:22:05 GMT
City Manager Larry Klein delivered the City Manager's recommended Fiscal Year 2013/2014 Budget to the Commission this week. "It moves us toward providing services at optimal levels and secures a moreFull Story >
City Manager Larry Klein delivered the City Manager's recommended Fiscal Year 2013/2014 Budget to the Commission this week.Full Story >
FARMINGTON, CT. (WFSB) -
Shelters across the state have started filling up Sunday night with residents seeking comfort away from the effects of Hurricane Sandy.
As of midnight, there were 461 people staying in 12 Red Cross shelters across the state, according to a tweet from the organization.
"Unfortunately, many of us have very clear memories of last year's October snowstorm or of Tropical Storm Irene last August," Paul Shipman, American Red Cross spokesperson previously stated. "Think back to what you wished you had done then to better prepare and start taking those steps now."
Shipman suggested three simple things, "Build a kit, make a plan and be informed."
In the kit, the American Red Cross said to include food that doesn't require refrigeration, such as canned items, flashlights, a battery-operated radio and a first-aid kit. For more items to add to the kit, click the following link.
Officials also said all families should have an evacuation plan and know routes out of their area. Residents should know where a possible temporary shelter could be in their town or city. Residents should have a supply of important medications for several days to bring with them.
American Red Cross officials are advising residents to keep up with local news reports, such as Eyewitness News, for updates on the storm and the impact in their area.
Residents can also download a free American Red Cross application from their smart phone. The applications has the following:
Hurricane safety tips
Information on Red Cross shelters
Toolkit with a flashlight
One-touch "I'm Safe" button lets someone use social media outlets to let family and friends know they are OK.
"We hope that Sandy's effects are minimal," Shipman said. "But we also hope that people take the opportunity to prepare now, so they can better weather the storm."
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
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.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
Officers say speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash. Jones was wearing his seatbelt. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
In 1999, Oklahoma City saw an F5 tornado that caused more than $1 billion in damage. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
Crews from Woodlawn, Evendale and Wyoming are on the scene. The fire is out but the building is still smoking. Full Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A Lake County, Ohio father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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